Robert Half Controller in SAN JOSE, California
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 Gary Daum of Robert Half about this reputable company's Controller opportunity. In this role, you will be planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff. Candidate must lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. Creative team players with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing preferred. If it's time to advance your career, find out more about this opportunity and take the next steps toward a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. Based in the San Jose, California area, this opening for a Controller is a permanent position.
Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible
Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Able to perform additional tasks beyond formal job duties
Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection
Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis
Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners
Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed
Check deliverables of self and team to certify they meet client expectations
Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management
Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis
Requirements - Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well
Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment
Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Prior work done in public accounting is desired
Vow to meet business deadlines
Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired
Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions
Month end closings experience
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
CPA or MBA preferred
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
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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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.