Robert Half Controller in Santa Monica, California
Santa Monica Real Estate firm seeking a Controller
Please resume/CV to Eric Herndon for consideration
The permanent Controller position is situated in the Santa Monica, California area. To succeed in this role, you will need to 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 effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services, lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. You're a good fit for this position if you want exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth.
Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts
Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals
Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time
Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed
Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Ability to handle multiple projects within strict deadlines
Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued
Great attention to detail
Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Solid understanding of Yardi, Rent Cafe
Proficiency in month end closings
Consolidated Financial Statements experience required
Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
10+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
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