Assistant Controller

Robert Half
Lanham, MD
Jul 27, 2021
Jul 31, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Ref ID: 02000-0011860955Classification: Assistant ControllerCompensation: $110000.00 to $120000.00 yearlyWe encourage you to apply to this rewarding Assistant Controller opportunity if you are a self-starter with a track record of successfully identifying issues and taking initiative to resolve problems. This Assistant Controller position consists of regulating the day-to-day of the accounting staff and providing updates to the Controller. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Lanham, Maryland area. Get your career moving in the right direction by joining an innovative company in the Real Estate & Property industry via Robert Half Finance & Accounting.Key responsibilities- Name and create process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency- Sustain implementation and secure adherence to accounting policies and procedures- Administer regular account reconciliation to completion- Work on other requests when required- Stimulate accountability and the meeting of deliverables- Steer the accounting team during the closing process to warrant deadlines are met- Seasoned preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits- Inspect and make Ad Hoc financial reports- Accommodate the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting- Backfill for Controller as necessary- Contribute to ensure a competent, trained staff through development, goal setting, and regular assessment- Arrange numerous policies, procedures, and technical accounting analyses- Develop relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like the monthly flash report, actual spend against budgets/outlook, and key financial metricsJob Requirements:- Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment- 7+ years of general ledger accounting experience- Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure- Excellent oral and written communication skills- Candidate must possess first-rate analytical, quantitative and social skills - Profound knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting - Crucial accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred- Comprehensive knowledge of Full Cycle Accounting- Proficiency in Property Management Accounting- Yardi experience preferredRobert 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. All applicants applying for US job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information. (C) 2021 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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