Controller


Salary:

$100,000.00 to $130,000.00 per year

Location:

Century City, CA

Date Posted:

May 24, 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

00320-0010951945

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
Robert Half Finance is helping a renowned services company find an ambitious candidate to fill the role of a Controller. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, handles the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluates accounting and internal control systems, and leads departmental staff. Working with this company, you will receive competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, as well as strong career growth. We are searching for an individual who can motivate others with a positive professional attitude; displays integrity, reliability and leadership; and can offer outstanding client services by managing self and other with urgency, practicality and accountability. In addition, your responsibilities will include key decision making and challenging, negotiating and influencing the team. Being part of the leadership team, you will advance the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and encourage creativity in your team. Based in the Century City, California area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position.

Key responsibilities

- Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll

- Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

- Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports

- Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed

- Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

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

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

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

- Ensure deliverables of self and team meet client expectations

- Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts

- Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations G/L analysis
Requirements
- BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

- Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

- Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

- Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

- CPA/MBA preferred

- Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

- Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

- Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

- Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

- Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

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

- Month end closings experience desired

- Property Management Accounting experience required

- Strong attention to detail
Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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