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Robert Half Controller in Garrettsville, Ohio


Robert Half has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Controller to join a well-respected services company. In this leadership position, you will direct an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will be planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff. This company has very competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and ample opportunity for career growth. We are seeking an individual for this role who is able to motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; exhibit integrity, reliability and leadership; and is capable of providing exceptional client services by managing self and others by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be expected to make key decisions and be able to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a part of the leadership team, you will lead the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and foster creativity throughout your area of responsibility. This permanent position is for a Controller who will work in the Garrettsville, Ohio region.

What you get to do every single day

  • Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

  • Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash

  • Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

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

  • Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed

  • Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

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

  • Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure that firm-wide operation is efficient and effective

For Immediate CONFIDENTIAL Consideration, please call TOM MAY ASAP @ 216-800-7232!


  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

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

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Practical knowledge of Balance Sheet Reconciliation

  • Balance sheets experience highly preferred

  • Good understanding of Banking Operation

  • Strong familiarity with KPI Reporting

  • Comprehension of cash flow management

  • Variance analysis experience preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial statement preparation

  • Adeptness in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • QuickBooks experience desired

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience highly desired

  • Foundational knowledge in strategic planning

  • Comprehensive knowledge of budget forecasting

  • Earlier work involving US GAAP

  • Process Improvement Initiatives experience preferred

  • Hands-on experience with pension plans

  • General familiarity with Purchasing Activities

  • Prior experience with Process Improvement

  • Previous experience working with Daily Banking

  • Cash Flow Analysis experience highly valued

  • Background working with Internal Control

  • Experience with pension plans

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • 3+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

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