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Robert Half Controller in Sacramento, California


Robert Half is actively searching for an earnest, resourceful Controller to join the innovative team at an prominent services company. For immediate consideration, send your resume to Amanda Warren through Linkedin. Ideal candidate will have experience in the Homebuilding industry. In this leadership role, you will manage 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 offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package along with strong career growth. We are looking for someone who motivates others through a positive professional attitude; exhibits integrity, reliability and leadership; and is able to provide exceptional client services by managing self and others 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. This permanent position is for a Controller who will work in the Sacramento, California region.

What you get to do every single day

  • Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

  • Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis

  • Ensure deliverables of self and team meet client expectations

  • Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports

  • Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed

  • Capable of handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties


  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Ability to handle multiple projects within strict deadlines

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

  • Skillful in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

If you possess the above experience and have experience in the homebuilding industry, send your resume to Amanda Warren through LinkedIn today!

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