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Robert Half International Controller in Houston, Texas


A growing technology company located south of Downtown is looking for a Controller due to promotion. The Controller will be responsible for oversight of accounting and reporting activities.

Duties include:

• Own and direct the company’s entire accounting operation, including establishing and enforcing policies, procedures, and controls

• Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards as well as regulatory, federal, state and local tax requirements. Ensure appropriate level of compliance by studying existing and new legislations; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financial reports; advising management on needed actions.

• Help leadership team in its risk assessment process by formalizing key business processes and establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures.

• Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep others abreast of the company’s financial status.

• Contribute to budgeting and forecasting and provide intelligence around variances to plan.

• Build and manage a team to conduct the company’s accounting function.

• Preparing and filing state sales and use tax returns, foreign jurisdiction VAT and similar tax filings and recoveries.

The ideal candidate will have a BBA in Accounting, CPA or MBA highly desired, and 10+ years of progressive experience, with at least 6+ years in a leadership role. Experience in the technology sector is a plus.

Compensation is up to 140K plus bonus and excellent benefits

For confidential consideration please forward your resume to karen.amoroso@roberthalf


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

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

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

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

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

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

  • General ledger experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Month-end Close Activities

  • Deep understanding of Annual Budget

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