Vice President Controller

Conexus - Los Angeles, CA

Vice President Controller

Salary: $225K to $250K + Bonus (total comp $300k to $350k)

Requirements: 12+ years of experience gained through a combination of public accounting and industry experience.  Current or recent experience at the Director or VP level in a public company

Location: Los Angeles (Downtown)

Our client, a financial services industry leaders is actively seeking a Controller to play a crucial role in steering their corporate accounting operations during their next phase of growth. This person will own the accounting function for multiple operating divisions, overseeing a team of four, while also enhancing accounting processes to align with the next phase of our expansion. If you possess robust leadership qualities, capable of excelling in a results-oriented atmosphere and demonstrating adaptability in response to evolving demands, all while maintaining a keen sense of urgency, this opportunity could be for you!


  • Responsible for overseeing all accounting functions, starting from recording transactions to generating management reports and conducting ad-hoc analyses
  • Supervising General Ledger operations to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and alignment with professional accounting standards and GAAP
  • Taking the lead in managing the accounting team, which involves recruitment, training, performance evaluations, and other managerial duties
  • Evaluating all documentation and contracts to enhance internal control mechanisms
  • Acting as a point of contact for external auditing firms while taking the primary role in addressing the Company's technical accounting concerns
  • Ensuring proper accounting treatment and reporting for company investments and transactions
  • Collaborating with senior management to ensure internal compliance
  • Establishing offshore capabilities for transaction processing and various accounting and finance functions
  • Developing and executing effective tax compliance strategies to minimize tax liabilities and adhere to relevant tax laws and regulations
  • Taking ownership of establishing SOX controls and documentation
  • Supervising monthly closing activities for different divisions
  • Providing timely financial reporting and conducting budget analyses for holding company and its four operating divisions
  • Identifying and implementing improvements in accounting software workflows and maintaining accurate accounting software as the primary data source

  • 12+ years of progressive experience (mix of public and private accounting) including 3+ years managing a team
  • CPA license (active or inactive status)
  • Willingness to transition between finance and accounting departments and switch between detailed tasks and a broader perspective to achieve company objectives
  • Strong understanding of GAAP Standards and regulatory requirements
  • High-level proficiency in Excel and working with ERP systems (e.g. Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft, Workday)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership abilities and the capacity to manage both upwards and downwards
  • Outstanding analytical and organizational skills
  • A willingness and ability to work at both transactional and strategic levels
  • A self-starter who is enthusiastic about FinTech and eager to make an immediate contribution to a new team

Posted On: Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Compensation: $350,000.00

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