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Robert Half International Controller in Sun Valley, California

Description Join the ranks at a well-respected services company as a Controller through Robert Half. This leadership role oversees an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will plan and direct all accounting operational functions, manage the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assess accounting and internal control systems, and guide departmental staff. This company offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package along with strong career growth. We want to hear from you if you can motivate others with your positive professional attitude; are honest, reliable and a leader; and can provide outstanding client services by managing self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also make key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence 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. This permanent position is for a Controller who will work in the Sun Valley, California region.

How you will make an impact

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

  • 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 make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible

  • Respond on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection

  • Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Meet client expectations by reviewing deliverables of self and team to make sure they meet client satisfaction

  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

  • Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports

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

  • Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis Requirements - 15+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

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

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

  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

  • Adeptness in Financial Forecast

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Knowledge of Monthly Financial Statements

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Strong familiarity with cash reconciliations

  • Daily Cash Receipts experience

  • Cost accounting experience

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • CPA/MBA preferred

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

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. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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