Robert Half Controller in Long Beach, California
Candidates who are driven by high expectations will be preferred for this position. You're a likely candidate for this job if you thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued. Candidates who would be excited to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department will be interested in Robert Half's opportunity to join a successful company as a Controller. The Controller position is a permanent opportunity in the Long Beach, California region. This position is for candidates who 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. The ideal candidate for this position 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.
Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation
Review and revise deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations
Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection
Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed
Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities
Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals
Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis
Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month
For confidential consideration, please email your recruiter with Robert Half. 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 00460-0011895013.
Requirements - 7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required
Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing
Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills
Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
Vow to meet business deadlines
Practical knowledge of Audit Methodology
Good understanding of Financial Statement Audits
Wide ranging experience with Consolidated Financial Statements
Expertise in Annual Audited Financial Statements
Earlier work involving Financial Statement
Well-founded grasp of Audit Functions
Foundational knowledge in Annual Internal Audit
Deep understanding of Annual External Audit
Proven knowledge of financial auditing
Quality experience with Analyze Financial Statements
Month end closings experience
General familiarity with Audit Management
Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued
Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
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