Finance Manager

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Washington, DC
Sep 22, 2022
Sep 29, 2022
Full Time
Description Do 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? Contact Robert Half about this reputable company's Controller opportunity. 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. This position is for a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. Consider this position if you're looking to advance your career with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. This permanent position is for a Controller who will work in the Washington, District of Columbia region.How you will make an impact- Comfortable handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties- Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible- Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required- Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts- Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations- Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll- Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies- Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection- Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis- Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals- Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners Requirements - Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills- Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds- Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills- Comprehensive knowledge of General Journal- Great attention to detail- Prior work done in public accounting is desired- Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment- BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field- CPA/MBA preferred- Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)- Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines Robert Half is the world's 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.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. 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 US job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information. (C) 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( .

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