Robert Half Controller in Peoria, Illinois
Robert Half is looking for a Controller for a direct hire position for a client in Peoria, IL. The Controller manages the finance and accounting function for the assigned business units (BU) providing information about company activities that will assist management in making educated economic decisions. This role is responsible for the BU’s monthly close process, the consolidation of financial reports for assigned entity(s) and ensuring that appropriate policies and procedures are met.
Responsibilities include generating monthly financial
statements, operational analysis, project milestone review & billing,
depreciation, G/L, budgeting and forecasting, inventory control, internal
controls, payroll, and cash management. Reports to the Corporate Controller
with a dotted line to the location’s President.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage the monthly close process.
Lead the financial consolidation of the applicable BU location
Provide timely and accurate reporting to internal and external
Review, document, implement and communicate the enforcement of
correct and appropriate accounting policies and procedures in accordance with
Coordinate with corporate and site stakeholders to implement
identified internal control improvements, while driving continuous improvement
in all areas that interact with accounting and business processes
Provide guidance, training and support for the site’s accounting
personnel to ensure that reporting and compliance objectives are achieved while
supporting talent development initiatives and performance
Driving improvements to financial and operational controls in
the context of a project-based business utilizing percentage of completion
Build-out the site’s accounting team as necessary to support
Support any additional, local acquisition and related
Assist General Manager/Business Unit President with operational
analysis on the BU financial performance.
Lead annual budget process. Provide supporting documentation and
guidance on the development of BU location annual budgets.
Oversees all general ledger, accounts payable, payroll, and
fixed asset activities, ensuring accurate and timely processing of transactions
and compliance with internal policies.
Assure any local tax compliance matters are completed timely and
Assist in any system implementations or related enhancements.
Respond to ad hoc needs with accurate and timely work to
facilitate financial needs.
Participate in a wide variety of special projects and compile a
variety of special reports.
Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work
procedures and instructions.
Regular financial reporting to Corporate, as well as ad hoc requests
Manage annual audits of applicable BU location, serving as
primary contact to Corporate and external auditors
Other tasks and duties as assigned.
If interested, please contact Brian Keating at 630-836-7152
Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance and a CPA License
An MBA or other advanced degree preferred
5+ years in accounting leadership roles, including demonstrated
management experience leading an accounting team
Public accounting or experience working in a private equity
owned company preferred
Experience in a multi-project-based company, preferably in
Construction, Engineering, or other project-based industry experience
Experience and demonstrated understanding of percentage of
completion accounting (POC required)
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