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Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Menomonee Falls
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description Robert Half is searching for an ambitious Controller to join a reputable Hi Tech Engineering company. This is a leadership role with responsibility over an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will be planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff. Working with this company, you will receive competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, as well as strong career growth. We are searching for an individual who can motivate others with a positive professional attitude; displays integrity, reliability and leadership; and can offer outstanding client services by managing self and other with urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be responsible for key decision making and the ability to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As part of the leadership team, you will be expected to lead the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, to challenge the status quo, and to encourage creativity throughout your area of responsibility. The permanent Controller position is situated in the Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin area.Key responsibilities

  • Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities
  • Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation
  • Review deliverables of self and team to align with client expectations
  • Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
  • Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
  • Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
  • Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports
  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation
  • Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques
  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management
  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly Requirements - Good understanding of budget forecasting
  • General familiarity with cost accounting
  • Quality experience with cost accounting
  • Previous experience working with budgeting
  • Inventory analysis experience
  • Proven knowledge of Month-end Reports
  • Well-founded grasp of Perform Month-end
  • Strong familiarity with Month-end Close Activities
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Wide ranging experience with cost analysis
  • Earlier work involving budget management
  • Month-end Journal Entries experience highly desired
  • Foundational knowledge in Month-end Financial
  • Practical knowledge of Manufacturing Cost Accounting
  • Vow to meet business deadlines
  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
  • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills
  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired
  • Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
  • 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
  • Detailed and have the ability work independently
  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred
  • Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well Robert Half is the worlds first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information. 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking Apply Now, youre agreeing to Robert Halfs Terms of Use ( .

Keywords: Robert Half Finance & Accounting, Milwaukee , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

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