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Robert Half International Controller in Bellaire, Texas


Join the ranks at a well-respected services company as a Controller through Robert Half Finance. In this leadership position, you will direct an accounting and clerical department. As the Sr. Accountant, you will plan and direct all accounting operational functions, manage the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assess accounting and internal control systems, and guide departmental staff. Working with this company, you will receive competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, as well as strong career growth. We want to hear from you if you can motivate others with your positive professional attitude; are honest, reliable and a leader; and can provide outstanding client services by managing self and others 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. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Bellaire, Texas region.

Major responsibilities

  • Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

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

  • Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual

  • Able to perform additional tasks beyond formal job duties

  • Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required

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

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

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

  • Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Analyze deliverables of self and team to confirm they meet client expectations


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

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Adeptness in budget forecasting

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

  • Proficiency in Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Payroll Transaction experience

  • Command of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Foundational knowledge in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

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

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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