Sr. Manager, Accounting & Reporting for rapidly growing IPO path Consumer Technology company

Vertical Careers, Inc. - Los Angeles, CA

Senior Manager, Accounting and Compliance

Our client is a rapidly growing Start-up consumer technology company with vision and great potential of IPO and global footprint. Our firm is privileged to partner with this Amazing client & opportunity to scale up, built out their Accounting & Finance department [Finance Center of Excellence - COE] in Southern California. Will initially be remote with a return to office plan.

Why We Need You

We are building a business that will last for decades! For that, we need to balance forward-thinking and bold steps with careful analysis and rigorous controls - and that’s where you come in. Many companies lose sight of their fundamentals during high growth but that won't happen at our company because you and your team will make sure we stay true to our commitments. Furthermore, your deep experience and outstanding leadership will help us anticipate and prepare for the challenges and opportunities created by continued growth.

You'll have an Amazing time seeing the your personal and professional growth while making an incredible impact growing a small company from tens of millions of dollars to billions in revenue!

Here’s What You’ll Be Doing

You will be a passionate, hands-on Senior Manager of Accounting and Compliance and a key leader on the Finance team reporting to the Senior Controller. Your work will have a broad impact, creating the compliance framework for the company.

You will evaluate, develop, and champion compliance activities and will be globally responsible for implementing and maintaining a system of internal controls that will ensure that company assets are adequately safeguarded. Under your watch all financial reporting will be prepared in compliance with financial policies, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other regulatory requirements domestic and international. You will regularly assess the efficiency of organization-wide internal controls and recommend effective improvements.

You will own the monthly financial close process, review staff work and ensure that our financial statements are timely and accurate. In this role, you will act as the resident specialist to provide technical accounting guidance for the organization.

We are already planning a transition to public company life. Once we do, you will lead the preparation of annual Form 10-K, quarterly Form 10-Q, periodic Forms 3, 4, 5 and 8-K’s for SEC reporting. You will be the main liaison with our financial auditors and will get our control environment and processes and procedures ready for the road to IPO.

Core Qualifications

  • You will have 10+ years of expertise in your area, a CPA license and deep technical accounting abilities.
  • You have Big 4 public accounting experience.
  • You are a confirmed specialist working and coordinating across multiple teams. You are an empathetic communicator and leader who connects easily with people of all different backgrounds, skills, roles, and perspectives.
  • You have prepared a company for registration and IPO and have created Quarterly Reports for a public company.
  • People who have worked for you say you’re one of the greatest managers they’ve ever worked for, and would leave their jobs to work for you again.
  • You have prior accounting experience with a start-up, a manufacturing company or both.

Our client is an EOE with DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) in mind. Compensation is competitive with full benefits to be shared at later stages of the Interview Process. 

Posted On: Thursday, May 27, 2021

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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