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Controller

Robert Half Midland, TX

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Robert Half is reviewing candidates for a renowned services company for an ambitious, determined Controller. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will plan and direct all accounting operational functions, manage the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assess accounting and internal control systems, and guide departmental staff. This company provides competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and strong opportunity for career growth. We are searching for an individual who can motivate others with a positive professional attitude; displays integrity, reliability and leadership; and can offer outstanding client services by managing self and other with urgency, practicality and accountability. In addition, your responsibilities will include key decision making and challenging, negotiating and influencing the team. As a leader, you will encourage innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and support creativity in your area of responsibility. Based in the Midland, Texas area, this opening for a Controller is a permanent position.

Major responsibilities

- Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

- Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

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

- Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation

- Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time

- Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

- Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required

- Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

- Assess deliverables of self and team to verify they meet client expectations

- Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts

- Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis- Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Self-starter and strong ethical standards

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

- Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

- CPA or MBA preferred

- Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

- Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

- Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

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

- Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

- Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

- Comprehensive knowledge of Annual Financial Reporting

- Adeptness in Asset Inventory

- GAAP Accounting experience

- Monthly Financial Reporting experience

- Accounts Receivable (AR) experience preferred

- Proficiency in Accounts Payable (AP)

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

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