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Robert Half Controller in Davenport, Iowa

Description

Robert Half is seeking an ambitious and enthusiastic Controller to join the ranks at a well-respected Financial Services company in the quad cities. In this leadership position, you will direct an accounting staff. As the Controller, your tasks will include planning and directing all accounting operational functions, managing the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assessing accounting and internal control systems, and guiding departmental staff. Working with this company, you will receive competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, as well as strong career growth. We are seeking someone who will motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; is honest, reliable and a leader; and will offer remarkable client services, managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. In addition, your responsibilities will include key decision making and challenging, negotiating and influencing the team. Being part of the leadership team, you will advance the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and encourage creativity in your team.

How you will make an impact

  • Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required

  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure that firm-wide operation is efficient and effective

  • Review deliverables of self and team to align with client expectations

  • Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis

  • Able to perform additional tasks beyond formal job duties

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

  • Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time

  • Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash

  • Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

    Requirements - Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

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

  • Profit and loss experience

  • Month-end Close Activities experience preferred

  • Banking Industry experience

  • Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation experience

  • High attention to detail

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

  • Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued

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 works to put you in the best position to succeed. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - whenever you choose - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/us/en/mobile-app) and get 1-tap apply, notifications of AI-matched jobs, and much more.

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, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.

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