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Robert Half International Controller in YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio

Description Robert Half Finance is seeking an ambitious and enthusiastic Controller to join the ranks at a well-respected Manufacturing 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. Working with this company, you will receive competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, as well as strong career growth. 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. You will also be expected to make key decisions and be able to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a part of the leadership team, you will lead the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and foster creativity throughout your area of responsibility. The full-time Controller position is situated in the Youngstown, Ohio area.

Major responsibilities

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

  • Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports

  • Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts

  • Evaluate, implement and streamline 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

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

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

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

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

  • Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management Requirements - CPA or MBA preferred

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Prepare Financial Statements experience

  • Knowledge of journal entries

  • General ledger experience

  • Monthly Financial Statements experience

  • Proficiency in financial auditing

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

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

  • Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

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

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

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