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Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Downey
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Description Contact Robert Half about this reputable company's Controller opportunity, if 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. If you are good at planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff, this role might be right for you. 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. Consider this position if you are a a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. Consider this position if you're looking to advance your career with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Downey, California region.What you get to do every single day- Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies- Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports- Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts- Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals- Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities- Ensure deliverables of self and team meet client expectations- Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed- Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation- Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis- Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll- Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual Requirements - Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued - CPA/MBA preferred - Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills - Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Vow to meet business deadlines - Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement - Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities - Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) - Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired - Deep understanding of Tax Planning Strategies - Command of US GAAP - Bank reconciliations experience - Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field For confidential consideration, please apply directly with your resume or call Allysa Wilkes at (310) 719-1400. If you are already working with a recruiter from Robert Half, please contact him or her directly to expedite your candidacy for this role. Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information. - 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( .

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