Robert Half Finance & Accounting Controller in Reedley, California

Robert Half Finance is looking for an ambitious Controller to join a well-respected services company. The leadership position is responsible for a small accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will be planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff. This company offers very competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent career growth. We are seeking someone who will motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; is honest, reliable and a leader; and will offer remarkable client services, managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. Additionally, you will handle key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a leader, you will encourage innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and support creativity in your area of responsibility. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Reedley, California region. Responsibilities - Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management - Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis - Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations G/L analysis - Work closely with COO, executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation - Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports - Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time - Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to 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 FortuneĀ® 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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Req ID: 00310-0010003141

Functional Role: Controller

Country: USA

State: CA

City: Reedley

Postal Code: 93654

Compensation: $60,000.00 to $80,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines - Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why" - Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus - Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Excellent oral and written communications skills - Review deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations - Always hold self and others accountable for results - Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Deep technical background in public accounting (GAAP) - 15+ years of progressive accounting experience, including 5+ years as a Controller preferred - Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus - Possess strong Microsoft Excel skills - Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement - Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems - Expertise in month end closings - Deep understanding of budget forecasting - General ledger experience - Foundational knowledge in payroll - Comprehensive knowledge of financial statement preparation