Robert Half Finance & Accounting Controller in Odessa, Texas

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is looking for an achievement-oriented Controller to join a well-respected oilfield services company in Odessa. This is a leadership role with responsibility over a small accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will be planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff. This company offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package along with strong career growth. We are seeking an individual for this role who is able to motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; exhibit integrity, reliability, and leadership; and is capable of providing exceptional client services by managing self and others by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be responsible for key decision making and the ability 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. Role & Responsibilities

  • Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, payroll

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

  • Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management

  • Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection

  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners

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

  • Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm wide improvements, as needed

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis

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

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is the world's leader in specialized financial staffing. We provide exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in more than 340 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities.

But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named to FORTUNEĀ® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016), and 9 out of 10 of our clients and candidates would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Req ID: 04190-0008869900

Functional Role: Controller

Country: USA

State: TX

City: Odessa

Postal Code: 79761

Compensation: $90,000.00 to $120,000.00 per year


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

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

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

  • Excellent technology, analytical and management experience required

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Strong proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Program skills

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail a plus

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Detail oriented, ability to multi-task, work independently and prioritize tasks Desired Skills

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Holds self and others accountable for ensuring that results are achieved

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Developing quality deliverables

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

  • Implements and enforces high standards for quality deliverables

  • Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure