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Robert Half International Controller in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Description This Controller job opening with Robert Half might be the position for you, if you want to have broad business engagement and impact with a business in the Professional Services field. This Controller position is for candidates who can manage the process to ensure that models are correct and are fully accrued each month, verify and hold the operations team accountable to ensure end to end incentive processing, payments, accounting and related financial controls are operating effectively. Based in West Des Moines, Iowa, this Controller position will be a long-term contract / temporary engagement. This position is ideal for someone looking to work in a very dynamic and high profile area with significant visibility at executive management level.

Major responsibilities

  • Support SOX controls through the collation of evidence and qualitative discussion of monthly financial results across global programs

  • Collaborate with various business partners for a variety of program controllership and FP& A activities such as upholding accurate accrual models and appropriate accounting, as well as true-up activities. Also answer queries from business, area and subsidiary controllers

  • Collaborate with the Treasury to deliver cash flow forecasts in a timely manner

  • Review and monitor that controls are designed and operating effectively in partnership with compliance

  • Lead all processes of budgeting, forecasting, and reporting for all accountable programs

  • Attain a thorough understanding of essential financial results and movements across programs, then be able to summarize and discuss them with key business partners

  • Obtain understanding of key financial results and movements across programs to summarize and discuss with key business partners

  • Continuous review of actual spend against budget and lead necessary actions needed for any expected shortfalls Requirements - Proven analytical skills with ability to implement solutions and vendor management experience with good organizational skills

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Capacity to assess process and internal control weaknesses and identify improvements

  • Exquisite understanding in office and accounting computer systems

  • Highly skilled at communication and negotiation with prior experience creating trusted advisor/consultant relationships and influencing Executives and Business Decision Makers

  • Good understanding of ERP system is highly valued

  • Professional accounting and controllership or public accounting and internal controls experience and/or Internal Audit or Controls and Compliance

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or other relevant field

    • CPA and/or CMA preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership across finance team by engaging with different groups around the world via virtual communication

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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