• Controller

    Robert HalfLos Angeles, CA 90006

    Job #1410056154

  • Description

    Advertising Tech company seeking a Controller

    Please send resume to Eric Herndon for confidential consideration.

    Contact Robert Half Finance about this reputable company's Controller opportunity, 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. 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 will be essential for this role. This position is for candidates who can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. The ideal candidate for this position is a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. This very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package could advance your career. Based in the Los Angeles, California area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position.

    Your responsibilities in this role

    • Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts

    • Ensure client satisfaction by reviewing deliverables of self and team

    • Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

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

    • Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

    • Respond on items beyond formal job responsibilities

    • Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

    • Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

    • Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

    • Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management

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


    • Solid understanding of general ledger

    • Consolidations experience

    • Command of general ledger

    • Monthly Reporting experience

    • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

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

    • Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

    • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company

    • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

    • 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

    • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

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

    • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

    • Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills

    • Great attention to detail

    • Ability to meet deadlines

    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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    Salary: $125,000.00 - $130,000.00 / Yearly

    Location: Los Angeles, CA

    Date Posted: February 22, 2021

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Reference: ~~~405

    Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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