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Controller in San Jose, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2123246

Job Title: Controller - CPA Certified Public Accountant

Job Summary:

Plans, manages, directs and implements the financial activities for the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares reports that summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present and expected operations.
  • Drive the Work In Progress (WIP) process by scheduling meetings with Project Managers
  • Develop, test and update SOX compliance procedures
  • Performs monthly balance sheet account analysis
  • Reviews account budgets for variance
  • Prepares cash, AP, AR reports on monthly basis
  • Advises senior management about insurance coverage for protection against property losses and potential liabilities; reviewing monthly projects expenses to billed expenses
  • Reviews for accuracy and posts journal entries
  • Directs Month End, Quarter End, and Year End Close
  • Reconciles billings and payments with clients
  • Arranges for audits of company's accounts
  • Prepares reports required by regulatory agencies
  • Prepares monthly management financial reports and reviews for accuracy
  • Prepares sales and use tax accrual reports
  • Supervise, mentor and train accounting staff


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting and progressive accounting responsibilities
  • Proficient on MS Office Suite
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Excellent Organization
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

About Nelson:

For more than 45 years, we've been passionate about helping people find jobs they love - rewarding jobs that further career goals. At Nelson, we partner with companies that have outstanding reputations. Working with innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies, our skilled recruiters have access to opportunities beyond what you can find on your own.

With Nelson, you'll get the most out of your career. Together, we'll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. Whether you are looking for a position in: accounting & finance, administration, computer gaming, digital media, engineering, human resources, legal, light industrial, manufacturing, or technology, Nelson helps place people in full-time, temporary, temp-to-hire, project, and contract positions. For a full listing of jobs, go to: and click "Find Work."