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Robert Half International Controller in Portland, Oregon


Do you 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? If you are good at 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, this role might be right for you. To succeed in this role, you will need to lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Tigard, Oregon region.

Please contact Kevin Wong and email your resume directly to kevin.wong@roberthalfcom. You can also connect with me on LinkedIn.

Major responsibilities

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

  • Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

  • Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed

  • Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash

  • Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

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

  • Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection

Please refer to Job Order 03600-0011713492


  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company

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

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

  • Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

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

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

Please contact Kevin Wong and email your resume directly to kevin.wong@roberthalfcom. You can also connect with me on LinkedIn.

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Salary: DOE

Location: Portland, OR

Date Posted: February 26, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 03600-0011713492

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance