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Robert Half International Corporate Controller in PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania


Robert Half has partnered with a Financial Services company that is seeking a results-oriented Corporate Controller. The Corporate Controller will lead all aspects of our corporate accounting function and be responsible for maintaining an effective internal control environment. The Corporate Controller is responsible for maintaining financial records and establishing accounting policies and procedures to ensure that all financial transactions are executed and documented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. If you are a self-starter with a proven ability to identify issues and resolve problems, this is the Corporate Controller role for you! Submit your application now and learn more about this exciting opportunity! This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Philadelphia area.

How you will make an impact

  • Responsible for timely and consistent internal accounting operations including, but not limited to, revenue recognition, collections, accounts payable, payroll processing, intercompany accounting and consolidation and the entire monthly close process.

  • Performs monthly/quarterly/year-end financial close and completion of monthly account analysis reconciliations, including preparation of trial balance, P& L, balance sheet, statement of cash flows and statements of shareholders’ equity.

  • Develop and enforce accounting policies and procedures, including compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Responsible for ensuring generally acceptable accounting standards are appropriately applied, including adoption of new accounting rules when required.

  • Manages, operate, optimize, and maintains financial and accounting systems with a specific focus on automation.

  • Responsible for coordination and completion of annual financial audit and tax compliance (including income tax, franchise tax, payroll tax, property tax, etc).


The ideal Corporate Controller candidate should have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education. CPA preferred.

Other requirements for the Corporate Controller position include and are not limited to:

  • 9++ years' accounting experience, preferably a combination of public accounting and in-house experience. Expertise in or significant exposure to the following areas: Revenue Recognition, GAAP reporting, Consolidation/Intercompany Accounting.

  • Senior management experience including C-level interaction.

  • Prior success upgrading the quality of an organization’s accounting infrastructure through process and technology.

  • Proficient with ERP Systems (and ancillary finance systems), preferably with Intacct and experience with ERP and process re-engineering/implementations.

  • Current knowledge of GAAP reporting requirements.

  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word). Must have advanced skills with Microsoft Excel.

Interested candidates should reach out to Scott Shorr at 215.568.4580 and reference JO#03720-0011882645

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