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Robert Half Controller in Pewaukee, Wisconsin


If you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department, contact Robert Half about becoming a Controller with a reputable Manufacturing company. To succeed in this role, you will need to plan and direct all accounting operational functions, handle the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluate accounting and internal control systems, and lead departmental staff. You will succeed in this position 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. You might be a good fit for this position if you are a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. You might be in a good place to advance your career with this opportunity's very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. This permanent position is for a Controller who will work in the Pewaukee, Wisconsin region. For immediate consideration call Bill Johannes at 414-622-3416 or 414-699-0299 or connect on Linked-In . All conversations will be confidential. If you or someone you know would qualify for any of the positions listed below feel free to have them call me as well. Thanks for any consideration and I look forward to helping you. God Bless.

What you get to do every day

  • Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

  • Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Assess deliverables of self and team to verify they meet client expectations

  • Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports

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

  • Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis

  • Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time

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

  • Comfortable in taking on tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts

    Requirements - Wide ranging experience with Monthly Financial Reporting

  • General familiarity with Financial Audits

  • Proven knowledge of Monthly Sales Tax

  • Solid understanding of Month-end Close Activities

  • Deep understanding of Monthly Account Reconciliation

  • Experience with Monthly Financial Statements

  • Practical knowledge of NetSuite

  • Monthly Closings experience

  • Earlier work involving financial analysis

  • Quality experience with financial statement preparation

  • Well-founded grasp of external auditing

  • Command of month end closings

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued

  • Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

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

  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

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