Robert Half Finance & Accounting Controller in Midland, Texas

Responsible for fund accounting, grant accounting, capital project accounting, financial reconciliation, accounts payable, payroll transactions as related to financial reporting. Assist the Director of Finance in planning, directing, controlling and coordinating financial operations involving budget limitations; assume all responsibilities of Finance Director in his absence including supervision of Treasury & Customer Service BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintains an understanding of the annual operating budget and annual Capital Improvement Program. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Functional supervision of the Accounting Division o General Ledger o Accounts Payable o Fixed Assets o Grants Project

  • Monitor, maintain and refine internal financial controls

  • Oversees and coordinates the financial reporting efforts

  • Monitor Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for changes and coordinate implementation of changes into accounting policies and procedures in accordance with GAAP and GASB, and any applicable accounting standards or regulations applicable to government operations

  • Assist Director of Finance with reporting, forecasting, capital needs and financing issues, and training

  • In-depth knowledge of municipal accounting and budgetary principles, practices, operations and procedures

  • Responsible for performing complex accounting assignments

  • Prepare, submit, and review a variety of reports

  • Assist in calculating, adjusting, preparing, and posting journal entries

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is the world's leader in specialized financial staffing. We provide exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in more than 340 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities.

But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named to FORTUNEĀ® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016), and 9 out of 10 of our clients and candidates would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Robert Half Finance & Accounting office at 844.539.2523 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities..

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

Req ID: 04190-0008881007

Functional Role: Controller

Country: USA

State: TX

City: Midland

Postal Code: 79701

Compensation: $75,000.00 to $102,000.00 per year

Requirements: Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and communication with management, other Departments, coworkers and subordinates. Consult with external advisors, service providers and other governmental agencies as needed. In-depth knowledge of principles and practices of governmental finance, administration, accounting, budgeting, and forecasting for a municipal government. Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State and local laws and regulations. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. CPA required, Bachelor Degree with emphasis in Accounting or Finance with six to eight years progressively responsible professional accounting experience (minimum of four years governmental) with at least four years of supervisory experience. Master Degree and/or Certified Governmental Finance Officer designation is a plus.