$60000 - 80000/year


Columbus, NE

Date Posted:

April 18, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Join the ranks at a well-respected services company as a Controller through Robert Half Finance. The leadership position is responsible for 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 provides competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and strong opportunity for 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. You will join the leadership team in supporting the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenging the status quo, and fostering creativity in your department. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Edina, Minnesota region.

Major responsibilities

- Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash

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

- Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual

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

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

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

- Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

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

- Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

- Capable of handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties

For immediate consideration, email a resume to [email protected]
- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

- Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

- Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

- Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

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

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

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

- CPA or MBA preferred

- Solid understanding of month end closings

- Expertise in job costing

- Strong familiarity with financial statement preparation

- Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Detailed and have the ability work independently

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

- Self-starter and strong ethical standards

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.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

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