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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in Sacramento, California


Robert Half Finance & Accounting is seeking a goal-oriented Assistant Controller for one of their clients in the Non-Profit industry. The Assistant Controller role will report to the Controller and supervise accounting staff. In this Assistant Controller role, you will utilize your problem solving skills by taking initiative to identity and resolve problems. Apply immediately! This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Sacramento, California area.

Please contact Shantel Poole via LinkedIn for immediately consideration.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Drive accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Guarantee regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Progressive preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Compose diverse procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

  • Guide the accounting team during the closing process to arrange that deadlines are met

  • Supplementary duties as assigned

  • Sort out and construct Ad Hoc financial reports

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

  • Backfill for Controller as necessary

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

  • Mark and expand process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Maintain implementation and insure adherence to accounting policies and procedures


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, CPA preferred

  • Financial reporting experience desired

  • Financial auditing experience

  • Knowledge of month end closings

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks to prioritize needs and expedite tasks upon request

  • Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills

    • Deep knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience with 2+ years in leadership

  • Deep technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills

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