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Robert Half Controller in WIXOM, Michigan

Description A current opening through Robert Half, seeks an ambitious, determined Controller to join the team at a prominent services company. This is a leadership role with responsibility over 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. This company provides competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and strong opportunity for career growth. We want to hear from you if you can motivate others with your positive detail oriented attitude; are honest, reliable and a leader; and can provide outstanding client services by managing self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability. In addition, your responsibilities will include key decision making and challenging, negotiating and influencing the team. Being part of the leadership team, you will advance the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and encourage creativity in your team. Based in the Wixom, Michigan area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position.

Your responsibilities

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

  • Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

  • Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

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

  • Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

  • Ensure deliverables of self and team meet client expectations

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible

  • Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis

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

  • Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash Requirements - Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

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

  • Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Financial Statement experience desired

  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

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

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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