$90000 - 115000/year


Minneapolis, MN

Date Posted:

May 24, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Robert Half Finance has an opening for a Controller for a client in the Financial Services industry who is seeking an ambitious candidate to join their reputable company. In this leadership position, you will direct an accounting department. As the Controller, your tasks will include planning and directing all accounting operational functions, managing the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assessing accounting and internal control systems, and guiding departmental staff. This company provides competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and strong opportunity for career growth. We want to hear from you if you can motivate others with your positive professional attitude; are honest, reliable and a leader; and can provide outstanding client services by managing self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also make key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a leader, you will encourage innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and support creativity in your area of responsibility. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Minneapolis, Minnesota.

What you get to do every single day

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

- Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

- Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

- Capable of handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties

- Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

- Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible
- BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

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

- CPA or MBA preferred

- Command of management reporting

- Strong familiarity with financial statement preparation

- Solid understanding of financial reporting

- Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

- Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

- Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

- 5+ years of progressive accounting experience

- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

- Strong attention to detail

- Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

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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