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Division Controller

Cleveland, Ohio
Job Type
15 Sep 2022
Description A prominent services company is looking to grow its team by hiring a Controller through Robert Half. 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. This company has very competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and ample opportunity for career growth. We want to hear from you if you can motivate others with your positive professional attitude; are honest, reliable and a leader; and can provide outstanding client services by managing self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be expected to make key decisions and be able to challenge, negotiate and influence 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. The Controller will be a permanent employment opportunity and will be located in the Cleveland, Ohio region.

Key responsibilities
  • Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time
  • Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis
  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners
  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation
  • Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
  • Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis
  • Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
  • Meet client expectations by reviewing deliverables of self and team to make sure they meet client satisfaction
  • Able to perform additional tasks beyond formal job duties
  • Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management
  • Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation Requirements - CPA or MBA preferred
  • Solid understanding of Month-end Close Activities
  • Deep understanding of general ledger
  • Financial reporting experience
  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment
  • Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills
  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required
  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired
  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
  • Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
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  • Job Reference: 712439325-2
  • Date Posted: 15 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent