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Accounting Manager - Globally Recognized Brand in Culver City, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 12 years
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
    Accounting Manager

Job Description

Globally recognized retail brand is looking to add a strong accounting leader to head their corporate accounting functions. This individual will help build out a team of 5 within their West Los Angeles HQ. This organization is rapidly growing and is looking for an individual to help build out accounting policy and procedure. Offering competitive Salary + Bonus + Equity, Pre-IPO, and a true start-up culture; Yoga, Wellness Initiatives, Free Meals, and additional perks!

The accounting manager assists the controller with day-to-day management of the accounting function including general ledger, fixed assets, and lease administration. Also, acting as a key thought leader who is evaluating the current system, process, and controls to identify areas of improvement.

Core Work Activities:

Day-to-Day Management: The accounting manager is responsible for the review of journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations as well as period end close tasks. Drive process improvement in daily/weekly/monthly tasks for efficiency and scalability.

Financial Reporting: Manages, communicates, and continuously improves financial reporting for the company, including understanding + analyzing financial data, managing + improving financial systems for reporting, and developing + presenting accounting insights to leadership.

Internal Controls: Implements internal controls over financial reporting, providing input and recommendations given staffing and structure while ensuring compliance with SOX.

Annual Audit: Support the annual audit process with our external auditors

People Leadership: Manages a high-performing team, encouraging collaboration, with a focus on developing + mentoring the team to improve performance and advance their career plans.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, + Other Characteristics Required for Successful Performance:

  • CPA
  • 6 years' public accounting or public company experience
  • 2 years' experience leading a team
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Knowledge of GAAP and experience working with external auditors
  • Prior experience in a startup environment or a technology company preferred
  • Experience of leading monthly close and defining accounting processes and procedures
  • Highly organized, adaptable, and comfortable in a fast-paced growing environment