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Robert Half International Fund Controller in Dallas, Texas

Description Robert Half Finance has a client in the Real Estate & Property industry seeking an ambitious, enthusiastic Controller to join their esteemed company. This is a leadership role with responsibility over 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. This company offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package along with strong career growth. We are searching for an individual who can motivate others with a positive professional attitude; displays integrity, reliability and leadership; and can offer outstanding client services by managing self and other with urgency, practicality and accountability. Additionally, you will handle key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a leader, you will encourage innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and support creativity in your area of responsibility. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Dallas, Texas region.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners

  • Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required

  • Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Assure client expectations are met by reviewing deliverables of self and team

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

  • Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly Requirements - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

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

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

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

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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