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Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description Candidates who are driven by high expectations will be interested in this position. This position is ideal for someone who thrives in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued. If you're looking to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department at a successful company, Robert Half is looking for a Controller. The permanent Controller position is situated in the Seattle, Washington area. 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. Candidates who can effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services, lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo, will be preferred for this position. Do you want exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth? This is a good position for you.What you get to do every single day

  • Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed
  • Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
  • Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
  • Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques
  • Capable of handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties
  • Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month
  • Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
  • Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts
  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible
  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management
  • Review and revise deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations Requirements - Self-starter and strong ethical standards
  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
  • Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
  • High attention to detail
  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred
  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Wide ranging experience with cash forecasting
  • Earlier work involving forecasting
  • Experience with journal entries
  • Good understanding of variance analysis
  • Comprehension of fixed assets
  • Hands-on experience with Review Journal Entries
  • Proven knowledge of Accounts Payable (AP)
  • Previous experience working with Job Cost
  • Solid understanding of Process Improvement
  • Skills in capital assets
  • Daily Bank Deposits experience desired
  • Quality experience with Treasury Management
  • Payroll experience
  • Experience with financial reporting
  • Wire transfer experience
  • Well-founded grasp of Accounts Receivable (AR)
  • General familiarity with Leadership Skills
  • Practical knowledge of general ledger
  • Prior experience with auditing
  • Expertise in Monthly Reconciliation
  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required Robert Half is the worlds 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.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 U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information. 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking Apply Now, youre agreeing to Robert Halfs Terms of Use ( .

Keywords: Robert Half Finance & Accounting, Seattle , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Seattle, Washington

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