Robert Half Accountemps Controller in Indio, California

Due to our continued expansion, we are currently looking for an experienced and skilled Controller. The controller position is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.If you are looking to reach your true potential with a successful company that rewards hard-working employees, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to talk with you. Contact us today! Job Responsibilities • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures and the chart of accounts • Manage outsourced functions • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives • Oversee the accounting operations of subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner and that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly • Process payroll in a timely manner • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed • Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system and a system of controls over accounting transactions • Issue timely and complete financial statements, operating metrics, and annual reports • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management • Provide for a system of management cost reports and monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

Job Requirements The ideal Controller will have a degree in accounting or business administration. We are looking for a Controller candidate who possesses a strong background and working knowledge of accounting systems. In addition, the Controller candidate must have good follow-up skills and strong attention to detail in order to be considered. Specific qualifications for the Controller role include: • Bachelor's Degree from a 4 year college or university • Minimum 5 years of related accounting experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret accounting data and reports • Ability to write reports and business correspondence • Ability to understand and effectively communicate numerical data and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages • Knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and accounting software • Must be detail oriented and highly organized, accuracy I imperative • Certified Public Accountant, a plus

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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