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Robert Half Controller in Springfield, Massachusetts

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CONTACT: SALVATORE.ZAPPULLA@ROBERTHALF.

Join the ranks at a well-respected services company as a Controller through Robert Half. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, handles the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluates accounting and internal control systems, and leads 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 professional 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. Additionally, you will handle key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence 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. The permanent Controller position is situated in the Springfield, Massachusetts area.

What you get to do every day

  • Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners

  • Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed

  • Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly

  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Respond on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Meet client expectations by reviewing deliverables of self and team to make sure they meet client satisfaction

  • Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual

CONTACT: SALVATORE.ZAPPULLA@ROBERTHALF.

Requirements - Well-founded grasp of non-profit fund accounting

  • Deep understanding of US GAAP

  • Month end closings experience desired

  • Account reconciliation experience highly desired

  • Proven knowledge of Internal Control

  • General ledger experience

  • Automated Payroll experience preferred

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

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

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

  • Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • CPA/MBA preferred

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

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

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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