Robert Half Controller in DAVENPORT, Iowa
Description This position is ideal for someone who is driven by high expectations. Do you thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued? Check out this job! Robert Half's new Controller opening will give you the opportunity to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department at a successful Real Estate & Property company. The permanent Controller position is situated in the Davenport, Iowa area. 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. The ideal candidate for this position 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. In this position, you will receive exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth.
Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed
Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual
Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis
Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities
Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis
Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation
Check deliverables of self and team to certify they meet client expectations
Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports
Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals Requirements - Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills
5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment
CPA or MBA preferred
Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills
High attention to detail
Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Payroll for under 100 employees experience preferred
Maintain Fixed Asset experience preferred
Proficiency in financial statement preparation
Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings
Prior work done in public accounting is desired
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
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