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Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

DescriptionRobert Half Finance and Accounting is helping a client in the search for a Controller. 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. This position is for candidates who 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. To succeed in this role, you will need to lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. Consider this position if you are a a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. This opportunity will provide you with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. If it's time to advance your career, consider this position. The Controller will be a full-time employment opportunity and will be located in the Sarasota, Florida region.Responsibilities

  • Assure client expectations are met by reviewing deliverables of self and team
  • Able to perform additional tasks beyond formal job duties
  • Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
  • Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals
  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation
  • Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
  • Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports
  • Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed
  • Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts
  • Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
  • Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collectionIf you are interested in the position, and meet the listed criteria please apply directly or send your resume to
    • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
    • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Budget forecasting experience highly desired
    • Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger
    • Microsoft Excel experience required
    • Proven knowledge of financial statement preparation
    • Account reconciliation experience preferred
    • Bank reconciliations experience
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
    • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued
    • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions
    • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred
    • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
    • High attention to detail
    • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required
    • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguityRobert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune magazines list of World's Most Admired Companies since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. 2019 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.Salary: $70,000.00 - $90,000.00 / YearlyLocation: Sarasota, FLDate Posted: January 29, 2020Employment Type: Full-timeJob Reference: 01050-0011356551Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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