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Robert Half International Controller in Columbia, Maryland


Controller to $150k + 20%

Jim Meade at Robert Half has an client interviewing immediately for a corporate controller of a well established engineering and architectural firm in the Columbia area. The ideal candidate for this position will have a combination of large public accounting experience as well as time leading a corporate finance and accounting team. This position will work hand in hand with the CFO and company ownership as the plot their continued growth. You will inherit a strong team that handle most of the day to day accounting and reporting. You will oversee them while also leading the budgeting and forecasting as well as working with operations and job costing. This company offers a very strong compensation and benefits package along with a very flexible work life. If you are qualified and interested please email your resume to Jim Meade at Robert Half right away.


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

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

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

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

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

  • Practical knowledge of Direct Supervision

  • External Financial Reports experience preferred

  • Proficiency in job costing

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