Controller

Employer
Robert Half Finance & Accounting US
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID: 04510-0010104265Classification: ControllerCompensation: $90,000.00 to $130,000.00 per yearMy client is a private, family owned Real Estate company that has been in business for over 100 years, immediately seeking a Controller. This is a critical role for the company, overseeing all financial matters for the firm and reporting directly to ownership. This is a family-friendly environment that values work-life balance and a company culture of collaboration and communication. The Controller will hold responsibility over key functions that go beyond day to day accounting, and will also be responsible for treasury management, oversight of IT, HR and some compliance issues. This is a hands-on role, and will supervise one other individual in the department. Key responsibilities: - Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques - Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - 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 - Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis - Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation - Manage the production of the yearly budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly- BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines - CPA or MBA preferred - Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills - Strong Microsoft Excel skills required - Maintain accountability for self and others to make sure that results are achieved - Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement - Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision - Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and IIA standards - Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired - Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity - 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, including 5+ years as a Controller preferred - Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions - Month end closings experience desiredRobert 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 once again was named first in our industry on Fortune(R) magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 844.539.2523 for additional information.All applicants applying for US job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. (C) 2017 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.