Robert Half International Controller in Austin, Texas

Robert Half Finance has an opening for a Controller for a client in the Construction/Contractor industry who is seeking an ambitious candidate to join their reputable company. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, handles the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluates accounting and internal control systems, and leads departmental staff. This company has very competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and ample opportunity for career growth. We want to hear from you if you can motivate others with your positive professional attitude; are honest, reliable and a leader; and can provide outstanding client services by managing self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be responsible for key decision making and the ability to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. You will join the leadership team in supporting the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenging the status quo, and fostering creativity in your department. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Austin, Texas region. If you are interested in taking your career to the next level, please contact Lauren Turner at 512-478-6617. You can also apply directly to Lauren.Turner@roberthalf.com. Your responsibilities in this role - Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash - Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time - Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Assure client expectations are met by reviewing deliverables of self and team - Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Manage the production of the yearly budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly - Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed - Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities - Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis - Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible - Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

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 FortuneĀ® 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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Req ID: 04160-0010572855

Functional Role: Controller

Country: USA

State: TX

City: Austin

Postal Code: 78759

Compensation: $90,000.00 to $125,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Ability to meet deadlines - Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions - Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment - 7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus - Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations - Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued - Financial reporting experience - Expertise in financial analysis - Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well - Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills - Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement