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Robert Half Controller in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia


Our client, a well known global firm, is currently recruiting for their new Controller. This position reports to a talented and highly regarded CFO within a very stable and well managed environment. This high profile Controller position will mentor and motivate a talented department of over twenty staff including a number of former Big 4 and major firm CPAs. This position will oversee all areas of accounting operations including the close process, general ledger, billing, payroll, accounts payable, treasury and aspects of taxation. This vital Controller position will also work with various department heads including IT, human resources, marketing and the company’s leadership team. Our client is offering a very competitive base salary plus bonus potential and a marquis benefits package.

Specific duties for this impactful Controller role will include:

1) Management of a talented team of over 20 staff including line managers and their teams. This role will provide overall direction, technical expertise and training as well as staff reviews and evaluations. This role will also oversee the billing process, accounts receivable and related activities.

2) Responsibility for the monthly financial close calendar including budget to actual variance analysis.

3) Oversight of the company’s cash management as well as core treasury responsibilities including support of banking activities and borrowing.

4) Responsibility for the financial close for subsidiary and affiliated companies including international entities.

5) Oversight of the payroll functions and related payroll and benefit accounting in coordination with their Human Resources team.

6) Working with the Senior Leadership to develop strategies to enhance cash flow and monitor company performance.

7) Management of the company’s financial audit including the preparation of audit schedules, financial statements and footnotes as well as negotiations with the outside CPA firm.

8) Oversight to ensure compliance with the company's accounting policies and procedures and suggest enhancements as necessary.

9) Preparation of certain domestic and international tax reporting as well as filing requirements including the management of outside tax consultants.

10) Performance of ad-hoc projects for Senior Management as requested as well as look for opportunities to improve efficiencies within the department.

Please email your resume in confidence to Raj Khanna, Senior Vice President at Robert Half or directly via LinkedIn for immediate consideration for this fast moving opportunity or one of our other leadership openings in the Washington, DC Metro area.


15 years of progressive accounting and finance experience including proven management skills of a staff of 10 or more

BS in Accounting with a CPA a must

MBA or related graduate degree preferred

Prior Big 4 or leading public accounting firm experience is highly preferred

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