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Regional Financial Controller

Irvine, California Position Type Full Time Req ID: 2023-1021844

Allied Universal®, North America’s leading security and facility services company, provides rewarding careers that give you a sense of purpose. While working in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace, you will be part of a team that fuels a culture that will reflect in our communities and customers we serve. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401(k), employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for most full-time positions!

Allied Universal® is hiring a Regional Financial Controller. The Controller position is chartered with financial business partnership to the Southwest region. In this role, the Controller will serve as a trusted advisor to management teams on items such as monthly operating results and opportunity identification aimed at increasing revenue, improving profitability, and cash flow performance. Key functions include close facilitation, business analysis, budgeting / forecasting, and cash acceleration.

This Controller will be based out of our Irvine, CA Corporate office in order to get one-on-one time with our Regional President, however will be on a flexible hybrid schedule.

Pay: $150,000 - $165,000 per year.


  • Monthly financial closings, inclusive of customer / job financial performance analysis
  • Analyze and report on customer rate increase initiatives
  • Develop budget and forecasts
  • Drive management of markup economics (pay and bill rate management)
  • Partner with Regional President on business performance, strategy, management, and controls
  • Provide assessment of risks and opportunities to management based on analysis and interpretation of operational and financial statistics and metrics
  • Provide analytical support to Corporate Pricing group and Sales team related to deal pricing and proformas
  • Prepare and coordinate periodic operating reviews
  • Lead and monitor cash flow management, drive improvement in DSOs and past due reduction
  • Support, drive and leverage best practices to enhance operational efficiency and profitability
  • Interpret accounting practices and maintain effective internal controls pursuant to Sarbanes Oxley and Allied Universal policies and procedures; perform formal and informal financial audits
  • Support Regional Presidents, RVPs, and Branch Managers to achieve local and regional financial and human capital scorecard objectives
  • Direct compliance reports to the Regional Presidents


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related subject
  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience in a financial support role with a strong emphasis on reporting and analysis
  • Direct experience working as a business partner to senior operations management
  • Results and action focused; demonstrated ability to drive performance and get things done
  • Demonstrated ability of proactive initiative: i.e., opportunity identification that yielded favorable financial returns, process improvement, etc.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, confidence and decision-making ability to manage shifting priorities, demands, and timelines using analytical capabilities
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills to effectively document and report important information with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to motivate and develop a team and resolve issues in a timely and professional manner
  • Strong technical proficiency; expertise in Microsoft Excel with ability to quickly adapt to different financial reporting and ERP platforms
  • Strong analytical, project management, presentation and follow through skills
  • Dedication to high quality customer service delivery and integrity through proven client and customer relationships
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance in a fast-paced environment while also working in a team oriented, collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines
  • Professional, articulate, and able to use good independent judgement and discretion


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration
  • Experience in outsourced managed services business or high-volume customer focused organization


Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information:

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