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Description



CONTROLLER 

The Opportunity:



Our client is a fast paced high-tech company that has experienced double and triple digit growth over the past couple of years. The Controller will be a key position within the company and will report directly to the executive management team. This role will develop and ensure compliance with accounting practices and procedures, develop forward-looking insights based on historical data and provide support to meet and implement government compliance requirements.



Must be a U.S. person (U.S. Permanent Resident or U.S. Citizen).





Responsibilities


  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with GAAP and other appropriate accounting standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Maintain internal controls and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and actual expenditures.

  • Manage month end close and create the month-end reporting package.

  • Manage organizational cash flow forecasting.

  • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the company’s financial and operating performance

  • Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions.

  • Work with department managers and staff to develop five year and ten year business plans for the company.

  • Direct financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.

  • Analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements including variances

  • Manage account payable, receivable.

  • Direct month end closings, financial reporting and coordination of audits as necessary.

  • Assist in managing vendor relations, including commercial banking, lessors, casualty/liability insurance brokers, credit card companies, payroll services and collection agencies.

  • Participate in the optimization and maintenance of company’s cost accounting system and implementation of new ERP system

  • Serve as the accounting point of contact with Human Resources, benefits broker, 401K advisor, Commerce, Internal Revenue Service, Government compliance consultant, tax accountant.

  • Understanding the Federal Acquisition Regulation guidelines for Government cost accounting is a plus.





 

Requirements



Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred.

  • CPA/ MBA a plus.

  • 5+ years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position

  • Knowledge of various tax regulations and reporting

  • Working knowledge of FAR, DFARS, ITAR and EAR will be a BIG plus





Knowledge:


  • Cost Accounting and inventory experience required.

  • Manufacturing industry experience a plus.

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.

  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.

  • Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.




Competitive Compensation and Benefits. Lunch provided once weekly. Great working culture. 


Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) specializes in placing professionals into accounting, finance, and human resource positions with companies across all industries/all sizes. In the LA market, CFS is affiliated with Green Hasson Janks, a regional public accounting firm ranked Top 20 in the Los Angeles Journal’s Book of Lists. Due to our affiliation with Green Hasson Janks and the strict regulations public accounting firms face today, CFS operates a little differently than many recruiting firms. We do not take a strong-arm approach. We are extremely consultative and professional!



We would like to speak with you to learn more about your expectations of your next career opportunity, and to see if we might be able to help you reach your goals.



Rachel Aladdin, Director of Executive Recruiting


[Click Here to Email Your Resumé]


Big4 – CPA – Director of Finance – FP&A – Ernst & Young – PwC –


Pricewaterhouse Coopers – KPMG – Deloitte – Government Compliance – GAAP – ICE – Aerospace & Defense –


Manufacturing – Publicly Traded Company – NYSE – DCAA - DCMA

Job Snapshot

Location US-CA-Los Angeles
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $140,000.00 - $160,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Finance
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Company Overview

Creative Financial Staffing

CFS is a leading, employee-owned accounting and financial staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting & finance professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management. Learn More

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US-CA-Los Angeles
Snapshot
Creative Financial Staffing
Company:
US-CA-Los Angeles
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$140,000.00 - $160,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Finance
Store Type:

Description



CONTROLLER 

The Opportunity:



Our client is a fast paced high-tech company that has experienced double and triple digit growth over the past couple of years. The Controller will be a key position within the company and will report directly to the executive management team. This role will develop and ensure compliance with accounting practices and procedures, develop forward-looking insights based on historical data and provide support to meet and implement government compliance requirements.



Must be a U.S. person (U.S. Permanent Resident or U.S. Citizen).





Responsibilities


  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with GAAP and other appropriate accounting standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Maintain internal controls and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and actual expenditures.

  • Manage month end close and create the month-end reporting package.

  • Manage organizational cash flow forecasting.

  • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the company’s financial and operating performance

  • Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions.

  • Work with department managers and staff to develop five year and ten year business plans for the company.

  • Direct financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.

  • Analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements including variances

  • Manage account payable, receivable.

  • Direct month end closings, financial reporting and coordination of audits as necessary.

  • Assist in managing vendor relations, including commercial banking, lessors, casualty/liability insurance brokers, credit card companies, payroll services and collection agencies.

  • Participate in the optimization and maintenance of company’s cost accounting system and implementation of new ERP system

  • Serve as the accounting point of contact with Human Resources, benefits broker, 401K advisor, Commerce, Internal Revenue Service, Government compliance consultant, tax accountant.

  • Understanding the Federal Acquisition Regulation guidelines for Government cost accounting is a plus.





 

Requirements



Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred.

  • CPA/ MBA a plus.

  • 5+ years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position

  • Knowledge of various tax regulations and reporting

  • Working knowledge of FAR, DFARS, ITAR and EAR will be a BIG plus





Knowledge:


  • Cost Accounting and inventory experience required.

  • Manufacturing industry experience a plus.

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.

  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.

  • Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.




Competitive Compensation and Benefits. Lunch provided once weekly. Great working culture. 


Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) specializes in placing professionals into accounting, finance, and human resource positions with companies across all industries/all sizes. In the LA market, CFS is affiliated with Green Hasson Janks, a regional public accounting firm ranked Top 20 in the Los Angeles Journal’s Book of Lists. Due to our affiliation with Green Hasson Janks and the strict regulations public accounting firms face today, CFS operates a little differently than many recruiting firms. We do not take a strong-arm approach. We are extremely consultative and professional!



We would like to speak with you to learn more about your expectations of your next career opportunity, and to see if we might be able to help you reach your goals.



Rachel Aladdin, Director of Executive Recruiting


[Click Here to Email Your Resumé]


Big4 – CPA – Director of Finance – FP&A – Ernst & Young – PwC –


Pricewaterhouse Coopers – KPMG – Deloitte – Government Compliance – GAAP – ICE – Aerospace & Defense –


Manufacturing – Publicly Traded Company – NYSE – DCAA - DCMA

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