Robert Half International Controller in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Contact Robert Half Finance about this high profile think tank's Controller opportunity, 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. 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. If you're a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing, this might be the job for you. Consider this position if you're looking to advance your career with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. Based in the Washington, District of Columbia area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position. Key responsibilities - Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports - Handle monthly and yearly close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations G/L analysis - Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Manage the production of the yearly budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly - Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities - Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals - Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation - Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation - Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques - Reviews deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations - Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Manage a team of four To be confidentially considered for this position please call 202-626-0280 and ask for Evan Witten or email

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Req ID: 04510-0010718271

Functional Role: Controller

Country: USA

State: DC


Postal Code: 20036-4603

Compensation: $90,000.00 to $115,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued - Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening) - Past work in analytics and management experience highly valued - Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment - BA/BS in Accounting - Excellent attention to detail - CPA - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines - Quality experience with Intacct - Month end closings experience desired - Journal entries experience - Proficiency in management, having managed at least two - Proven knowledge of financial reconciliation - Experience with financial reporting - Well-founded grasp of financial analysis - General familiarity with finance - Management reporting experience - Practical knowledge of financial statement preparation - Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations - Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities - Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail - 7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred To be confidentially considered for this position please call 202-626-0280 and ask for Evan Witten or email