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Assistant Controller

Downey, California
$80,000 to $90,000
Job Type
15 Feb 2021
Ref ID: 00699041

Classification: Assistant Controller

Compensation: $80000.00 to $90000.00 yearly

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is seeking a goal-oriented Assistant Controller for one of their clients. This Assistant Controller role reports to the Controller and manages the accounting staff. We have an excellent opportunity for a Assistant Controller position. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with a track record of identifying problems and delivering solutions. Apply for this position today! This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Downey, California area.

What you get to do every day

- Put together diversified policies, procedures, and technical accounting analyses

- Administer regular account reconciliation to completion

- Create relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like the monthly flash report, key financial metrics, and actual spend against budgets/outlook

- Advanced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

- Participate with the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

- Help lead the accounting team during the closing process to ensure deadlines are met

- Backfill for Controller as provided

- Create accountability and the meeting of deliverables

- Help ensure a competent, trained staff through regular assessment, goal setting and development

- Analyze and create Ad Hoc financial reports

- Additional responsibilities if necessary

- Name and create process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

- Maintain implementation and insure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

Job Requirements:

- CPA an added bonus

- Thorough knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

- Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

- 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

- Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Ability to multitask and communicate effectively with individuals of all backgrounds

- Progressive accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

- Bank reconciliations experience preferred

- Command of Sage Software

- Demonstrated knowledge of financial reporting

- Strong familiarity with Payroll Tax

- Cash management experience

- Sales and use tax experience

- General familiarity with derivatives profit & loss

- Adeptness in wire transfer

- Practical knowledge of month end closings

- Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

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.

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  • Job Reference: 231960180-2
  • Date Posted: 15 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Robert Half
  • Location: Downey, California
  • Salary: $80,000 to $90,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent