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Controller

Ref ID: 01360-0010702473
Classification: Controller
Compensation: DOE
Robert Half Finance is seeking candidates who 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, for a Controller position at a reputable Hospitality company. In this role, it will be critical for you 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. In this role, it will be critical for you to lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. This is a great opportunity for a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. Are you looking for a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package? It might be time to advance your career in this position! The full-time Controller position is situated in the Lincolnwood, Illinois area. Your responsibilities in this role - Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation - Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis - Meet client expectations by reviewing deliverables of self and team to make sure they meet client satisfaction - Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities - Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual - Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed - Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management - Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis - Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners
- Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - CPA/MBA preferred - Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required - Vow to meet business deadlines - Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills - 3+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Finance experience - Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement - Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued - Excellent communication and organizational skills - Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems - Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Robert 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? magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.
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