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Robert Half Controller in PUTNAM, Connecticut

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Robert Half is searching for an energetic Controller to join a reputable manufacturing and services company. This is a leadership role with responsibility over an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, your tasks will include planning and directing all accounting operational functions, managing the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assessing accounting and internal control systems, and guiding departmental staff. Working with this company, you will receive competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, as well as strong career growth. 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. You will also be responsible for key decision making and the ability to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a part of the leadership team, you will lead the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and foster creativity throughout your area of responsibility. The Controller will be a permanent employment opportunity and will be located in the Putnam, Connecticut region.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners

  • Meet client expectations by reviewing deliverables of self and team to make sure they meet client satisfaction

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

  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

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

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

  • Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual

  • Able to perform additional tasks beyond formal job duties

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible

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

Please send resumes directly to Chelsea Halon at chelsea.halon@roberthalf com

Requirements

  • Manufacturing / Service industry experience

  • Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

  • Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

  • Foundational knowledge in general ledger

  • Project Cost experience

  • Process Improvement Initiatives experience highly desired

  • Adeptness in KPI Reporting

  • GAAP Accounting experience

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

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

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