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Robert Half International Controller in HOWELL, Michigan


Our Livingston County client is in need of a Controller. The Controller will be responsible for ensuring all month end processes are completed, including bank and account reconciliations, journal entries, and managing the general ledger. The Controller would also be responsible for generating financial statements and ensuring any necessary financial statement and cost analysis is completed.

The ideal Controller must have at least 10 years of accounting and finance experience, as well as 5 years as a controller. In addition, the ideal candidate will have prior experience in a costing environment as well as prior experience overseeing accounts payable and receivable. The ideal candidate will also have strong ERP experiences, such as SAP, QAD, or Oracle, as well as strong Excel experience with pivot tables and V lookups. This is a 3+ month temporary position for the right candidate and that candidate could be considered for hire if their performance is stellar.


  • Capacity to assess process and internal control weaknesses and identify improvements

  • Well-versed in office and accounting computer systems

  • Financial statement preparation experience preferred

  • Cost accounting experience

  • SAP experience

  • Supervising experience

  • General familiarity with general ledger

  • Well-founded grasp of journal entries

  • Proven knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • 10+ years professional accounting and controllership or public accounting and internal controls experience and/or Internal Audit or Controls and Compliance

  • Good understanding of ERP system is highly valued

  • Top notch analytical, organizational, and vendor management skills

  • Experience engaging with teams and providing leadership across finance teams

  • Proven communication and negotiation skills, ability to establish trusted advisor/consultant relationships, and capability to influence Executives and Business Decision Makers

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or other relevant field

  • CPA and/or CMA preferred

    Robert Half Management Resources matches senior-level financial consultants with a variety of unique interim and long-term project opportunities in areas such as internal auditing, mergers and acquisitions, tax initiatives, and much more. 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.

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Salary: $47.50 - $55.00 / Hourly

Location: HOWELL, MI

Date Posted: November 21, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 02210-0011627786

Staffing Area: Interim Project-Based Financial