Robert Half Controller in Racine, Wisconsin
This exciting position for a determined Controller for an esteemed Manufacturing company is being filled by Robert Half. In this leadership position, you will direct an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will plan and direct all accounting operational functions, manage the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assess accounting and internal control systems, and guide departmental staff. This company has very competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and ample opportunity for 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. Additionally, you will handle key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a leader, you will encourage innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and support creativity in your area of responsibility. The permanent Controller position is situated in the Racine, Wisconsin area.
Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection
Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts
Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals
Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure that firm-wide operation is efficient and effective
Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities
Review and revise deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations
Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports
Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation
If interest and you have experience please call Bill Johannes at 414-699-0299.
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Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required
Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills
Monthly Account Reconciliation experience
General familiarity with VISUAL Enterprise
Adeptness in cost accounting
Command of Month-end Close Activities
Demonstrated knowledge of CPA
Experience with standard costs
Solid understanding of month end closings
Month-end Journal Entries experience
Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment
Ability to meet deadlines
10+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills
Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred
Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
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