Vertical Careers, Inc.

Assistant Controller for growing consumer products company

Vertical Careers, Inc. - West Los Angeles, CA

Assistant Controller

Key Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual closes for multiple legal entities
  • as well the consolidation of results.
  • Leads research and analysis of technical accounting issues and their application to internal and
  • external reporting and US GAAP/SEC/IFRS/CSE compliance. Communicate findings in written
  • format, as required.
  • Reviews balance sheet account reconciliations including bank/merchant accounts reconciliations.
  • Reconcile intercompany transactions and prepare any required intercompany
  • elimination/allocation journal entries.
  • Liaises with external auditors to provide requested information for quarterly reviews and annual
  • audits, including annual statutory audits/tax returns for foreign subsidiaries.
  • Manage the preparation of 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K reports, including supporting footnotes for SEC
  • filings. Prepares various supporting schedules to support the filings.
  • Supports the administration of the Company’s stock-based compensation programs and related
  • financial reporting process.
  • Stays current on new accounting principles, SEC and general trends in financial reporting.
  • Assess and support the Company’s implementation of new accounting pronouncements.
  • Responsible for creating, updating and documenting processes and procedures (SOP and
  • Accounting Manual) within the finance department.
  • Assists and supports various cross-functional projects, as necessary

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 10 years of demonstrated success in accounting roles of increasing responsibility, preferably a mix of both public accounting and corporate accounting roles within a publicly traded company.
  • CPA
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SEC Filing requirements
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Process-oriented organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task, prioritize work, and establish and execute plans to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong team player and highly collaborative.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with IFRS, SOX, CPG Public Company
  • Prior experience leading technical accounting issues, including, stock-based compensation and fair value accounting and analysis.
  • Experience with international consolidation principles, including consolidating multiple entity financial statements denominated in foreign currency is desired
  • Experience with Crystal Report Writing, Microsoft Excel Dashboard
  • Experience with SAP Business One

Posted On: Thursday, August 12, 2021
Compensation: Market Pay +DOE

Position Contact
Eva Chiu
Managing Partner| Executive Search
(626) 608-5228,

Eva Chiu has 20 years of specialized staffing and recruitment expertise. Eva is known for her energy, enthusiasm and passion for connecting the right people with the right opportunities whereby helping you "Step Up in the World!" Her dedication to providing the highest quality service to both clients and candidates is one of her strongest attributes. Prior to Vertical Careers, Eva spent nearly 10 years with one of the nation’s largest specialized staffing firms first, as an account manager, and then as an executive recruiter specializing in accounting and finance professionals, achieving numerous accolades, including:

  • Superstars 2003, 2004 (Account Manager)
  • Superstars 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 & 2010 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Rookie of the Year 2005 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Southern California Executive Recruiter of The Year 2006
  • Platinum Club 2006, 2008 & 2010 (Top 5%)
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