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Job Description

Ref ID: 05150-0011340124

Classification: Controller

Compensation: DOE

This is a great opportunity for candidates who thrive in roles where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued. Candidates who would be excited to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department will be interested in Robert Half Finance's opportunity to join a successful and growing Surrey company as a Controller. Candidates who 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, will be preferred for this position. Candidates who can effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services, lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo, will be preferred for this position. If your ideal job offers you exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth, this is a good fit!

Your responsibilities in this role

- Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques
- Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
- Check deliverables of self and team to certify they meet client expectations
- Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed
- Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports
- Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis
- Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
- Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly
- Act on items beyond formal job responsibilities
- Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation

Job Requirements

What you bring with you:

- BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business-related field
- CPA designation
- Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
- 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)
- Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes
- Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
- Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
- Deep understanding of month end closings
- Full Cycle Payroll experience
- Expertise in Annual Budget

Please send your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] if you are interested in this role.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Job Snapshot

Other Pay DOE
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 05150-0011340124
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