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Robert Half International Controller in Grandview, Missouri


Robert Half Finance is actively searching for an earnest, resourceful Controller to join the innovative team at an prominent services company. This is a leadership role with responsibility over an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, manages the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, analyzes accounting and internal control systems, and guides departmental staff. Working with this company, you will receive competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, as well as strong career growth. We are searching for an individual who can motivate others with a positive professional attitude; displays integrity, reliability and leadership; and can offer outstanding client services by managing self and other with 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. Based in the Grandview, Missouri area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position.

How you will make an impact

  • Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & General Ledger analysis

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Meet client expectations by reviewing deliverables of self and team to make sure they meet client satisfaction

  • Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

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

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

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

  • Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

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

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

  • Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

If you or anyone you know is interested please reach out to Seth Parrish. 303-709-5105


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

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

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

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

  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Foundational knowledge in general ledger

  • Knowledge of Analyze Financial Statements

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Full Cycle Accounting

  • Proficiency in month end closings

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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