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Robert Half Controller in Roseville, Minnesota

Description Are you driven by high expectations? Candidates who thrive in roles where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued will be interested in this position. A successful company is seeking a Controller through Robert Half to take responsibility for its accounting and clerical department. The Controller will be a permanent employment opportunity and will be located in the Roseville, Minnesota region. To succeed in this role, you will need to plan and direct all accounting operational functions, handle the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluate accounting and internal control systems, and lead departmental staff. To succeed in this role, you will need to 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. Exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth are offered by this position.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

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

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

  • Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management

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

  • Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required

  • Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports

  • Perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

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

  • Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations Requirements - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued

  • Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

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

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

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

  • Solid understanding of budgeting

  • Expertise in Analysis planning

  • Non-profit fund accounting experience

  • Deep understanding of Annual Planning

  • Month end closings experience highly desired

  • CPA/MBA preferred

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

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

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