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Robert Half International Controller in Woodland Hills, California

Description Do you have 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? Contact Robert Half Finance about this reputable Real Estate & Property company's Controller opportunity. Candidates who 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, will be preferred for this position. This position is for candidates who can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. 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. If it's time to advance your career, find out more about this opportunity and take the next steps toward a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Woodland Hills, California region.

What you get to do every day

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

  • Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

  • Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

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

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

  • Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports

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

  • Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

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

  • Act on items beyond formal job responsibilities Requirements

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

  • Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

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

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

  • Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

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

  • High attention to detail

  • Background working with Analyze Financial Statements

  • US GAAP experience

  • Practical knowledge of CPA

  • Earlier work involving Audited Financial Statements

  • Demonstrated knowledge of management

  • Previous experience working with Financial Statement Audits

  • GAAP Accounting experience preferred

  • Expertise in Commercial Real Estate Investment

  • Comprehension of treasury

  • Adeptness in supervising

  • Month end closings experience highly preferred

  • Good understanding of Financial Statement

  • Proficiency in Leadership

  • Solid understanding of commercial real estate

  • Financial statement preparation experience highly valued

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

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

-Proficient in Word, Excel, and property management accounting systems. (MRI a plus)

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.

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