Robert Half Finance & Accounting Controller in LaPorte, Texas

Robert Half Finance is seeking candidates who have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department, for a Controller position at a reputable Transport company. To succeed in this role, you will need 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. Candidate must lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. Creative team players with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing preferred. This opportunity could advance your career, along with providing you with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. The Controller will be a full-time employment opportunity and will be located in the Laporte, Texas region. Key responsibilities - Reviews deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations - Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals - Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation - Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the yearly budget and forecasts - Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation - Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time - Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month - Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities - Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations G/L analysis - Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies To learn more about this role, please e-mail your resume directly to

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Req ID: 04340-0010325531

Functional Role: Controller

Country: USA

State: TX

City: LaPorte

Postal Code: 77572

Compensation: $100,000.00 to $120,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Prior work done in public accounting is desired - Ability to meet deadlines - Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired - Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus - Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges - Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why" - Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations - 5 + years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Great attention to detail - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Well-founded grasp of financial auditing - Financial statements consolidation experience - Proven knowledge of audit schedules - General familiarity with fixed assets - Deep understanding of budget forecasting - Compliance experience highly desired - Foundational knowledge in financial reporting - Practical knowledge of policies procedures - Financial statement preparation experience desired - Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred - Sound written and verbal communication skills To learn more about this role, please e-mail your resume directly to