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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in Tallahassee, Florida


Robert Half Finance & Accounting has an open position for an ambitious Assistant Controller to join a prestigious company in the Financial Services industry. As the Assistant Controller, you will oversee the day to day of the accounting staff and send reports to the Controller. In this Assistant Controller role, you will utilize your problem solving skills by taking initiative to identity and resolve problems. Please apply right away! This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Tallahassee, Florida area.

What you get to do every single day

  • Classify and develop Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Construct relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like actual spend against budgets/outlook, the monthly flash report, and key financial metrics

  • Advanced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Compose diverse procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

  • Define and flourish process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Other duties when requested

  • Backfill for Controller if necessary

  • Uphold implementation and warrant adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Facilitate the accounting team during the closing process to see to it that deadlines are met

  • Help ensure a competent, trained staff through regular assessment, goal setting and development

  • Push accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Contribute to the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Guarantee regular account reconciliation to completion


  • Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment

    • Prior accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

  • Year end closings experience required

  • Strong familiarity with financial statement preparation

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

    • Deep knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

  • CPA certification desired

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

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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Salary: $85,000.00 - $110,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Tallahassee, FL

Date Posted: February 17, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01120-0011668765

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance