Robert Half International Controller in Richmond, California
Description Robert Half Finance & Accounting is looking for an achievement-oriented Controller to join a well-respected services company. This is a leadership role with responsibility over a small accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will be planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff. This company offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package along with strong career growth. We are seeking an individual for this role who is able to motivate others by maintaining a positive detail oriented 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. Role & Responsibilities · Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, payroll · Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis · Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management · Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection · Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners · Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies · Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm wide improvements, as needed · Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis · Work closely with COO, executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation Requirements At least 5 years of accounting experience, with at least 3 of those being in construction Familiar with union contracts Processed union payroll Experience managing at least one employee Advanced Excel – Pivot tables, VLOOKUP Hands-on, not just overseeing. This is a hands-on role Positive attitude, team player, “no task too small” mindset Tech-savvy Stable job history
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