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Assistant Controller

Pleasanton, California
$110,000 to $115,000
Job Type
14 Feb 2021
Ref ID: 04695530

Classification: Assistant Controller

Compensation: $110000.00 to $115000.00 yearly

Jim Park is searching for an Assistant Controller in the Bay Area.

This is the Assistant Controller position for you if you are a self-starter with a history of successfully identifying issues and resolving problems. The Assistant Controller role will report to the Controller and supervise accounting staff. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Pleasanton, California area. A prestigious company in the Construction/Contractor industry is working with Robert Half Finance & Accounting for an amazing opportunity. Apply now!

What you get to do every day

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

- Maintain implementation and insure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

- Prepare a variety of technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures

- Inspect and make Ad Hoc financial reports

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

- Urge accountability and the meeting of deliverables

- Enhanced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

- Other duties as assigned

- Backfill for Controller when necessary

- Aid the accounting team during the closing process to guarantee deadlines are met

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

- Pinpoint and develop process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

- Provide regular account reconciliation to completion

Job Requirements:
  • BS degree in finance, accounting, or related major. CPA or working towards a CPA preferred.
  • 5+ years of GL/Job Cost Accounting & Financial Analysis experience.
  • Strong understanding and experience with Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Supervisory experience required.
  • Must have advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Good understanding of GAAP and financial reporting.
  • Lawson and Cognos systems experience a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


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  • Job Reference: 231861719-2
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Robert Half
  • Location: Pleasanton, California
  • Salary: $110,000 to $115,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent