Robert Half Finance has an opportunity for someone with 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 to become a Controller at a reputable company. 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. You will succeed in this position if you can 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. Consider this position if you're looking to advance your career with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. Based in the Cleveland, Ohio area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position. Key responsibilities - Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis - Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month - Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis - Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities - Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection - Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash - Assess deliverables of self and team to verify they meet client expectations - Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed - Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation - Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired - General ledger experience - Month end closings experience - Medicaid experience - 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges - Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail - Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks - Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus - Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills - Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines - 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.
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