Robert Half International Controller in YORK, Pennsylvania


A current opening through Robert Half Finance and Accounting, seeks an ambitious, determined Controller to join the team at a growing York company. This leadership role oversees an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, your tasks will include planning and directing all accounting operational functions, managing the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assessing accounting and internal control systems, and guiding departmental staff. This company offers very competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent career growth. In addition, your responsibilities will include key decision making and challenging, negotiating and influencing the team. As part of the leadership team, you will be expected to lead the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, to challenge the status quo, and to encourage creativity throughout your area of responsibility.

What you get to do every day

  • Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations G/L analysis

  • Manage the production of the yearly budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly

  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

  • Capable of handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties

  • Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time

  • Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required

  • Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll

  • Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

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

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

  • Check deliverables of self and team to certify they meet client expectations

If interested in the Controller position please send your resume in a word document to [email protected]


Qualifications for the Controller Role Include:

  • Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Proficiency in inventory

  • Command of month end closings

  • Adeptness in SAP

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Foundational knowledge in inventory analysis

  • Journal entries experience desired

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

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

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

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: $80,000.00 to $110,000.00 per year

Location: YORK, PA

Date Posted: December 5, 2018

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 03770-0010754996

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance