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Robert Half International Controller in Gardena, California

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Do 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? Contact Robert Half Finance about this reputable company's Controller opportunity. In this role, it will be critical for you to 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. The ideal candidate for this position can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. Candidates who are creative team players with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing will be preferred for this position. You could advance your career through this very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. Based in the Gardena, California area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position.

How you will make an impact

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure that firm-wide operation is efficient and effective

  • Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Analyze deliverables of self and team to confirm they meet client expectations

  • Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • 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, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Act on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly

  • Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

  • Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management

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 David Bizub. Please reference job order number (00460-0011707580)

Requirements

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • 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

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

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

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Deep understanding of cost accounting

  • Knowledge of Month-end Close Activities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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Salary: $95,000.00 - $110,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Gardena, CA

Date Posted: February 20, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 00460-0011707580

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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