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Robert Half Finance & Accounting Akron , OH 44301

Posted 4 months ago

Do you want to work as a Controller? Robert Half Finance has a current opening for a reputable services company you don't want to miss. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will plan and direct all accounting operational functions, manage the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assess accounting and internal control systems, and guide departmental staff. Working with this company, you will receive competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, as well as strong career growth. We are seeking someone who will motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; is honest, reliable and a leader; and will offer remarkable client services, managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. Additionally, you will handle key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a part of the leadership team, you will lead the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and foster creativity throughout your area of responsibility. The full-time Controller position is situated in the Akron, Ohio area. Your responsibilities

  • Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time

  • Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

  • Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis

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

  • Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation

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

  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

  • Perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners

  • Meet client expectations by reviewing deliverables of self and team to make sure they meet client satisfaction


  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment

  • Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

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

  • Bank relations experience required

  • Budget forecasting experience preferred

  • Practical knowledge of month end closings

  • General familiarity with inventory planning reporting

  • Adeptness in financial analysis

  • Cash flow management experience

  • Proficiency in billing

  • Solid understanding of accounts receivable

  • Demonstrated knowledge of inventory analysis

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

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • 7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

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

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

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

Employment Type: Full-time

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