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Robert Half International Controller in LANSING, Michigan


Candidates who are driven by high expectations will be interested in this Controller position. The Controller will be a full-time employment opportunity and will be located in the Lansing, Michigan region. You will succeed in this position if you 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. The accounting department will consist of the Controller and one Staff Accountant.

Major responsibilities

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation

  • Perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis

  • Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed

  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners

  • Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

  • Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

  • Ensure client satisfaction by reviewing deliverables of self and team

  • Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

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  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

  • Proficiency in account reconciliation

  • Experience with bank reconciliations

  • Expertise in financial statement preparation

  • Well-founded grasp of year end closings

  • Balance Sheet Reconciliation experience

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

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

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

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

    Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professoinals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $70,000.00 - $80,000.00 / Yearly

Location: LANSING, MI

Date Posted: March 25, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02240-0011431483

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance