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Robert Half International Controller in Rockwood, Tennessee


Candidates who are driven by high expectations will be preferred for this position. Do you thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued? Check out this job! Candidates who would be excited to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department will be interested in Robert Half Finance's opportunity to join a successful company as a Controller. Based in the Rockwood, Tennessee area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position. This role's duties will require 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 position is for candidates who can effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services, lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. Do you want exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth? This is a good position for you.

Key responsibilities

  • Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis

  • Comfortable in taking on tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis

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

  • Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

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

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

  • Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners

  • Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

For immediate consideration call 865-588-6500 ask for Lisa Coker to set up an interview.


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

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

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Month end closings experience

  • Bank reconciliations experience

  • Experience with budget forecasting

  • Strong familiarity with standard costs

  • Journal entries experience desired

  • Adeptness in financial statement preparation

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

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

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

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

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Salary: $90,000.00 - $105,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Rockwood, TN

Date Posted: March 4, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 03920-0011636210

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance