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Controller

Robert Half Finance & Accounting • Rockford, IL

Posted 6 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
$130,000.00 /Year
Accounting - Finance, Banking - Financial Services
Accounting, Finance

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Job Description

Ref ID: 01310-0010859911

Classification: Controller

Compensation: $130,000.00 to $130,000.00 per year

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. In this role, it will be critical for you to 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. Are you looking for a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package? It might be time to advance your career in this position! This full-time position is for a Controller/Finance Director who will work in the Rockford, Illinois region. Please email resumes at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] Key responsibilities - Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation - Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities - Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time - Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis - Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation - Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management - Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations - Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports - Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts - Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll

Job Requirements

- CPA or MBA preferred - Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills - Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines - Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment - Prior work done in public accounting is desired - Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills - 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges - Inventory planning reporting experience - Strong familiarity with financial reporting - Month end closings experience required - Proven knowledge of fixed assets - Inventory experience - Experience with management reporting - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired - Excellent attention to detail

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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Job ID: 01310-0010859911
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