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Robert Half International Controller in San Jose, California

Description

Gary Daum of Robert Half has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Controller to join a well-respected services company. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, 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. This company has very competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and ample opportunity for 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. In addition, your responsibilities will include key decision making and challenging, negotiating and influencing the team. You will join the leadership team in supporting the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenging the status quo, and fostering creativity in your department. The Controller position is a permanent opportunity in the San Jose, California region.

Key responsibilities

  • Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required

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

  • Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

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

  • Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure that firm-wide operation is efficient and effective

  • Able to perform additional tasks beyond formal job duties

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

  • Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

    Requirements - 7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

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

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

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

  • Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Month end closings experience desired

  • Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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