Controller


Location:

Mission Hills, CA

Date Posted:

April 18, 2019

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

00510-0010911806

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
Robert Half Finance has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Controller to join a well-respected services company. The leadership position is responsible for 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 offers very competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent 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. You will also be expected to make key decisions and be able to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As part of the leadership team, you will be expected to lead the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, to challenge the status quo, and to encourage creativity throughout your area of responsibility. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Mission Hills, California region.

What you get to do every single day

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

- Ensure deliverables of self and team meet client expectations

- Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis

- Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual

- Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure that firm-wide operation is efficient and effective

- Give executive committee and partners 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

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

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

- Capable of handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties
Requirements
- Great attention to detail

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

- Property accounting experience

- US GAAP experience preferred

- Comprehensive knowledge of commercial real estate

- Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

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

- CPA or MBA preferred

- Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

- Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills

- Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

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

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

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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