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Robert Half Finance & Accounting Long Beach , CA 90813

Posted 4 months ago

Do you want to be a Controller with a reputable company? Contact Robert Half Finance 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. 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. Candidate must lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. We're looking for creative team players 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. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Long Beach, California region. What you get to do every single day

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

  • Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

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

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

  • Comfortable handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis

  • Review deliverables of self and team to align with client expectations

  • Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports

  • Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation

  • Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis For confidential consideration, please email your resume in MS Word format to Tony Serge at or call Tony at . If you are already working with a recruiter from Robert Half, please contact him or her directly to expedite your candidacy for this role.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Month end closings experience

  • Adeptness in financial reporting

  • Financial planning experience highly desired

  • Solid understanding of implementation

  • Foundational knowledge in financial analysis

  • General ledger experience preferred

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

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

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

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

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

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

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

Employment Type: Full-time

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