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Robert Half International Controller in Charleston, South Carolina


Are you driven by high expectations? Candidates who thrive in roles where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued will be interested in this position. Robert Half Finance seeks a Controller to become a part of a successful Hi Tech Engineering company and take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department. Based in the Charleston, South Carolina area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position. If you can plan and direct all accounting operational functions, handle the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluate accounting and internal control systems, and lead departmental staff, you might be right for this position. Candidates who can effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services, lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo, will be preferred for this position. The company provides exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth.

Your responsibilities

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

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

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


  • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Revenue recognition experience desired

  • Enterprise SaaS experience required

  • CPA experience preferred

  • SaaS experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

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

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

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

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

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

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Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: DOE

Location: Charleston, SC

Date Posted: October 14, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 03270-0011573922

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance