Controller - Retail in Los Angeles Metro Area at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/15/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We were founded in 2003, when we opened our first brick and mortar store. We have since grown into a leading ecommerce platform and are one of the most visible brands today. We lead with integrity and passion, we build an inclusive community, and we play to win.

Why You Should Apply to this Controller Position:

  • Have a seat at the table and be a part of corporate strategy and executive decisions.
  • Work with dynamic and forward-thinking leadership that's always open to new ideas.
  • Enjoy flexibility to determine how often you work from home.

Controller Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring transactions are properly recorded in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Enacting, monitoring and enhancing month end checklists and workflows to ensure month-end close procedures and reviews are executed in a timely and effective manner
  • Ensuring balance sheet and other account reconciliations are properly performed and reviewed with reconciling items clearly explained and supported
  • Acquiring and demonstrating familiarity with the structure, composition and detail of trial balance accounts and how they are reported in the consolidated financial statements
  • Understanding relevant financial reporting risks and adapting month-end close procedures as needed to mitigate risk and maintain a high level of control
  • Teaming with cross-functional partners to proactively communicate and resolve significant, unusual or non-recurring accounting matters to manage risk appropriately
  • Becoming a subject matter expert over assigned areas within inventory, accrued liabilities and reserves subject to estimates and assumptions within the balance sheet and P&L, including an awareness of end-to-end processes beyond the scope of the role
  • Monitoring the execution of monthly and quarterly internal controls relevant to the role to ensure ongoing compliance with established controls, policies and procedures
  • Manage external auditors, as needed, with audit requests, helping to resolve auditor inquiries and assisting in the resolution of audit findings
  • Identifying inefficiencies in existing processes that lead to variances on the balance sheet, including inventory, and recommending improvements to existing processes to reduce variances

Minimum requirements of the Controller:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 4+ years of relevant and progressive accounting experience
  • Proficiency with SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Dynamics AX or similar accounting systems
  • System savvy and proficient in Excel