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Controller

Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Elyria
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Description Robert Half Finance is looking for an ambitious Controller to join a well-respected services company. In this leadership position, you will direct an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will plan and direct all accounting operational functions, manage the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assess accounting and internal control systems, and guide departmental staff. This company offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package along with strong career growth. We are seeking an individual for this role who is able to motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; exhibit integrity, reliability and leadership; and is capable of providing exceptional client services by managing self and others by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. Additionally, you will handle key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence 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. The Controller will be a full-time employment opportunity and will be located in the Elyria, Ohio region.How you will make an impactComplete tasks beyond formal job responsibilitiesCollaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operationResponsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysisEnsure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniquesAdvance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementationPrepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash managementManage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecastsManage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payrollEach month, present executive committee and partners with financial reportsAnalyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologiesReviews deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectationsFor Immediate CONFIDENTIAL Consideration, please call Tom @ 216-800-7232 or e-mail your resumeRequirements - US GAAP experience highly preferredEarlier work involving month end closingsKnowledge of financial analysisQuickBooks experience highly valuedDemonstrated knowledge of metricsAdeptness in costingSolid understanding of financial statement preparationPractical knowledge of IFRS AccountingExperience with operationsDeep understanding of budget forecastingExpense reports experienceBackground working with auditingGood understanding of HVACGeneral familiarity with KPI ReportingPrevious experience working with Sage IntacctAccounting experience in publicly-traded company a plusSharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skillsAbility to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlinesOutstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentationsAdvanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferredAbility to work in a dynamic and changing environment5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferredExcellent technology, analytics and management experience requiredBA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related fieldAttention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirementStrong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening) Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.When you work with us, youre working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNEs Most Admired Companies every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes annual ranking of Americas Best Professional Recruiting Firms.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking Apply Now, youre agreeing to Robert Halfs Terms of Use (

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