Robert Half International Controller in Carson, California
Robert Half Finance is seeking an ambitious and enthusiastic Controller to join the ranks at a well-respected Construction/Contractor company. In this leadership position, you will direct an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will be planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff. This company offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package along with strong career growth. We are looking for someone who motivates others through a positive professional attitude; exhibits integrity, reliability and leadership; and is able to provide exceptional client services by managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also make key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence the team. Being part of the leadership team, you will advance the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and encourage creativity in your team. The Controller will be a full-time employment opportunity and will be located in the Carson, California region.
Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management
Able to perform additional tasks beyond formal job duties
Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports
Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation
Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations
Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed
Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly
Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques
Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
For confidential consideration, please email your recruiter with Robert Half Finance & Accounting. If you're not currently working with anyone at Robert Half, please click "Apply" or call 310-719-1400 and ask for Billy Angel. Please reference job order number (00460-0011695180).
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Strong attention to detail
Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus
Ability to meet deadlines
Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills
Sound written and verbal communication skills
Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued
Expertise in month end closings
Foundational knowledge in budget forecasting
Financial statement preparation experience
General ledger experience
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Salary: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 / Yearly
Location: Carson, CA
Date Posted: February 14, 2021
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Reference: 00460-0011695180
Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance