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Robert Half International Controller in WARREN, Michigan



Are you driven by high expectations? Candidates who thrive in roles where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued will be preferred for this position. If you want to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department, Robert Half Finance is looking for a Controller to join a successful company. Based in the Warren, Michigan area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time 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, you might be right for this position. 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. The company will reward you with exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth. For immediate and confidential consideration, please reach out to Sean Robinson at 248-205-5582 Ext 48128.

Your responsibilities in this role

-Ensure that the company’s financials are maintained and are in compliance where appropriate with US GAAP, including monthly account analysis and report in line with US and Group month end timetable.

-Lead and execute the month end close process activities, including but not limited to: Revenue recognition adherence, WIP Analysis, intercompany accounting, Monthly / Quarterly reporting packs, P& L review, variance analysis, trend reporting, KPI tracking, ad hoc reporting as requested

-Perform actual versus budget and prior year trending analysis for the locations on a monthly basis. Provide a challenge to operational teams to drive cost base improvements where needed.

-Lead forecasting and budgeting activities, including but not limited to: Customer and department revenue build-up, expense tracking, balance sheet and cashflow build-up, and capital spend forecasting.

-Monitor and forecast cash needs on an ongoing basis, including a monthly thirteen week cashflow forecast.

-Partner with operations and comemrical on capital investment business cases, execution and spend tracking.

-Manage staff performance, development, and engagement.


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

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

  • Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

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

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Microsoft Excel experience desired

-Multi-entity controller experience a must (they have 4 business units)

-MS Dynamics AX – plus experience preferred – moving to Dynamics 365 this year

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