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Robert Half International Controller in Grand Rapids, Michigan



Are you looking for that next step in your career with growth potential? We have partnered with a small business seeking a Controller with the potential to be a CFO. The ideal candidate will have higher education with either a CPA, CMA or MBA and possess strong technology skills in ERP systems where they can assist IT with building financial reporting.

Duties and Responsibilities for the Controller role:

  1. Monthly financial reporting in accordance of GAAP, presenting information to management, banking and board members

  2. Sales Analysis for each territory manager

  3. Create policies and procedures to ensure compliance with financial reporting

  4. Provide annual budgets with monthly actual to plan analysis

  5. Cash flow forecasting

  6. Balance Sheet account reconciliations

If you are intrigued to hear about this opportunity, email your local Robert Half representative today, or reach out to Katie Ruger for more information.


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

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

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

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills

  • CPA/MBA preferred

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

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

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

  • Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Comprehensive knowledge of QuickBooks

  • General familiarity with cash forecasting

  • Actual Variance Analysis experience

  • Executive Presentations experience highly preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

  • Strong familiarity with Prepare Annual Budgets

  • Monthly Financial Reporting experience preferred

  • Practical knowledge of cash forecasting

  • Adeptness in account reconciliation

  • Actual Variance Analysis experience

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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