Robert Half International Controller in LE MARS, Iowa
Robert Half has a client in the Service industry seeking an ambitious, enthusiastic Controller to join their esteemed company. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, manages the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, analyzes accounting and internal control systems, and guides departmental staff. Working with this company, you will receive competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, as well as strong career growth.
We are seeking someone who will motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; is honest, reliable and a leader; and will offer remarkable client services, managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be expected to make key decisions and be able to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As part of the leadership team, you will be expected to lead the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, to challenge the status quo, and to encourage creativity throughout your area of responsibility.
The Controller position is a permanent opportunity in the Le Mars & Sioux City, IA region. The role will allow for remote work around 1 day each week if needed.
Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management
Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation
Respond on items beyond formal job responsibilities
Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts
Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques
Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Review and revise deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations
Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports
Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, and/or Business Administration a must
MBA, CPA, or CMA accreditation preferred but not a must have
7+ years of progressive accounting & finance experience a must have
Experience leading accounting teams & operations while supervising direct reports required
Ability to work closely with Executive leadership to drive company and financial strategy & growth initiatives
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.
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