You're a good fit for Robert Half Finance's Controller position with a reputable company, if you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department. Candidates who can plan and direct all accounting operational functions, handle the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluate accounting and internal control systems, and lead departmental staff, will be preferred for this position. To succeed in this role, you will need to lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. Creative team players with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing preferred. Are you looking for a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package? It might be time to advance your career in this position! The full-time Controller position is situated in the Hawthorne, California area. What you get to do every single day - Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis - Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management - Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection - Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible - Act on items beyond formal job responsibilities - Reviews deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations - Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month - Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required - Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis - Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll For confidential consideration, please email your resume in MS Word format to David Bizub at firstname.lastname@example.org or call David at 310.719.1400. If you are already working with a recruiter from Robert Half, please contact him or her directly to expedite your candidacy for this role.
- Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired - Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment - Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued - Self-starter and strong ethical standards - Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes - 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment - CPA or MBA preferred - Month-end Journal Entries experience required - Good understanding of Annual Financial Reporting - Monthly Account Reconciliation experience highly desired - Quality experience with Annual Audited Financial Statements - Previous experience working with financial auditing - General familiarity with Monthly Balance Sheet - Month-end Reports experience - Earlier work involving Annual Financial Plan - Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings - Well-founded grasp of Monthly Actual - Skills in Audited Financial Statements - Proven knowledge of Monthly Accruals - Wide ranging experience with Analyze Financial Statements - Practical knowledge of Monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliation - Month-end Financial experience - Excellent communication and organizational skills - Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
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