Assistant Controller

Robert Half
Rockville, MD
Jul 27, 2021
Aug 09, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Ref ID: 04510-0011894375Classification: Assistant ControllerCompensation: DOEAre you an Assistant Controller who can work independently and has strong technical skills and a passion for analytics? A dynamic Construction/Contractor team is working with Robert Half to find an Assistant Controller who will get the job done efficiently. This Assistant Controller role is a long-term contract / temporary employment opportunity located in Rockville, Maryland.Your responsibilitiesOther responsibilities may also include participating in system improvements, impromptu analyses, and special projects as assigned- Manage policies for reporting and accounting- Support the Company with technical accounting GAAP mentorship and external reporting- Oversee treasury functions to ensure timely payment for vendors and maintain accuracy of cash forecasts- Prepare and manage account reconciliations/analyses for balance sheet and income statement accounts- Coordinate and lead external financial audits- Play an active role in the development of the accounting team by assisting in staffing, performance management, and training- Supply external monthly and quarterly reporting packages to Board meeting decks- Handle monthly financial executive package and control book to include budget to actual comparisons by departmentFinish month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closes, as well as financial statementsJob Requirements:- Ability to handle multiple tasks to prioritize needs and expedite tasks upon request- Applicable industry experience- Bachelor degree in Accounting- Expertise in bank reconciliations- Month end closings experience desired- Daily Cash Management experience- Adeptness in Construction Accounting- Experience with Monthly Financial Reporting- General ledger experience- Relevant industry experience (preferred)- Excellent communication and organizational skills- Ability to anticipate needs and pre-plan work- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities- High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills- High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Excel- Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines- Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedureRobert 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 1.888.490.3195. 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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