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Controller in Laguna Hills, CA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Controller
Laguna Area
Direct Hire
Pay up to: $120K+, DOE


Essential Functions:
  • Preparation of annual budget
  • Preparation of workpapers supporting the annual tax return
  • Coordinate the preparation of annual tax return with outside CPA firm
  • Implement a process to record transactions by department and compare costs incurred to budget and performance analysis of profit centers
  • Review and recordation of journal entries required to reflect the monthly activity
  • Preparation of workpapers supporting the monthly close process and month end balances
  • Review monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements and related footnotes
  • Preparation of the year to date cash flow
  • Perform cash projections to effectively manage cash balances and maximize the return on any excess cash balances
  • Preparation of monthly reforecast incorporating historical results and future assumptions
  • Preparation of semi-monthly payroll
  • Supervise the billing of asset management, incentive fees, acquisition, disposition and other fees monthly, quarterly, annually in accordance with the respective agreements
  • Supervise the accumulation of permitted reimbursements from clients through the accounts payable process and bill these reimbursements to the clients monthly.
  • Supervision of all accounts payable processed in corporate office. This includes corporate payables, payables for Title Holding Entities, allocations of costs incurred on behalf of multiple entities
  • Maintenance of fixed asset records for coordinate quarterly inventory of fixed assets with the information technology department
  • Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective internal controls
  • Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective processes to improve the close and reporting cycles to ensure timely and accurate reporting
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations
  • Accurate and timely production of all financial information
  • Proper analytical review of the asset operations from a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow perspective as well as an overall business perspective
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time

Education:
  • Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting.
  • C.P.A. is preferred but not required

Experience:
  • 8+ years experience in accounting
  • 8+ years in a position equivalent to a controller or higher responsibilities
  • 8+ years of experience working as a controller for a service provider such as a management services, preferably in the Architectural industry
  • Strong experience in both the private and public accounting sectors is preferred but not required

Skills:
  • Credibility, ethical, full disclosure and clean financial history
  • Ability to handle payroll including the mental conflicts that are associated with this responsibility
  • Conscientious about timeliness of assignments and quality of work product
  • Accountable for specific performance
  • Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and maintain control and order over same
  • Good GAAP and financial reporting technical skills
  • Exceptional work ethic

Hardware/Software:
  • Exceptional computer skills in the operation and functioning of all programs used by the organization, i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, Quickbooks and the desire to learn new software systems and be paperless as much as possible.


Typical Mental Demands:
  • Able to analyze, organize, summarize and articulate complex legal and financial information
  • Good command of the English language and be able to proofread work
  • Able to read and interpret agreements, then implement the relevant provisions of these agreements
  • Detailed, organized and communicative
  • Understanding, yet persuasive and decisive when dealing with others in the organization
  • Responsive team player with ability to quickly prioritize among numerous pressing tasks
  • Task and goal oriented and capable of functioning in an entrepreneurial and corporate setting
  • Able to prioritize and work with multiple supervisors including the CFO and CEO




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In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at www.consultnet.com.