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Robert Half International Controller in Smyrna, Tennessee

Description Do you want to work as a Controller? Robert Half Finance has a current opening for a reputable services company you don't want to miss. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, manages the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, analyzes accounting and internal control systems, and guides departmental staff. This company offers very competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent 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. Additionally, you will handle key decisions and 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 Smyrna, Tennessee region.

Responsibilities

  • Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

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

  • Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports

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

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

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation

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

  • Assess deliverables of self and team to verify they meet client expectations

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

  • Comfortable handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties

  • Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time Requirements - Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Strategic Analysis experience

  • Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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

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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