Oakland Direct Hire Accounting Management Up to 150K 06/26/2020

The Financial Controller reports directly to the CFO and is responsible for supervising a staff of 3-4, leading day-to-day operations, and managing financial reporting and accounting. 

The successful candidate will have strong time management skills, a solid understanding of job cost accounting, WIP accounting and indirect cost allocations.

Tasks will include month/year-end closing; GL reconciliations and review; Payroll processing and reporting; AP and AR processing statement reconciliation, follow up; Cash Management (Daily Cash Flow) and reconciliations; financial Statements and financial analyses; perform internal audits, maintain general ledgers, and issue AR job billings. 


Responsibilities may change as deemed required with a clear understanding between the Controller and CFO.  Viewpoint (VP) ERP experience is a plus. Processes are a challenge; therefore, the candidate needs to have an outgoing personality, capable of driving process improvement, growing and challenging the staff, and working with other related entities (“shared service” concept).

Controller will contribute in Executive planning and the ability to understand and recommend tax management and strategy is essential.


  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, Cost Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • SF Tax and Use Tax
  • Audit preparation
  • Additional controller duties as necessary


  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller
  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Advanced degree in Accounting
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Viewpoint (VP) ERP experience a plus


Cash Management Daily Duties 

  • Daily Positive pay-verification of all payments 
  • Checking bank vs book balance for all bank accounts 
  • Processing ACH/EFT 
  • Receive and post deposits on bank website and VP 
  • Pre-notes and Direct Deposits 
  • Payments of weekly PR Tax 
  • 401(K) upload & payment 
  • All bank statements reconciliations


Supervision of AR/AP/PR Daily Duties 

  • Review AR aging report weekly 
  • Review cost vs billing report 
  • Review weekly AP Aging and select items for check run 
  • Collect & post all credit cards receipts in VP and payment  
  • Review vendor statements 
  • Review weekly Payroll, garnishments 
  • Quarterly PTO (Vacation, sick time) outside of VP 
  • Occasional data entry to help accounting staff 
  • Interview and hire Accounting staff

Monthly/Quarterly Closing Daily Duties 

  • Review and book all accruals
  • PPD Allocation 
  • Expense and analyze GL Ins. allocations to jobs 
  • Fixed assets management 
  • Depreciation expense 
  • Allocate indirect expenses 
  • Adjust over/under billing 
  • Post any adjustments 
  • Re-class job costs per Project Manager (PM) Requests 
  • Reconcile balance sheet GL accounts 
  • Quarterly Payroll tax returns 
  • SF Tax, Use Tax 
  • Accrue income tax 
  • Prepare documentation for the CPA audit
REF # 35596

Job #: 35596

Location: Oakland

Job Type: Direct Hire

Salary: Up to 150K