Robert Half Finance & Accounting Controller in Springfield, Missouri

You're a good fit for Robert Half Finance's Controller position in Springfield, Mo with a reputable company, if you 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. The ideal candidate for this position can 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. Leading with integrity and reliability and having the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services will be essential for this role. Consider this position if you are a a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. This opportunity will provide you with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. If it's time to advance your career, consider this position. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Springfield, Missouri region. Your responsibilities - Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required - Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time - Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash - Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the yearly budget and forecasts - Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners - Perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities - Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation - Evaluate, implement and streamline 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 - Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Review deliverables of self and team to align with client expectations

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Req ID: 02380-0010391642

Functional Role: Controller

Country: USA

State: MO

City: Springfield

Postal Code: 65802

Compensation: $65,000.00 to $80,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail - Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines - Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills - Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus - Self-starter and strong ethical standards - High attention to detail and possess excellent organizational and writing skills - General familiarity with benefits payroll - Good understanding of variance analysis - Earlier work involving year end closings - Budget forecasting experience desired - Quality experience with general ledger - Proven knowledge of accounts payable - US GAAP experience preferred - Account reconciliation experience highly desired - Practical knowledge of financial reporting - Expertise in financial analysis - Wide ranging experience with inventory - Proficiency in month end closings - Well-founded grasp of accounts receivable - Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment - Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred