Robert Half International Controller in LARGO, Maryland

Robert Half has partnered with a higher education institution in search of a Controller. The Controller under general supervision of the VP of Finance performs highly technical duties in the College?s Office of Finance, which includes providing leadership and management of Financial Services operations including the Bursar?s Office and General Ledger accounting functions, establishes and maintains written accounting policies, procedures, and forms necessary to maintain compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, reviews financial reports for consistency, accuracy, accountability, and timeliness, supervise and evaluate all staff under direct supervision. ? Maintains positive working relationships with the college community and external financial reporting agencies ? Demonstrated ability to lead and supervise a diverse group of professionals ? Comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles ? Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects ? Experience with an integrated financial data system ? Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively at all levels of the organization Interested candidate may submit resumes to Andre.anderson@roberthalf.com

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Req ID: 04510-0010627774

Functional Role: Controller

Country: USA

State: MD

City: LARGO

Postal Code: 20774-2109

Compensation: $130,000.00 to $150,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Self-starter and strong ethical standards - Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills - Financial analysis experience - Financial statement preparation experience preferred - Foundational knowledge in general ledger - Supervising experience - US GAAP experience desired - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines - Excellent attention to detail - Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired - Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus - Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well - CPA or MBA preferred