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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in San Marcos, California


A well-respected company is San Diego North County is collaborating with Robert Half Finance & Accounting to help them find an accomplished Assistant Controller. This Assistant Controller position consists of regulating the day-to-day of the accounting staff and providing updates to the Controller. Candidates who possess a proven ability to identify issues and resolve problems, might be interested to apply their talents to this challenging Assistant Controller position. Submit an application for this role now! This full-time employment opportunity is based in the San Marcos, California area.

Targeting the $85k/yr range and great benefits. Note: This position works a "hybrid" office/remote schedule.


  • Backfill for Controller if necessary

  • Contribute to the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Devise relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like key financial metrics, the monthly flash report, and actual spend against budgets/outlook

  • Inspect and make Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Maintain implementation and insure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Administer regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Compose diverse procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

  • Specify and generate process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Encourage accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Additional duties as assigned

  • Direct to ensure a competent, trained staff through goal setting, development, and regular assessment

  • Enhanced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Support the accounting team during the closing process to confirm deadlines are met


  • 4+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Ability to multitask effectively

  • Previous accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and IIA standards

  • Significant experience in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • Experience with Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Solid understanding of general ledger

  • Adeptness in budget forecasting

  • Knowledge of Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Power BI

  • Foundational knowledge in Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Proficiency in financial statement preparation

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company

  • CPA certification desired

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions

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Salary: DOE

Location: San Marcos, CA

Date Posted: October 28, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 00240-0011604417

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance