Robert Half Corporation Jobs

Job Information

Robert Half International Controller in Sonoma, California

Description

A current opening through Robert Half Finance, seeks an ambitious, determined Controller to join the team at a prominent services company. This leadership role oversees an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will plan and direct all accounting operational functions, manage the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assess accounting and internal control systems, and guide departmental staff. This company offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package along with strong career growth. We are seeking an individual for this role who is able to motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; exhibit integrity, reliability and leadership; and is capable of providing exceptional client services by managing self and others by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also make key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a leader, you will encourage innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and support creativity in your area of responsibility. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Sonoma, California region. Please reach out to Alison Brenchley

Responsibilities

  • Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required

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

  • Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis

  • Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash

  • Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports

  • Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

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

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation

  • Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time

Requirements

  • Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Month end closings experience

  • Adeptness in Approved Budgets

  • Deep understanding of cash forecasting

  • Knowledge of budget forecasting

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger

  • Experience with year end closings

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

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

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

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

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.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

© 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use (www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use).

DirectEmployers