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Robert Half Assistant Controller in DALLAS, Texas

Description A well-respected company is looking for a success-driven Assistant Controller with the help of Robert Half. The Assistant Controller reports to the Controller on accounting staff updates. We have an excellent opportunity for a Assistant Controller position. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with a track record of identifying problems and delivering solutions. Please apply right away! This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Dallas, Texas area.

How you will make an impact

  • Formulate relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like actual spend against budgets/outlook, key financial metrics, and the monthly flash report

  • Organize multiple procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

  • Encourage to ensure a competent, trained staff through goal setting, regular assessment, and development

  • Distinguish and evolve process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Additional responsibilities if necessary

  • Pitch in to the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Steer the accounting team during the closing process to warrant deadlines are met

  • experienced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Advocate implementation and make certain adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Make sure regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Backfill for Controller when appropriate

  • Scan and conceive Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Push accountability and the meeting of deliverables Requirements - Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

    • Dynamic accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • CPA a plus

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

  • Ability to multitask and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds

  • US GAAP experience preferred

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Proficiency in journal entries

    • Accurate knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half works to put you in the best position to succeed. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - whenever you choose - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, notifications of AI-matched jobs, and much more.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit for more information.

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