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Robert Half International Controller in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa


Do you want to be a "hands on" Controller with a reputable growing, ever changing "Shared Services" company? Contact Robert Half if you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively impacting, and making critical decisions and have experience performing hands on doing financial statement preparation. This role's duties will require

If you can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and indirectly others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services, this role might be right for you. Creative team players with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing preferred - identifying best practices. This opportunity could advance your career, along with providing you with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. Based in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area, this opening for a Controller is a permanent position.

What you get to do every single day

  • Prepare and present monthly financials

  • Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Collaborate with executive team and key leaders to make efficient and effective operation possible

  • Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts


  • 3+ years of progressive accounting experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Adeptness in account analysis

  • Monthly Financial Reports experience required

  • Background working with Balance Sheet Reconciliation

  • General ledger experience desired

  • Experience with journal entries

  • Practical knowledge of budgeting

  • Deep understanding of Prepare Financial Reports

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Actual Variance Analysis

  • Post Journal Entries experience

  • Budget forecasting experience highly preferred

  • General familiarity with Ad Hoc Analysis

  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Multi entity accounting (many P & L's) experience highly preferred

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

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

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.

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