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Robert Half Controller in Rochester, Michigan

Description A prominent landscaping services company is looking to grow its team by hiring a Controller through Robert Half due to company growth!. This company provides competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and the opportunity to be part of a detail oriented winning team. We want to hear from you if you love accounting and finance, have a positive detail oriented attitude; are honest, reliable; and can provide outstanding client services with urgency, practicality and accountability. In addition, your responsibilities will include key decision making and challenging, negotiating and influencing 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 position is a full-time opportunity with a hybrid option in the Rochester, Michigan region.

What you get to do every single day

Participate in the development of and support the Company’s strategic plans. Develop and manage financial controls in accordance with the Company’s procedures. Compile and analyze financial reporting (Dashboard) and report same to Management and/or Owner monthly, or as directed. Monitor and analyze the financial performance of the Company and report same to Management team and/or Owner on regular basis via company dashboard and divisional P/L, monthly. Recommend timely practice adjustments to reach Company growth and profit goals. Prepare monthly, and annual operating budgets. Monitor monthly to ensure Company goals are within target range and/or recommend practice adjustments. Communicate progress to Management Team on a weekly basis in Team Meetings. Ensure all business licenses and insurances for the Company and all personnel are maintained and kept current. Manage the preparation of payroll for personnel. Manage the distribution of Bonus’ yearly. Manage and prepare all payments, insurance, and registration for all owned or leased Company vehicles and equipment. Manage and prepare all payments and documents for insurance, taxes and utilities for all Company real estate. Compile Divisional spending reports, by month, for the last two years to assist Managers in preparing their yearly Divisional budget request. Report monthly / quarterly payroll reports to federal and state. Approve purchase orders for Division Managers. Prepare and distribute receivables to division managers for follow up, Monthly. Prepare and distribute payables to division managers for review and approval, Monthly. Prepare required documents for bi-annual employee reviews and distribute same to supervision and employees for action. Upon completion of documents, compile packet for use in performance review. Schedule performance review. Participate in employee reviews, as requested.

Ensure all Workers Compensation reports and filings are current.

Organize, implement and maintain Master Inventory List provided by Division Managers. Requirements

Keys: Bach degree in accounting or finance preferred Min 7 years finance and accounting exp QuickBooks . Job costing is also a must.

KNOWLEDGE OF: Accrual and cash accounting principles and procedures. Ability to forecast cash needs based on historical data, i.e. machinery, equipment, supplies and payroll. Development and analysis of Profit and Loss statements. Ability to summarize analysis for Management and recommend practice adjustments, if required. Principles and practices of safety management. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases and company software. Pertinent local, state and federal laws, ordinances and rules. ABILITY TO: Multi-task and work under pressure. Proficient with Excel, Word, Microsoft Office. Lead out weekly financial key metrics presentation updates to owner and management team. Meet deadlines. Organize, implement and direct office operations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Management experience in working with other managers of different areas within company. Interpret and explain pertinent Company policies and procedures. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with personnel and outside contacts in the normal course of business. Analyze data related to cash management, budget and individual jobs’ P & L and recommend interim practice adjustments. Prepare documents for effective and efficient yearly audit. Create and maintain a friendly, helpful and detail oriented demeanor to all current and potential clients. Ensure efficient follow-up and resolution to all client and vendor inquiries regarding services, invoices, or payment. Ensure Owner and /or appropriate Division Manager is aware of issues of concern. Deal with the seasonality of required hours to complete these tasks. Preferably an understanding of the construction type industry.

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