Robert Half Finance & Accounting Controller in Houston, Texas
Do you want to work as a Controller? Robert Half Finance has a current opening for a reputable services company you don't want to miss. In this leadership role, you will manage 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 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. Being part of the leadership team, you will advance the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and encourage creativity in your team. The full-time Controller position is situated in the Houston, Texas area. How you will make an impact - Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis - Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations - Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques - Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities - Manage the production of the yearly budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly - Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible - Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports - Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management - Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required
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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Req ID: 04040-0010357298
Functional Role: Controller
Postal Code: 77043
Compensation: $100,000.00 to $120,000.00 per year
Requirements: - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired - Excellent verbal, written, and social skills - Self-starter and strong ethical standards - 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Proficiency in budget forecasting - Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings - Knowledge of financial reporting - CPA/MBA preferred - Be detailed, flexible, and organized - Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity - Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued - Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why" - Ability to meet deadlines