Senior Accountant/Controller


Salary:

$80,000.00 to $100,000.00 per year

Location:

INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Date Posted:

April 26, 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

01400-0010908974

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
Robert Half Finance and Accounting is currently seeking a Controller for a local, logistics company located in downtown Indianapolis. This is a leadership role with responsibility over a small accounting department. As the Senior Accountant/Controller, you will be responsible for planning and directing all accounting operational functions, coordinating or assisting with the budget process, managing the accumulation and consolidation of the financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and managing departmental staff. Our client will look at candidates with logistics, freight and transportation industry experience at both the Senior Accountant level and at the Controller level. The key with this position is that logistics experience is a must. Candidates at the Controller level must have business development experience and will be a part of the executive team helping grow the company from $50M to $100M in revenue in five years. The ideal candidate for this Senior Accountant/Controller position should have a Bachelors degree in Finance or Accounting and 3-5+ years of related experience. The key requirements are logistics/freight/transportation experience, 3-5 years accounting experience, degree in Accounting or Finance or Business, and strong GAAP knowledge. A CPA is not required, but preferred. For immediate consideration or for more information, please contact Jeff Giles with Robert Half at 317-638-8367 or [email protected]
Requirements
- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

- Well-founded grasp of cash flow management

- Business analysis experience highly desired

- Budget forecasting experience

- Account management experience preferred

- Proven knowledge of budgeting

- Practical knowledge of revenue reporting

- Accounts payable experience

- Solid understanding of US GAAP

- General familiarity with financial reporting

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

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

- Prior work done in public accounting is desired

- CPA/MBA preferred

- Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

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

- Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

- Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

- Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

- Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills
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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Indianapolis, IN

135 N Pennsylvania
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Indianapolis, IN 46204
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317.638.8367
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