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New York, / 08 Mar 2023 Robert Half CONTRACTOR
You might be the Controller Robert Half is looking for, if you want to have broad business engagement and impact. In this Controller position, you will manage the process to ensure that models are correct and are fully accrued each month, verify and hold the operations team accountable to ensure end to end incentive processing, payments, accounting and related financial controls are operating effectively. The Controller position is a long-term contract / temporary to hire engagement located in New York, New York. Do you want to work in a very dynamic and high profile area with significant visibility at executive management level? This might be a fantastic opportunity for you.

Key responsibilities

  • Acquire understanding of key financial results and movements across programs to summarize and discuss with key business partners
  • Lead all processes of budgeting, forecasting, and reporting for all accountable programs
  • Attain a thorough understanding of essential financial results and movements across programs, then be able to summarize and discuss them with key business partners
  • Analyze and observe controls to ensure they are effectively designed and operating in partnership with compliance
  • Work closely with Treasury to provide timely cash flow forecasts
  • Engage with various business partners for various program controllership and FP& A activities such as ensuring accuracy of accrual models, appropriate accounting and true-up activities and answer queries from business, area and subsidiary controllers
  • Perpetual reviewing of actual spend against budget, as well as leading necessary actions needed for any expected shortfalls
  • Organize evidence and qualitative discussion of monthly financial results across global programs in order to support SOX controls
  • Implement and improve changes in procedures immediately
  • Background in virtual engagement with global teams around the world and being a leader across finance teams
  • Highly skilled at communication and negotiation with prior experience creating trusted advisor/consultant relationships and influencing Executives and Business Decision Makers
  • 15+ years professional accounting and controllership or public accounting and internal controls experience and/or Internal Audit or Controls and Compliance
  • Practical knowledge of Monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliation
  • Strong familiarity with Perform Month-end
  • Comprehension of Monthly Financial Close
  • Knowledge of Monthly Quarterly
  • Previous experience working with Monthly Closings
  • Practical knowledge of Accrued Expenses
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Monthly Accruals
  • Adeptness in Quarter-end
  • Corporate Headquarters experience highly desired
  • Adeptness in Monthly Account Reconciliation
  • Monthly Consolidation experience highly valued
  • Good understanding of Monthly Close Processes
  • Hands-on experience with Monthly Financial Statements
  • Foundational knowledge in Quarterly
  • Monthly Journal Entries experience desired
  • Deep understanding of Month-end Financial
  • General familiarity with Monthly Balance Sheet
  • General familiarity with accruals
  • Background working with Monthly Bank Reconciliation
  • Month-end Journal Entries experience preferred
  • Prior experience with Monthly Financial Reports
  • Earlier work involving Monthly Close
  • Monthly Bank experience highly preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Accrual Accounting
  • Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings
  • Month-end Reports experience
  • Experience with Monthly Financial Reporting
  • Monthly Financials experience preferred
  • Month-end Close Activities experience
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to implement solutions and vendor management experience with good organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of ERP system
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or other relevant field
  • CPA and/or CMA preferred
  • Prior experience in office and accounting computer systems
Robert 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.

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