Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller

05 Aug 2022
California, Goleta, 93116 Goleta USA

Assistant Controller

Description Robert Half is looking for an achievement-oriented Assistant Controller to join a well-respected company. As the Assistant Controller, you will oversee the day to day of the accounting staff and send reports to the Controller. This is the Assistant Controller position for you if you are a self-starter with a history of successfully identifying issues and resolving problems. Apply as soon as possible! This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Goleta, California area.Key responsibilitiesEncourage implementation and certify adherence to accounting policies and procedures

Direct to ensure a competent, trained staff through goal setting, development, and regular assessment

Be instrumental in the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

Detect and prepare process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

Push accountability and the meeting of deliverables

Provide regular account reconciliation to completion

Classify and develop Ad Hoc financial reports

Backfill for Controller where applicable

Exceptional preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

Additional responsibilities if necessary

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

Assist the accounting team during the closing process to assure deadlines are met

Assemble distinct technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures Requirements - Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

Notable accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

Foundational knowledge in financial reporting

Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

Journal entries experience required

Proficiency in Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

Experience with SAP

Certified Public Accounting license or exams in progress

5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

Deep technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to multitask effectively

Profound knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

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 1.888.490.5461. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.© 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use ( .

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