Controller

Employer
Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location
Ashland, VA
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID: 04310-0010445731Classification: ControllerCompensation: $75,000.00 to $80,000.00 per yearThe Controller is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Controller supervises the accounting staff and is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities. RESPONSIBILITIES DUTIES - Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure. - Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close. - Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information. - Assist the CFO in the daily banking requirements. - Ensure the accurate and timely processing of positive pay transactions. - Ensure the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner. - Supports budget and forecasting activities. - Collaborates with the other finance department managers to support overall department goals and objectives. - Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy. - Responds to inquiries from the Director of Finance, Controller, and other finance and firm wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like. - Work with the CFO to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit. - Supervise the general ledger group to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met. - Provide training to new and existing staff as needed. - Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff. - Support CFO with special projects and workflow process improvements.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS - BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting - CPA is not required for this position - Five plus years of experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area. Experience working in distribution is preferred - Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast -pace setting - Experience with Produce Pro - Strong verbal and written communication skills - Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills required - Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required If you or someone you know may be interested in this opportunity, please reach out to Jamyon Small: (804) 965-9600 or [Click Here to Email Your Resume]Robert 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 has appeared on Fortune(R) magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, 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) 2018 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.