Robert Half Finance & Accounting Controller in DEKALB, Illinois
The roles and responsibilities for this position are as follows:
Serve as a key member of the Executive Management Team
Direct the monthly accounting close including full consolidations
Manage journal entries, invoices etc. and reconcile accounts for the monthly or annual closing
Lead payroll, accounts receivable and payable functions
Review the company's accounting information to identify and resolve inaccuracies or imbalances
Prepare and distribute monthly, quarterly, annual, and key management reports, including budget versus actual analyses
Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual budgets
Utilize accounting IT system to facilitate processes and maintain records
Help in development of reports for management or regulatory bodies
Assist in the successful and timely completion of external audits, implementing any agreed upon recommendations
Maintain and update policies, procedures, and internal controls.
Lead special projects as assigned
Support the General Manager and Board with weekly reporting/flash reporting and other analysis in order to migrate to managing the business in real time
Collaborate with other leaders on various budgeting, forecasting, business analysis, profitability analysis, pricing and other financial analysis projects.
Remain current on technical accounting and tax matters.
Calculate sales commissions and communicate results to the sales team
Manage key aspects of the banking/lender relationship
Manage the cash position and entity liquidity
Oversee all aspects of risk management
Lead the integration of finance and accounting for future acquisitions Required Experience and Skills:
Proven experience as an accounting manager, assistant controller or other similar position
BA/BS in Accounting or Finance with 8 + years of relevant accounting experience, with career progression in an accounting function
Strong knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and regulations
Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (financial closure, reporting etc.) Experience with cloud-based accounting software (e.g. Intacct) and advanced skills in MS Excel. Well-organized with ability to prioritize
Attention to detail and problem-solving ability
Experience working in a business in a levered financial position
Experience working with external parties (such as vendors, lenders, and external audit and tax professionals)
Outstanding communication skills, including oral written and presentation skills
Ability to take initiative and work effectively with teams
Highest level of honesty and integrity
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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© 2018 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans
Req ID: 01380-0010397989
Functional Role: Controller
Postal Code: 60115-3471
Compensation: $65,000.00 to $80,000.00 per year
Requirements: Month End Close