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Robert Half International Controller in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Description This Controller job opening with Robert Half might be the position for you, if you want to have broad business engagement and impact with a business in the Professional Services field. This Controller position is for candidates who can 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. Based in West Des Moines, Iowa, this Controller position will be a long-term contract / temporary engagement. This position is ideal for someone looking to work in a very dynamic and high profile area with significant visibility at executive management level.

Major responsibilities

  • Support SOX controls through the collation of evidence and qualitative discussion of monthly financial results across global programs

  • Collaborate with various business partners for a variety of program controllership and FP& A activities such as upholding accurate accrual models and appropriate accounting, as well as true-up activities. Also answer queries from business, area and subsidiary controllers

  • Collaborate with the Treasury to deliver cash flow forecasts in a timely manner

  • Review and monitor that controls are designed and operating effectively in partnership with compliance

  • 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

  • Obtain understanding of key financial results and movements across programs to summarize and discuss with key business partners

  • Continuous review of actual spend against budget and lead necessary actions needed for any expected shortfalls Requirements - Proven analytical skills with ability to implement solutions and vendor management experience with good organizational skills

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Capacity to assess process and internal control weaknesses and identify improvements

  • Exquisite understanding in office and accounting computer systems

  • Highly skilled at communication and negotiation with prior experience creating trusted advisor/consultant relationships and influencing Executives and Business Decision Makers

  • Good understanding of ERP system is highly valued

  • Professional accounting and controllership or public accounting and internal controls experience and/or Internal Audit or Controls and Compliance

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or other relevant field

    • CPA and/or CMA preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership across finance team by engaging with different groups around the world via virtual communication

Robert Half Management Resources matches senior-level financial consultants with remote or on-site jobs for interim and long-term opportunities in areas such as internal auditing, mergers and acquisitions, tax initiatives, and much more. Our 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 named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

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