Controller


Salary:

DOE

Location:

Phoenix, AZ

Date Posted:

April 19, 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

00210-0010937216

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
Robert Half Finance is looking for an ambitious, eager Controller to join the team at an well-respected services company. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical 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 offers very competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent career growth. We are seeking an individual for this role who is able to motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; exhibit integrity, reliability and leadership; and is capable of providing exceptional client services by managing self and others by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be responsible for key decision making and the ability to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As part of the leadership team, you will be expected to lead the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, to challenge the status quo, and to encourage creativity throughout your area of responsibility. The full-time Controller position is situated in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

Your responsibilities in this role

- Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly

- Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll

- Review and revise deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

- Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time

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

- Respond on items beyond formal job responsibilities

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

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

- Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis

- Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed

- Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports
Requirements
- Prior work done in public accounting is desired

- Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

- Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

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

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

- Vow to meet business deadlines

- Comprehensive knowledge of model view controller

- Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills

- Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

- Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

- Strong analytical, communication, and leadership 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.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888-490-5461 for additional information.

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