Robert Half Controller in Plover, Wisconsin
A prominent services company is looking to grow its team by hiring a Controller through Robert Half. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical department. 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 looking for someone who motivates others through a positive attitude; exhibits integrity, reliability and leadership; and is able to provide exceptional client services by 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. As part of the leadership team, you will be expected to lead the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, to challenge the status quo, and to encourage creativity throughout your area of responsibility. The permanent Controller position is situated in the Plover, Wisconsin area.
What you get to do every day
Comfortable in taking on tasks beyond formal job responsibilities
Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis
Review and revise deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations
Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports
Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed
Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time
Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation
Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management
Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis
For immediate consideration, please reach out to Michelle Martin at 414-644-1156 or via LinkedIn.
Requirements - Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions
Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired
Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Solid understanding of Internal Control
Proven knowledge of account reconciliation
Practical knowledge of Expense Reconciliation
Wide ranging experience with billing
Earlier work involving Asset Inventory
Well-founded grasp of Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation
Experience with budgeting
Quality experience with financial reconciliation
Deep understanding of Monthly Reporting
General familiarity with cash reconciliations
Financial statement preparation experience
Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment
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