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Robert Half International Controller in Richmond, California


If you're looking for a position where you will have broad business engagement and impact, Robert Half Management Resources is filling a Controller job opening. Those who can manage the process to ensure that models are correct and are fully accrued each month, verify and hold the operations team accountable to ensure end to end incentive processing, payments, accounting and related financial controls are operating effectively will thrive in this position. The Controller position is a short-term temporary engagement located in Richmond, California. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a very dynamic and high profile area with significant visibility at executive management level.

Major responsibilities

  • Supervise reporting, forecasting, and budgeting processes and tools for the accountable programs

  • Evaluate and observe controls to ensure they are designed and operating effectively in partnership with compliance

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

  • Continuous review of actual spend against budget and lead 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

  • Support SOX controls through the collation of evidence and qualitative discussion of monthly financial results across global programs

  • Recognize key financial results and movements across programs, then summarize and discuss them with key business partners

  • Ensure timely cash flow forecasts by collaboration with the Treasury


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

  • Knowledge of ERP system preferred

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

  • Proven analytical skills with ability to implement solutions and vendor management experience with good organizational skills

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

  • Exemplary knowledge in office and accounting computer systems

  • Implement and improve changes in procedures immediately

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

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

    • CPA and/or CMA preferred

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Salary: DOE

Location: Richmond, CA

Date Posted: February 18, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 04692-0011709793

Staffing Area: Interim Project-Based Financial