Robert Half Finance & Accounting Controller in Houston, Texas

Candidates who are driven by high expectations will be interested in this position. The ideal candidate for this position thrives in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued. Candidates who would be excited to become part of a successful company will be interested in Robert Half Finance's opportunity to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department as a Controller. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Houston, Texas region. In this role, it will be critical for you to plan and direct all accounting operational functions, handle the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluate accounting and internal control systems, and lead departmental staff. To succeed in this role, you will need to effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services, lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. If you're looking for exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth, this position might be for you. Your responsibilities - Assure client expectations are met by reviewing deliverables of self and team - Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities - Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners - Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques - Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals - Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure that firm-wide operation is efficient and effective - Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations G/L analysis - Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required - Manage the production of the yearly budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly

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 FortuneĀ® 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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Req ID: 04040-0010347027

Functional Role: Controller

Country: USA

State: TX

City: Houston

Postal Code: 77006

Compensation: $100,000.00 to $150,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines - Prior work done in public accounting is desired - Solid understanding of month end closings - Command of budget forecasting - Strong familiarity with bank reconciliations - CPA or MBA preferred - Excellent communication and organizational skills - Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required - Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis - Self-starter and strong ethical standards - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment - 7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - High attention to detail