Robert Half International Controller in Campbell, California
Description 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, contact Robert Half Finance about becoming a Controller with a reputable company. You might be a good fit for this position if you can plan and direct all accounting operational functions, handle the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluate accounting and internal control systems, and lead departmental staff. The ideal candidate for this position 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 position is for a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. This opportunity could advance your career, along with providing you with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. Based in the Campbell, California area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position.
Your responsibilities in this role
Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management
Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts
Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports
Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations
Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation
Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation
Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis
Able to perform additional tasks beyond formal job duties
Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time Requirements - Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Skillful in analytical, quantitative and social skills
Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred
Excellent attention to detail
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired
Ability to meet deadlines
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Strong familiarity with Accounts Payable (AP)
Automated Payroll experience required
Sales tax experience
Accounts Receivable (AR) experience preferred
Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.
When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.
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.