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Chief Accounting Officer

Robert Half Finance & Accounting • Richmond, VA

Posted 8 days ago

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$110,000.00 - $150,000.00 /Year
Accounting - Finance, Banking - Financial Services
Accounting, Finance


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Job Description

Ref ID: 04310-0010345023

Classification: Controller

Compensation: $110,000.00 to $150,000.00 per year

Chief Accounting Office opening for growing financial institution! The ideal candidate for this position is driven by high expectations. This position is ideal for someone who thrives in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued. If you're looking to take responsibility for an accounting department at a successful company, Robert Half Finance is looking for a Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Central Virginia region. You might be a good fit for this position if you can 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. Effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services will be essential for this role, and a creative type who can lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. This position offers exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth. Responsibilities - Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month - Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual - Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities - Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible - Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle 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 - Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management - Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the yearly budget and forecasts - Assess deliverables of self and team to verify they meet client expectations

Job Requirements

- Practical knowledge of Microsoft Excel - Foundational knowledge in financial analysis - SOX experience - General familiarity with Microsoft Word - Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings - Proven knowledge of SEC Reporting - Year end closings experience required - Strong familiarity with general ledger - Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired - Detailed and have the ability work independently - Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued - Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required - CPA or MBA preferred - Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment - Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why" - Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills - Vow to meet business deadlines Please send resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] for immediate consideration.

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 844.539.2523 for additional information.

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Job ID: 04310-0010345023
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