Robert Half Controller in Wilmington, Delaware
Description Do you want to be a Controller with a reputable company? Contact Robert Half if you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department. To succeed in this role, you will need to 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. Candidates who can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services, will be preferred for this position. The ideal candidate for this position is a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. This very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package could advance your career. The permanent Controller position is situated in the Wilmington, Delaware area.
Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible
Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation
Review deliverables of self and team to align with client expectations
Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time
Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash
Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly
Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Capable of handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties
Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports
Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies Requirements - Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued
Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Strong communication and social skills
Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Candidate must possess first-rate analytical, quantitative and social skills
5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required
Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
SAP experience preferred
Microsoft Excel experience
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