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Robert Half Controller in OWINGS MILLS, Maryland


If you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department, contact Jim Meade at Robert Half about becoming a Controller with a reputable Machinery Manufacturing company. In this role, you will be planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff. If you can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services, this role might be right for you. We're looking for creative team players with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. This very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package could advance your career. This permanent position is for a Controller who will work in the Owings Mills, Maryland region. If you are interested email your resume to Jim Meade at Robert Half or connect with me on LinkedIn.

What you get to do every single day

  • Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required

  • Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

  • Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management

  • Assure client expectations are met by reviewing deliverables of self and team

  • Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis


  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

  • 7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Proven knowledge of job costing

  • Month end closings experience desired

  • Project accounting experience

  • Command of financial statement preparation

  • Sage X3 knowledge preferred

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • International experience preferred

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

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