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Robert Half International Controller in Santa Monica, California


Mike Cox of Robert Half, Finance & Accounting is currently partnered with a high growth client who are looking to recruit a Financial Controller. This is a highly critical position for the business as it will be positioned to make a big impact on the organization. As the Controller, you will be supporting the CFO (who has an extremely pedigreed background) and they are looking for somebody that can bring a best in class” approach to the accounting processes, policies and procedures, a strategic thinker as well as a “roll your sleeves up” attitude to the business.

The Controller will manage the monthly and quarterly close process including financial statement reviews with corporate and international locations, and business groups to ensure integrity of the financial statements. You will be responsible for strategically driving the company by being a true business partner to the Founders.

You will oversee the Accounting department, impacting general ledger, inter-company, consolidation, financial reporting and related processes.

This is a pivotal role for the business as it continues to scope out its future.

To be considered you will have a minimum of 10 years accounting and at least 3 years management experience including previous experience in a corporate controllership/Accounting function, preferably in the eCommerce, Consumer Packaged Goods or high technology industry. This is a fast paced company who has experienced extremely high growth. A foundation of public accounting/Big 4 experience is beneficial but not required.

You will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA is ideal.

Salary is up to $160,000 for the candidate that fits all parameters of the role.

Bonus (equity valued) available.

Please email your resume

Requirements - Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

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

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Proficiency in financial analysis

  • QuickBooks experience

  • Month end closings experience desired

  • Foundational knowledge in general ledger

  • Knowledge of Company Internal Control

  • 7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

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

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills

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.

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