Robert Half Controller in City of Industry, California
Robert Half is seeking an ambitious and enthusiastic Controller to join the ranks at a well-respected distribution 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 very competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent career growth. We are seeking someone who will motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; is honest, reliable and a leader; and will offer remarkable client services, managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be responsible for key decision making and the ability to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. You will join the leadership team in supporting the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenging the status quo, and fostering creativity in your department. Based in the Hacienda Heights, California area, this opening for a Controller is a permanent position.
Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation
Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis
Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash
Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual
Ensure deliverables of self and team meet client expectations
Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required
Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports
Perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities
Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Detailed and have the ability work independently
Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing
Vow to meet business deadlines
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
Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Month end closings experience desired
Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired
Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued
FOR IMMEDIATE CONFIDENTIAL CONSIDERATION please apply to this posting. If you are already working with a recruiter from Robert Half, please contact them directly regarding job number 00490-0011965862 presented by Ameri Ramirez to expedite your candidacy for this role.
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