Financial Controller

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
High Point
22 Aug 2019
27 Aug 2019
Contract type
Full time
Ref ID: 03064487

Classification: Controller

Compensation: $60000.00 to $80000.00 yearly

Join the ranks at a well–respected services company as a Controller through Robert Half Finance. In this leadership position, you will direct an accounting department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, manages the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, analyzes accounting and internal control systems, and guides departmental staff. This company offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package along with strong career growth. We are seeking someone who will motivate others by maintaining a positive detail oriented 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 responsible for key decision making and the ability 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. This full–time position is for a Controller who will work in the High Point, North Carolina region.

Duties Inclued:

– Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

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

– Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm–wide improvements, as needed

– Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

– Review and revise deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

– Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

– Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm–wide operation

– Prepare cash–flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management

– Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

– Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts
– Vow to meet business deadlines

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

– CPA/MBA preferred

– Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions

– Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

– Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

– 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

– Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

– Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide–ranging backgrounds

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills

– GAAP Accounting experience

– Peachtree Accounting Software experience

– Knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full–time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune? magazine?s list of ?World's Most Admired Companies? since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.
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