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Robert Half International Controller in Newton, Kansas

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Contact this reputable company through Robert Half Finance about their Controller position, if you 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. The ideal candidate for this position 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. This position is for candidates who can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. This is a great opportunity for a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. Find out more about this opportunity and take the next steps toward a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package, if it's time to advance your career. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Newton, Kansas region. Please call Molly Gardner @ 913-451-1733 for immediate consideration

How you will make an impact

  • Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis

  • Analyze deliverables of self and team to confirm they meet client expectations

  • Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

  • 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 ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation

  • Capable of handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties

  • Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & General Ledger analysis

  • Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management

    Requirements - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

  • Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Expertise in standard costs

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

  • Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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