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Robert Half International Controller in CLEVELAND, Ohio


Robert Half Management Resources is searching for a candidate with a demonstrated knowledge of various business engagement to support our top clients as a Controller. This is a very dynamic, high profile division with significant visibility at executive management level. In this Controller role, your responsibilities will include managing processes to ensure models are accurate and fully accrued on a monthly basis, and holding operations team accountable that end to end incentive processing, payments, accounting, and related financial controls are operating at an effective rate. The Controller position is located in Cleveland, Ohio and is on a short-term temporary basis.


  • Collaborate with the Treasury to provide timely cash flow forecasts

  • Engage with various business partners for various program controllership and FP A activities such as ensuring accuracy of accrual models, appropriate accounting and true-up activities and answer queries from business, area and subsidiary controllers

  • Analyze and observe controls to ensure they are effectively designed and operating in partnership with compliance

  • Become familiar with key financial results and movements across programs to summarize and discuss with key business partners

  • Attain a thorough understanding of essential financial results and movements across programs, then be able to summarize and discuss them with key business partners

  • Organize evidence and qualitative discussion of monthly financial results across global programs in order to support SOX controls

Direct budgeting, reporting, and forecasting processes and tools for all accountable programs

  • Ongoing monitoring of actual spend against budget, as well as leading actions needed for any expected shortfalls


  • Proven communication and negotiation skills, ability to establish trusted advisor/consultant relationships, and capability to influence Executives and Business Decision Makers

  • 10+ years professional accounting and controllership or public accounting and internal controls experience and/or Internal Audit or Controls and Compliance

  • Capacity to assess process and internal control weaknesses and identify improvements

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and vendor management skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of financial statement preparation

  • Well-versed in office and accounting computer systems

  • Prior background in engaging virtually with teams around the globe and providing leadership across finance teams

  • ERP system knowledge required

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or other relevant field

  • CPA and/or CMA preferred

Our industry-leading alliances and broad client network provide you greater access to a variety of unique interim and long-term project opportunities that can keep you continuously engaged. We also provide competitive benefits and compensation packages, as well as online training and continuing professional education (CPE). Our parent company, Robert Half, has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998.

At Robert Half Management Resources, your experience matters - and we put it to good use. To apply for this position or for more information on other engagements, visit us online at or call your branch office at 888-490-3198.

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Salary: $47.50 - 55/hr


Date Posted: March 13, 2019

Employment Type: Contract

Job Reference: 03340-0010890796

Staffing Area: Interim Project-Based Financial

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