$55,000.00 to $75,000.00 per year



Date Posted:

April 26, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Do 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? Contact Robert Half Finance about this reputable company's Controller opportunity. 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. Candidate must lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. Consider this position if you are a a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. Is it time to advance your career? Find out more about this opportunity and take the next steps toward a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Fort Wayne, Indiana region.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

- Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

- Perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

- Analyze deliverables of self and team to confirm they meet client expectations

- 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

- Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation

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

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

- Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required

- Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time
- Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

- Be detailed, flexible, and organized

- Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

- Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company

- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

- Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

- 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as Accounting Manager or Full Charge Bookkeeper

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

- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

- Trial balance experience preferred

- Strong familiarity with job costing, Work in Process reporting strongly desired

- Knowledge of month end closings

- Experience with Microsoft Excel

- Solid understanding of Sage Timberline

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