VP Controller

Conexus - Los Angeles, CA

Our client is a global software and technology company that is moving its headquarters to downtown Los Angeles.  The company is hiring a VP level Controller to manage accounting for is SaaS divisions.

General description:

This Controller manages the team responsible for all Accounting and Reporting activities.  In addition, the Controller provides executive-level counsel on strategic management decisions.

In addition to providing timely and accurate financial reporting and performing analysis ensuring financial integrity/accuracy, the Controller will also ensure that the company maintains quality internal controls and also liaise with auditors to ensure successful completion of the Company's annual audits.

Specific Duties:

  • Responsible for accounting close cycle, including quarter-end reviews and year-end audits.
  • Establish credit policies and manage credit procedures.
  • Identify opportunities for the organization to improve its financial and competitive position by monitoring industry changes, analyzing expansion, consolidation, or divestment opportunities.
  • Ensure positive relationships with creditors and employees by establishing and supervising the management of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable departments.
  • Function as the liaison between the organization and financial institutions.
  • Ensure compliance with public corporation regulatory filings and participates in the preparation of the organization’s annual report.
  • Direct the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, audit schedules and supporting documentation for external auditor review.
  • Hire, train and mentor/develop accounting staff.
  • Manage the accounting system, re-engineering and integration of accounting processes.
  • Review, assess and update internal controls and policies.
  • Maintain relationships with bank officers, investment advisers and ensuring proper valuation and financial statement presentation.

Required Experience:

  • Active CPA license.
  • Five or more years of experience in a multi-national public company.
  • Five or more years of experience as Controller or Assistant Controller.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP accounting and SOX Compliance.
  • Experience managing a team.
  • Oracle or Oracle Fusion experience is a plus.
  • M&A related activities including due diligence, supporting purchase accounting, and post-acquisition integration.
  • Experience with ASC 606 Revenue Recogntion required.  Experience with ASC 842 (Leases) is a plus
  • Hands-on skills in general accounting, account analysis, reconciliations, financial reporting.
  • Experience reviewing, analyzing and implementing financial systems.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to solve complex problems.

Posted On: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Compensation: $225,000 to $250,000 + bonus

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