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Robert Half International Controller in VALLEY, Nebraska


You might be a good fit for this position if you are driven by high expectations. There is a great opportunity for candidates who thrive in roles where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued. You could take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department at a successful Construction/Contractor company, through Robert Half Finance's new Controller opportunity. The full-time Controller position is situated in the West Omaha, Nebraska area. You will succeed in this position if you 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. Effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services will be essential for this role, and a creative type who can lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. If your ideal job offers you exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth, this is a good fit!

Key responsibilities

  • Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed

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

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

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

  • Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

  • Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

  • Perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

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

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

    Requirements - Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Percentage of Completion experience

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

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

  • Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Deep understanding of Construction Accounting

  • Construction Industry Experience experience preferred

  • Construction project accounting experience preferred

  • Comprehensive knowledge of GAAP Accounting

  • Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

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

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.

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