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Robert Half

This is a Full-time position in Houston, TX posted June 24, 2021.

Ref ID: 04040-0011827744

Classification: Controller

Compensation: $95000.00 to $105000.00 yearly

You could become a Controller with a reputable company working with Robert Half Finance, 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. Candidates who can 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, will be preferred for this position. Leading with integrity and reliability and having the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services will be essential for this role. 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 opportunity will provide you with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. If it’s time to advance your career, consider this position. Based in the Houston, Texas area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position.

What you get to do every day

– Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

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

– Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

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

– Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts

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

– Check deliverables of self and team to certify they meet client expectations

– Respond on items beyond formal job responsibilities

– Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

– Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

Job Requirements:

– Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

– Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

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

– Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

– Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

– Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

– Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

– CPA/MBA preferred

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

– Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

– Knowledge of month end closings

– Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Excel

– Deep understanding of financial reporting

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

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

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, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s 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.

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