Controller


Salary:

$100,000.00 to $110,000.00 per year

Location:

Phoenix, AZ

Date Posted:

April 19, 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

00210-0010941009

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. This leadership role oversees an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, handles the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluates accounting and internal control systems, and leads departmental staff. This company has very competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and ample opportunity for career growth. We are seeking an individual for this role who is able to motivate others by maintaining a positive detail oriented 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 expected to make key decisions and be able to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a part of the leadership team, you will lead the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and foster creativity throughout your area of responsibility. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Phoenix, Arizona region.

Responsibilities

- Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis

- Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection

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

- Act on items beyond formal job responsibilities

- Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management

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

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

- Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed

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

- Assess deliverables of self and team to verify they meet client expectations

- Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports
Requirements
- Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

- Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

- Comprehensive knowledge of accounts receivable

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

- Strong communication and social skills

- Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Detailed and have the ability work independently

- Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

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

- Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

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

- Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

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

2375 E Camelback Rd
Suite 290
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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602.224.0551
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