Conexus - West Hollywood, CA

Position: Controller 
Location: West Hollywood, CA
Industry: Rapidly growing Startup

Located near the border of West Hollywood and Beverly Hills, our client is a private equity backed, hyper growth technology and consumer products company.

Only three years ago, this company was listed as a "startup to watch" - now the company is one of Inc.'s "Fastest Growing Companies."

As the Controller you will:

  • Lead all Accounting operations and be a key partner to the CFO and the senior leadership team on accounting implications of all key initiatives.
  • Manage and ensure timely and accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial-statement close and reporting
  • Work with CFO and FP&A to prepare internal and external financial reporting for management team reviews, board meetings, and investor presentations
  • Develop and drive strong financial policies, internal controls, procedures, and systems to scale Accounting with business growth, including the discovery and implementation of key ERP, billing, and other systems
  • Recruit, develop, and retain a strong Accounting team capable of effectively scaling with the business' growth
  • Help manage banking relationships and compliance for any credit facilities
  • Partner with the management team on other strategic business initiatives including the evaluation of accounting implications for these decisions

What you’ll bring:

  • 10+ years of professional experience
  • A CPA (active or inactive status), and a minimum of three years of public accounting experience followed by progressive levels of responsibility in “in-house” Accounting roles
  • Current or recent experience at the Controller or Assistant Controller level
  • Experience at a company with tangible products (e.g. CPG, manufacturing, distribution, food and beverage)
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and technical accounting
  • Experience in high-velocity startups
  • Ability to successfully interact with multiple peers and organizations across this creative and entrepreneurial company
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; strong experience with Excel and related tools
  • Experience with or exposure to forecasting, budgeting, and variance analyses
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal, with strong presentation skills

Posted On: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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