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Robert Half Controller in Portsmouth, New Hampshire


Robert Half is reviewing candidates for a renowned services company for an ambitious, determined Controller. As the Controller, you will plan and direct all accounting operational functions, manage accounting and internal control systems, and guide departmental staff. This company offers very competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package. We want to hear from you if you can motivate others with your positive professional attitude; are honest, reliable and a leader; and can provide outstanding client services by managing self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability. Additionally, you will handle key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence the team. You will join the leadership team in supporting the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenging the status quo, and fostering creativity in your department. This permanent position is for a Controller who will work in the Seacoast NH area.

Major responsibilities

  • Be the point person for all financial information with accurate and timely reporting to all of the key managers, banking relationships and key stakeholders.

  • Assess and approve the credit limits of our customers and related relationships to allow the company to grow

  • Develop a budgeting process and publish annually an operating budget one month prior to the fiscal year end through collaboration or coordination with key managers in the organization

  • Maintain continuous cash flow management through the budgeting process, actual or anticipated sales or purchasing needs and through ongoing banking communication concerning the needs of the business.

  • Provide key performance indicators for the key managers that support the financial goals and annual budget and publish and monitor those KPIs as needed but at least monthly.

  • Work with our audit team and our banking contact to provide any and all audited financial reports and information needs consistent with our time line

  • Ensure that our vendor relationships are maintained consistent with our core values and with well communicated financial activities that builds confidence with our vendor relationships


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

  • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

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

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

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Command of budget forecasting

  • Strong familiarity with International business relations

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

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