Robert Half Controller in Elk Grove, California
This exciting position for a determined Controller for an esteemed Utilities/Infrastructure company is being filled by Amanda Warren with Robert Half. For immediate consideration, please email your resume through Linked In to Amanda Warren. The leadership position is responsible for an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, manages the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, analyzes accounting and internal control systems, and guides 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. As part of the leadership team, you will be expected to lead the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, to challenge the status quo, and to encourage creativity throughout your area of responsibility. The Controller will be a permanent employment opportunity and will be located in the Galt, California region.
What you get to do every day
Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time
Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation
Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management
Check deliverables of self and team to certify they meet client expectations
Respond on items beyond formal job responsibilities
Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation
Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts
Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports
Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis
Comprehensive knowledge of Great Plains or Dynamics Business Central
CPA Highly desired
Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills
Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required
Prior work done in public accounting is desired
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines+
If you possess the experience above and are looking for a great opportunity with a family owned company, email your resume to Amanda Warren through LinkedIn or call 916.231.3863 for immediate consideration!!
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