Robert Half Controller in Spokane, Washington
Description Driven by high expectations? Check out this job! You might be a good fit for this position if you thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued. Robert Half Finance's new Controller opening will give you the opportunity to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department at a successful company. Based in the Spokane, Washington area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position. 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, will be preferred for this position. Candidates who know how to effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services will do well in this role along with creative types who can lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. This position offers exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth.
Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required
Assure client expectations are met by reviewing deliverables of self and team
Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Comfortable handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties
Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports
Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management
Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection
Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation
Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis
Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis
Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll Requirements - Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required
Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
Proficiency in Bookkeeping Functions
Solid understanding of Annual Financial Reporting
Foundational knowledge in QuickBooks Pro
Microsoft Excel experience
Human Resources (HR) Administration experience required
Proven knowledge of Electronic Manufacturing
Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skills
Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Self-starter and strong ethical standards
Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus
Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred
7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
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