Robert Half International Controller in Torrance, California
This reputable Healthcare, Hospitals, Social Assistance company is seeking a Controller through Robert Half Finance who has 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. You will succeed in this position if you can 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. If you can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services, this role might be right for you. We want to hear from you if you are a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. Find out more about this opportunity and take the next steps toward a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package, if it's time to advance your career. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Torrance, California region.
Your responsibilities in this role
Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible
Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis
Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash
Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection
Check deliverables of self and team to certify they meet client expectations
Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis
Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month
Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed
Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities
For confidential consideration, please email your recruiter with Robert Half Finance & Accounting. If you're not currently working with anyone at Robert Half, please click "Apply" or call 310-719-1400 and ask for David Bizub. Please reference job order number 00460-0011736028.
Requirements - Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing
Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus
Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required
CPA or MBA preferred
Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Ability to meet deadlines
Cost accounting experience
Standard costs experience
Well-founded grasp of Monthly Balance Sheet
Job costing experience highly desired
Processing costing experience preferred
Quality experience with Monthly Bank Reconciliation
Knowledge of Cost Allocation
Practical knowledge of Monthly Bank
General familiarity with Monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliation
Proven knowledge of Monthly Actual
Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills
Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
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