Robert Half International Controller in Atlanta, Georgia


You're a good fit for Robert Half Finance's Controller position with a reputable company, if you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department. 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. This position is for candidates who can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. If you're a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing, this might be the job for you. Is it time to advance your career? Find out more about this opportunity and take the next steps toward a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Atlanta, Georgia region.

Key responsibilities

  • Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports

  • Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

  • Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual

  • Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis

  • Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Analyze deliverables of self and team to confirm they meet client expectations

  • Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the yearly budget and forecasts

  • Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll

  • Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

For immediate consideration for this role email [email protected]


  • Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics experience desired

  • Great attention to detail

  • Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

For immediate consideration for this role email [email protected]

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® 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.

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Salary: $100,000.00 to $130,000.00 per year

Location: Atlanta, GA

Date Posted: December 6, 2018

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 00900-0010759677

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance