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Robert Half International Controller in Houston, Texas


Contact Robert Half Finance about this oil field service company's Controller opportunity, if you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department. This role's duties will require 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. Candidates who can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services, will be preferred for this position. Quickbooks required, as well as experience being hands on in a smaller company environment. CPA preferred. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Houston, Texas region.


  • Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash

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

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

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

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

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

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

  • Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Review deliverables of self and team to align with client expectations

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


  • Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Account reconciliation experience

  • 401k - RRSP Administration experience highly desired

  • Solid understanding of Automated Payroll

  • Knowledge of Annual Tax

  • Foundational knowledge in journal entries

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

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

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

  • Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

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

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

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

  • Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • CPA/MBA preferred

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: $90,000.00 - $105,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Houston, TX

Date Posted: October 12, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 04130-0011587258

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance