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Robert Half International Controller in San Diego, California

Description Do you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department? Contact Robert Half about this reputable company's Controller opportunity. The ideal candidate for this position can plan and direct all accounting operational functions, handle the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluate accounting and internal control systems, and lead departmental staff. This position is for candidates who can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. The ideal candidate for this position is a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. You might be in a good place to advance your career with this opportunity's very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. This permanent position is for a Controller who will work in the San Diego, California region.

What you get to do every single day

  • Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection

  • Analyze deliverables of self and team to confirm they meet client expectations

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

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

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

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

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

  • Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis

  • Able to perform additional tasks beyond formal job duties

  • Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management

  • Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll Requirements

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

  • Active CPA required

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

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Solid understanding of QuickBooks

  • Proficiency in technical accounting

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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