Robert Half International Controller in Sun Valley, California
Robert Half Finance has an opportunity for someone with 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 to become a Controller at a reputable Chemicals Manufacturing company. In this role, it will be critical for you to 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. This position is for candidates who can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. You might be a good fit for this position if you are a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. Consider this position if you're looking to advance your career with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. Based in the Sun Valley, California area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position. For immediate consideration please email your resume to Scott.Panek@RobertHalf.com
What you get to do every single day
Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required
Comfortable in taking on tasks beyond formal job responsibilities
Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals
Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports
Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time
Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis
Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation
Reviews deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations
Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued
Knowledge of Product Costing
Microsoft Excel experience
Proficiency in manufacturing
Standard Costing experience preferred
Ability to meet deadlines
5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred
Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company
Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued
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Location: Sun Valley, CA
Date Posted: October 16, 2020
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Reference: 03070-0011591612
Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance