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Robert Half International Controller in COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa


Robert Half Finance & Accounting is looking for an achievement-oriented Assistant Controller to join a well-respected Automotive company. As the Assistant Controller, you will assist in supervising the accounting staff and will work closely with the CFO. We encourage you to apply to this rewarding Assistant Controller opportunity if you are a high-level self-starter with a track record of successfully identifying issues and taking initiative to resolve problems. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Council Bluffs, Iowa area.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Construct relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like actual spend against budgets/outlook, the monthly flash report, and key financial metrics

  • Assist with the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Well-developed preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Pinpoint and develop process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Promote accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Facilitate the accounting team during the closing process to see to it that deadlines are met

  • Backfill for CFO as needed

  • Maintain implementation and insure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Organize multiple procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

  • Dissect and generate Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Additional duties as assigned

  • Secure regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Contribute to ensure a competent, trained staff through development, goal setting, and regular assessment


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • CPA or MBA designation a big plus

  • 5+ years of accounting & finance experience highly preferred

  • Experience working with teams and directly or indirectly overseeing individuals

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees, from Executive level to Staff level

  • Experience working within ERP systems and overall technology systems ability

  • Able to perform Accounting, Finance, Analysis, and other high-level functions on an operational level

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.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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