USD175000.00 - 200000.00 / Yearly


Irvine, CA

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May 21, 2019

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Robert Half Finance has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Controller to join a well-respected services company. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will be 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 company offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package along with strong career growth. We are looking for someone who motivates others through a positive detail oriented attitude; exhibits integrity, reliability and leadership; and is able to provide exceptional client services by managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. Additionally, you will handle 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 full-time Controller position is situated in the Irvine, California area.

What you get to do every single day

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

- Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

- Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management

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

- Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed

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

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

- Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis

- Capable of handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties

- Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

- Review and revise deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

If interested please email me directly at Amber(dot)Heeg(at)Roberthalf(dot)com and if you are working with a Robert Half Recruiting Manager give them JO#00350-0010864377
- Command of revenue reporting

- Solid understanding of revenue recognition

- Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

- Foundational knowledge in financial reporting

- Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

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

- Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

- Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

- Detailed and have the ability work independently

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

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

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

- Advanced credentials - Certified Public Accountant / CPA is required

- Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired

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.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

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