$64,000.00 to $70,000.00 per year


Grand Rapids, MI

Date Posted:

November 3, 2017

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Robert Half Finance is searching for an efficient Controller to join a reputable company. In this Controller role, you will direct the accounting and clerical department. Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? This company has an amazing culture and employee focused mindset! Be the key player we are looking for and email your resume to [email protected] or call Joel Bode at 616-454-9444!
Daily Responsibilities:
- Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations G/L analysis
- Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
- Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management
- Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis
- Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports
- Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll
- Work closely with COO, executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation
- Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time
- Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
- Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis
- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
- Month end closings experience required
- Solid understanding of financial statement preparation
- Strong familiarity with standard costs
- Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure
- Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required
- 15+ years of progressive accounting experience, including 5+ years as a Controller preferred
- Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
- Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills
- Maintain accountability for self and others to make sure that results are achieved
- Ability to meet deadlines
- BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
- CPA/MBA preferred
- Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued
- Strong 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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Grand Rapids, MI

333 Bridge Street N.W. Suite 1010A Grand Rapids, MI 49504 616.454.9444