Robert Half Finance & Accounting Controller in Sacramento, California

Robert Half Finance is helping a renowned manufacturing company find an ambitious candidate to fill the role of a Controller. The leadership position is responsible for 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 provides competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and strong opportunity for career growth. We are seeking someone who will motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; is honest, reliable and a leader; and will offer remarkable client services, managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also make key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence the team. Being part of the leadership team, you will advance the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and encourage creativity in your team. The full-time Controller position is situated in the Davis, California area. Key responsibilities - Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis - Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation - Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals - Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Analyze deliverables of self and team to confirm they meet client expectations - Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time - Respond on items beyond formal job responsibilities - Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed - Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports - Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations G/L analysis For confidential consideration, please contact shantel.poole@roberthalf.com or call Shantel Poole at 916-649-0832 to discuss the opportunity further.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on FortuneĀ® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Req ID: 00390-9501363746

Functional Role: Account Executive/Staffing Manager

Country: USA

State: CA

City: Sacramento

Postal Code: 95815

Compensation: $100,000.00 to $140,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well - Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required - Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred - Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement - Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis - Comprehensive knowledge of US GAAP - Financial planning experience - Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment - Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines - Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations - Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred