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Robert Half International Controller in Russellville, Arkansas


You're a likely candidate for this job if you are driven by high expectations. Do you thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued? Check out this job! If you want to work for a successful company, Robert Half Finance has an opportunity for a Controller to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Russellville, Arkansas region. This position is for candidates who can 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. 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. This is a good role for anyone seeking exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports

  • Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

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

  • Check deliverables of self and team to certify they meet client expectations

  • Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Act on items beyond formal job responsibilities

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

    Requirements - Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

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

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Deep understanding of month end closings

  • Command of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Balance Sheet Reconciliation experience highly preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial statement preparation

  • Background working with Bank Account Reconciliation

  • Adeptness in Month-end Journal Entries

  • General familiarity with account reconciliation

  • Earlier work involving bank reconciliations

  • Experience with Month-end Financial

  • Practical knowledge of Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

  • Solid understanding of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Month-end Close Activities experience preferred

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

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills

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

  • Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • CPA/MBA preferred

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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