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Robert Half Controller in Los Angeles, California


Hybrid Robert Half is looking for candidates who want to have broad business engagement and impact, for an open Controller position. The position's duties include managing the process to ensure that models are correct and are fully accrued each month, verifying and holding the operations team accountable to ensure end to end incentive processing, payments, accounting and related financial controls are operating effectively. The Controller position is a short-term contract / temporary to hire engagement located in Los Angeles, California. You'll thrive in this position if you're looking for work in a very dynamic and high profile area with significant visibility at executive management level.

What you get to do every single day

  • Assemble evidence and qualitative discussion of monthly financial results across global programs to support SOX controls

  • Review and monitor that controls are designed and operating effectively in partnership with compliance

  • Ensure timely cash flow forecasts by collaboration with the Treasury

  • Reach understanding of key financial results and movements across programs to summarize and discuss with key business partners

  • Manage all processes and tools for budgeting, forecasting, and reporting accountable programs

  • Attain a thorough understanding of essential financial results and movements across programs, then be able to summarize and discuss them with key business partners

  • Perpetual reviewing of actual spend against budget, as well as leading necessary actions needed for any expected shortfalls

  • Engage with various business partners for various program controllership and FP& A activities like maintaining accuracy of accrual models, appropriate accounting, and participating in true-up activities. Also answer queries from business, area and subsidiary controllers

    Requirements - Demonstrated ability to implement solutions, strong analytical and communication skills as well

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or other relevant field

    • CPA and/or CMA preferred
  • Previous experience working with financial planning

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Financial Statement

  • Foundational knowledge in Analyze Financial Statements

  • Comprehensive knowledge of 3C

  • Earlier work involving cash forecasting

  • Background working with forecasting

  • Practical knowledge of Review Financial Statements

  • General familiarity with Prepare Financial Statements

  • Financial modeling experience highly preferred

  • Deep understanding of general ledger

  • Adeptness in Audited Financial Statements

  • Consolidated Financial Statements experience highly desired

  • Good understanding of Internal Control

  • GAAP Accounting experience required

  • 7+ years professional accounting and controllership or public accounting and internal controls experience and/or Internal Audit or Controls and Compliance

  • Aptitude for communication and negotiation, building trusted advisor/consultant relationships and influencing Executives and Business Decision Makers

  • Implement and improve changes in procedures immediately

  • Working knowledge of ERP system

  • Prior background in engaging virtually with teams around the globe and providing leadership across finance teams

  • Advanced knowledge in office and accounting computer systems

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