Resources Global Professionals (RGP) Controller Consultant in Santa Clara, California

We are hiring Controller level candidates to support our clients in the San Francisco Bay Area across different initiatives including: the adoption of the new revenue recognition accounting standard (ASC 606), financial carve-outs, external reporting, SOX compliance/internal controls, and technical and operational accounting.

Your responsibilities would vary from client to client but may include the following:

  • Direct overall accounting operations ensuring compliance to US GAAP, and oversee monthly, quarterly, and annual close processes

  • Review revenue recognition processes and accounting policies

  • Participate in contracts/deals review including complex revenue arrangements. Assess recommendations for their accounting treatment

  • Support the implementation of the new revenue recognition standard ASC 606

  • Provide technical accounting guidance and support to clients through complex transactions including IPOs, mergers and acquisition, divestures, etc.

  • Oversee SEC reporting, including 10K, 10Q, and other filings, and global accounting activities such as consolidations

  • Lead financial and management reporting

  • Act as the primary contact to external auditors and provide year-end financial statements to external auditors

  • Provided guidance for ERP implementations/upgrades from time to time

Attributes of our global professionals include: a dedication to client service, the ability to think in complex and ever changing situations, strong communication skills and the ability to solve problems, execute and transfer knowledge.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA with Big 4 background preferred

  • 10+ years of experience in public accounting; additional experience working in a large multinational, publicly-held company is desirable

  • In-depth technical accounting knowledge of GAAP, SEC reporting, and revenue recognition guidance

  • Exposure to ERP accounting and finance systems such as SAP/Oracle with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills

  • Results oriented with strong orientation to client servicing, time management, and project delivery