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Robert Half International Controller in San Diego, California

Description This position is ideal for someone who is driven by high expectations. Do you thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued? Check out this job! Robert Half's new Controller opening will give you the opportunity to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department at a successful Construction/Contractor company. This permanent position is for a Controller who will work in the San Diego, California region. You might be a good fit for this position if you 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. Candidates who know how to effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services will do well in this role along with creative types who can lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. This is a good role for anyone seeking exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth.

How you will make an impact

  • Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

  • Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

  • Reviews deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

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

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly

  • Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

  • Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month Requirements

  • Construction Accounting experience

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

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

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

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social skills

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

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.

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