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Robert Half International Controller in Santa Clara, California

Description Robert Half is actively looking for a skilled Controller. This is a very dynamic and high profile area with significant visibility at executive management level. In this Controller role, your responsibilities will include process management to ensure models are correct and fully accrued each month, as well as the verifying and holding operations team accountable that end to end incentive processing, payments, accounting, and related financial controls are operating effectively. Located in Santa Clara, California, this Controller position will be on a long-term contract / temporary basis.

Major responsibilities

  • Evaluate and observe controls to ensure they are designed and operating effectively in partnership with compliance

  • Engage with various business partners for a variety of program controllership and FP& A activities such as upholding accurate accrual models and appropriate accounting, as well as true-up activities. Also answer questions from business, area and subsidiary controllers

  • Acquire understanding of key financial results and movements across programs to summarize and discuss with key business partners

  • Ensure timely cash flow forecasts by collaboration with the Treasury

  • Lead all processes of budgeting, forecasting, and reporting for all accountable programs

  • Recognize key financial results and movements across programs, then summarize and discuss them with key business partners

  • Continuous reviewing of actual spend against budget, as well as directing actions needed for any expected shortfalls

  • Collation of evidence and qualitative discussion of monthly financial results across global programs to support SOX controls Requirements - Excellent proficiency in office and accounting computer systems

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or other relevant field

    • CPA and/or CMA preferred
  • Financial reporting experience

  • Month end closings experience

  • Strong familiarity with Construction Accounting

  • Proven analytical skills with ability to implement solutions and vendor management experience with good organizational skills

  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills with experience building trusted advisor/consultant relationships and aptitude for influencing Executives and Business Decision Makers

  • Good understanding of ERP system is highly valued

  • Demonstrated ability to manage, lead change, and build process improvements

  • Proven ability to provide leadership across finance team by engaging with different groups around the world via virtual communication

  • detail oriented accounting and controllership or public accounting and internal controls experience and/or Internal Audit or Controls and Compliance

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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