Robert Half Controller in Gardena, California
Description Contact this reputable company through Robert Half about their Controller position, if 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. You might be a good fit for this position if you can 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. This role's duties will require leading with integrity and reliability and having the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. We are seeking creative team players with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing for this role. This opportunity could advance your career, along with providing you with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. This permanent position is for a Controller who will work in the Compton, California region.
How you will make an impact
Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required
Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports
Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis
Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible
Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management
Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual
Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis
Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Act on items beyond formal job responsibilities
Meet client expectations by reviewing deliverables of self and team to make sure they meet client satisfaction Requirements
Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions
Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required
Ability to meet deadlines
Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Solid understanding of month end closings
Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued
Excellent oral and written communications skills
7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
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