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Robert Half International Controller in Vancouver, Washington

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Jamie Benway with Robert Half is reviewing candidates for an ambitious Controller opening for one of her reputable clients. In this leadership position, you will direct an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, your tasks will include planning and directing all accounting operational functions, managing the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assessing accounting and internal control systems, and guiding departmental staff. 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. In addition, your responsibilities will include key decision making and challenging, negotiating and influencing the team. As part of the leadership team, you will be expected to lead the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, to challenge the status quo, and to encourage creativity throughout your area of responsibility.

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

  • Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis

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

  • Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports

  • Review and revise deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

  • Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

Please contact Jamie Benway with Robert Half to review this position. Job Order: 03600-0011884968

Requirements

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

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

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

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Month end closings experience

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

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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