Robert Half International Controller in Mission Hills, California
Robert Half Finance is searching for an energetic Controller to join a reputable services company. This leadership role oversees an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, handles the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluates accounting and internal control systems, and leads departmental staff. This company provides competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and strong opportunity for career growth. We are seeking an individual for this role who is able to motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; exhibit integrity, reliability and leadership; and is capable of providing exceptional client services by managing self and others by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be responsible for key decision making and the ability to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a part of the leadership team, you will lead the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and foster creativity throughout your area of responsibility. The Controller will be a full-time employment opportunity and will be located in the Mission Hills, California region. For immediate consideration please email your resume and call 818-391-5500 to schedule your interview.
What you get to do every day
Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques
Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals
Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed
Able to perform additional tasks beyond formal job duties
Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis
Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Meet client expectations by reviewing deliverables of self and team to make sure they meet client satisfaction
Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation
Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports
Requirements - Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired
Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Vow to meet business deadlines
Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills
Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics experience
Microsoft Excel experience desired
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.