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Robert Half Controller in Visalia, California


Tyler Houk (Practice Director) with Robert Half has an opening for an ambitious Controller for a reputable company in the SAAS industry, the company is located in the Central Valley and the role is primarily remote, working four days a week from home. This leadership role oversees an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, manages the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, analyzes accounting and internal control systems, and guides departmental staff. This company provides competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and strong opportunity for 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. 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 Visalia, California region.

What you get to do every single day

  • Assure client expectations are met by reviewing deliverables of self and team

  • Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts

  • Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

  • Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis

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

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

  • Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll


  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

  • Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Financial statement preparation experience

  • Month end closings experience desired

  • Expertise in budget forecasting

  • Adeptness in general ledger

  • Strong familiarity with financial reporting

  • Analyze Financial Statements experience preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial analysis

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

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

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

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

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills

  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

For more information contact Tyler Houk at (559)421-1831

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