Controller - $175K-$200K + options - LA/1x a mo. in Los Angeles, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/9/2023

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Job Description

Controller - Assistant Controller - Director of Accounting - CPA - C.P.A. - Certified Public Accountant - Inventory - Retail - Entertainment - Production - Month-End - General Ledger

Are you a hands-on Assistant Controller or Director who is looking to join a high-growth startup where you will be able to own accounting and build out your own team? If so, then we are working on a Controller role that you would be a great fit for. Read more about the opportunity below!

A Westside startup is looking for a Controller to join their team. Reporting to the CFO, the Controller will be responsible for working with external auditors, managing month-end close, and building out a team. To be successful in this role, the Controller will need to have great communication skills, analytical, and be startup capable as this person is building things from the ground up. Does this sound like you or someone you would recommend? If so, then please read the job description below to see if this Controller opportunity could be for you!

What do you need for this Controller role?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 15+ years of accounting experience
  • CPA and/or public accounting experience preferred
  • Must have strong technical accounting acumen
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Advanced Excel
  • Experience with inventory, retail, or entertainment production lets you cut the line!

What will you do in this Controller role?

  • Lead month-end close for all locations
  • Lead year-end audit
  • Be hands on in developing out accounting and eventually hire, train, and develop a Senior Accountant and Accounting Manager
  • Line up the P&L with debits and credits
  • Manage closing the books
  • Act as liaison for technical accounting matters
  • Create monthly financial statements
  • Ad-hoc reporting and projects

What is in this Controller role for you?

  • Reports to a CFO we know well who is very knowledgeable
  • Company is doing well and selling out events
  • Growth opportunity and doubling in locations
  • Innovative company that has done a great job at diversifying their business
  • Partnerships with major companies
  • Equity
  • Hybrid role - goes into the office 1-2 times a month