Controller - eCommerce - prepare for IPO

Conexus - Manhattan Beach, CA

Reporting to the CFO, this person will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the company's financials and directing the day-to-day accounting operations of the company. This role will also work closely with Finance, as well as various teams throughout the rest of the company.

What You’ll Do:

  • Oversee month-end close processes including journal entries, account reconciliations, flux analysis and financial statement preparation to ensure accounting are timely and accurately reported in accordance with US GAAP
  • Closely monitor cash flows and measure performance against budgeted cash flows.
  • Maintain and enforce internal controls to maximize protection of company assets, policies, procedures, and workflow
  • Work closely with the CFO and other department leaders to improve and grow coordination between reporting and FP&A function
  • Provide technical accounting leadership and guidance on significant and complex accounting matters
  • Develop and implement accounting policies and establish company procedures
  • Manage all accounting operations including A/P and A/R
  • Manage merchant factor, insurance, real estate, and commercial banking relationships
  • Lead annual audit by external accounting firm
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Potential to manage and oversee other major aspects of operations, namely real estate, transportation, packaging and fulfillment

What You’ll Bring:

  • 10+ years of accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and CPA required
  • Prior public accounting experience
  • Deep knowledge of GAAP including inventory accounting
  • Proven track record of success with establishing, managing, and evolving accounting policies and procedures in early stage, high growth companies
  • Strong interpersonal skills, an ability to work cross functionally, and a knack for presenting financial information in a way that others can understand easily
  • Highly analytical and detail-oriented, with a strong sense of ownership
  • Ability to leverage strengths of the current finance team members, help to clarify roles and responsibilities and develop and implement training programs to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals
  • Strong Excel skills; experience with ERP tools preferred
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Highly motivated and adaptable with in-depth analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in e-commerce preferred
  • Experience with direct-to-consumer, retail, and international business models in a fast-paced and high-growth context
  • Experience with IPO readiness

Posted On: Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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