Robert Half International Controller in Savannah, Georgia
Description Robert Half Finance is searching for an ambitious Controller eager to join the team at a reputable Healthcare/NHS company. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will be 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 company offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package along with strong career growth. We are seeking someone who will motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; is honest, reliable and a leader; and will offer remarkable client services, managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be expected to make key decisions and be able to challenge, negotiate and influence 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 will be a full-time employment opportunity and will be located in the Savannah, Georgia region.
Review and revise deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations
Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash
Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation
Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts
Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis
Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed
Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual
Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month Requirements - 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
Consolidated Balance Sheet experience preferred
Joint ventures experience desired
Proven knowledge of Consolidated Tax Return
Knowledge of Annual Audited Financial Statements
Deep understanding of month end closings
Consolidated Financial Statements experience
Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)
Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued
Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
Be detailed, flexible, and organized
Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus
Vow to meet business deadlines
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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