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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in Perris, California


You will identify issues and resolve problems in this career-building Assistant Controller position. As the Assistant Controller, you will assist in supervising the accounting staff and report to the Controller. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Perris, California area. Become an integral part of the team by joining this fast-paced Construction/Contractor company by applying through Robert Half Finance & Accounting.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Refined preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Provide regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Help ensure a competent, trained staff through regular assessment, goal setting and development

  • Stimulate accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Design relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like key financial metrics, actual spend against budgets/outlook, and the monthly flash report

  • Name and create process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Contribute to the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Facilitate the accounting team during the closing process to see to it that deadlines are met

  • Backfill for Controller where appropriate

  • Assemble distinct technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures

  • Support implementation and ensure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Perform other duties when necessary

  • Analyze and create Ad Hoc financial reports


  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired

  • Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and IIA standards

  • Profound knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • Construction experience

  • Adeptness in Certified Payroll

  • Command of Construction Accounting

  • Experience with Prevailing Wage

  • Deep understanding of Construction Cost

  • Job Cost experience preferred

  • Ability to multitask and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds

  • Notable accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Work In Progress (WIP) experience at the expert level

  • Certified Public Accounting license or exams in progress

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.

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Salary: $120,000.00 - $130,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Perris, CA

Date Posted: November 16, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 00500-0011621868

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance