Assistant Controller - Consumer Products in Los Angeles Metro Area at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/16/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A Westside consumer products industry leader is searching for an Assistant Controller to take on every part of financial management and daily accounting operations of the company. The Assistant Controller will support presentations to the board and work closely with senior leadership. This person needs to have a strong accounting and consolidations background, and have solid knowledge of GAAP. The Assistant Controller will be expected to travel occasionally while also managing remote teams located outside of the US. Is this a role that you can see yourself succeeding in? If so, please read the full job description below and see if this is a true match for your skillset and experience!

What you need for this Assistant Controller role:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, advanced degree a plus
  • Public accounting preferred
  • Manufacturing/CPG accounting experience preferred
  • Experience in coordinating audit and month/year-end close
  • Strong communication skills with ability to explain complex financial information to all individuals in the company

What you will be doing in this Assistant Controller role - You will:

  • Oversee all accounting operations
  • Oversee the monthly, quarterly, and annual close process
  • Create and record business processes to maintain internal controls and safeguards for receipts of revenue, procurement, costs, and actual expenditures
  • Organize all audit activity
  • Analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner
  • Communicate monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial statements to senior management
  • Direct the preparation of the yearly budget and forecasts as well as reporting variances
  • Forecast company cash flow
  • Manage accounting team of 2-5 Accountants
  • Stay in compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting and tax requirements

What's in this Assistant Controller role for you?

  • Stock options
  • Holiday bonus
  • Opportunity to work with an extremely fast-growing industry leader
  • Dynamic growth environment