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Controller in Chatsworth, California

Description There is a great opportunity for candidates who are driven by high expectations. If you thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued, this could be the job for you. You might be the Controller Robert Half is looking for, if you want to take responsibility for the accounting and clerical department of a successful company. The Controller position is a permanent opportunity in the Chatsworth, California region. This role's duties will require 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 position is for candidates who can effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services, lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. This is a good role for anyone seeking exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth.

What you get to do every day

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis

  • Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed

  • Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

  • Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

  • Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection

  • Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible

  • Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis Requirements - Excellent communication and organizational skills

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

  • Financial analysis experience

  • CRM experience

  • Experience with cost accounting

  • Profit Loss experience desired

  • Deep understanding of financial planning

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

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

  • Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

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

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

  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

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.

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