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Robert Half Controller in Danvers, Massachusetts

Description Contact Robert Half about this reputable company's Controller opportunity, if you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department. To succeed in this role, you will need to 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. If you can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services, this role might be right for you. This position is for a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. Find out more about this opportunity and take the next steps toward a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package, if it's time to advance your career. The Controller will be a permanent employment opportunity and will be located in the Danvers, Massachusetts region.

How you will make an impact

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection

  • Reviews deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

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

  • Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

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

  • Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

  • Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports

  • Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts Requirements - Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

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

  • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Solid understanding of budget forecasting

  • Proficiency in Balance Sheet Reviews

  • Command of staff management

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

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

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

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

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.

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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 for more information.

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