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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in Dallas, Texas


Robert Half Finance and Accounting has teamed up Dallas based professional services firm to assist in the recruitment of an Assistant Controller. The firm has an excellent reputation and offers good quality of life.

IMPORTANT – to apply for this job, please call Chris Willhite, CPA at 972-789-9590 AND reach out to Chris Willhite directly on LinkedIn (via message). You should also email your resume directly to Chris (email address is on his LinkedIn profile).

Position Overview

A top tier Dallas professional services firm is seeking an Assistant Controller to assist in administering policies and procedures of the Firm’s accounting operations, including some international operations. This role will also assist in completing administrative, organizational, and analysis tasks in monitoring the financial health of the firm. The Assistant Controller reports directly to the Director of Accounting. Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Assists in preparing monthly, quarterly and yearly financial reports.

Assists in the creation, maintenance, and enforcement of written policies and practices as established by Firm management.

Assists in Identifying solutions to discrepancies in financial records.

Assists in ensuring timeliness and accuracy of the general accounting processes of the Firm including time and cost entry, billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, trust accounting, collections, general ledger, fixed asset accounting and financial reporting.

Assists in maintaining and improving the Firm’s accounting systems.

Assists in coordinating and supervising reconciliations of accounting systems and data flow, timeliness of data capture and variance analysis.

Responsible for maintaining complex spreadsheets related to current and former partner compensation, including but not limited to, capital reconciliation, departed partner schedules and deferred compensation.

Responsible for managing receivables inventory related policies and processes, including monthly inventory analysis, aging policies, and annual collection push.

Coordinates preparation and submission of schedules in connection with the annual financial audit with external auditors.

Assists in establishing and maintaining internal controls.

Assists in managing tax reporting and compliance with the Firm’s external CPA firm.

Assists in managing bank relations with regards to cash management and compliance reporting.

Leads various accounting projects.

Acts as backup to Director of Accounting on various accounting matters.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, with emphasis in financial accounting, auditing, and tax. CPA required. Master’s Degree preferred. Minimum of 5 years of significant supervisory experience leading accounting operations in private industry and/or public accounting.

IMPORTANT – to apply for this job, please call Chris Willhite, CPA at 972-789-9590 AND reach out to Chris Willhite directly on LinkedIn (via message). You should also email your resume directly to Chris (email address is on his LinkedIn profile).

Requirements - Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • CPA certification a plus

  • Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure

    • Complete understanding of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Ability to multitask and attention to detail are critical

  • Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social skills

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Balance Sheet Account experience

    • Dynamic accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

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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