Controller
Burbank
California
Los Angeles Metro Area
JN -062020-14440

Beacon Resources, in partnership with our Santa Fernando Valley-based client consumer goods client, seeks a Controller to WORK REMOTELY for the long term.  Our client has garnered numerous awards with their class-leading products (cutting edge nutritional products). 

Job - The hired Controller will manage lead the company’s accounting and SEC reporting operations through a turnaround.  You will have a small staff and report directly to the CFO.  

Culture/Environment – relaxed, collaborative, committed, interactive remotely

What you need:  The hired Controller must be a CPA with current knowledge of all things technical accounting, internal controls, audit and streamlining of financial closes, as well as recent exposure to SEC reporting

Compensation/Benefits – Salary range for this position starts at $140,000/year and increases with qualifications.  A full range of benefits (401(k) + match, health insurance, and PTO days) are offered by our client.

DUTIES OF THE CONTROLLER
Corporate & General Ledger Accounting

  • Oversee the day-to-day accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, treasury
  • Implement new accounting controls and processes
  • Generate financial statements and packages with supporting schedules
  • Oversee all financial closes and review journal entries
  • Prepare balance sheet and P&L account analysis & monthly reconciliations
  • Manage Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payable functions (ensure on-time payment after analysis of all vendors)
  • Manage, train, and evaluate accounting staff
SEC Reporting
  • Responsible to update, recreate and perform SEC reporting/filing functions and act as POC with the SEC to maintain status
Technical Accounting Guidance
  • Provide leadership to the Company and Board on all technical accounting issues and ensure company is operating under current GAAP guidance
  • Prepare technical memos, MD&A
  • Update and monitor Company’s compliance with SOX and other relevant compliance issues
  • Ensure all financial statements are maintained in accordance with GAAP
Finance
  • Assist with annual budgeting and forecasting
Miscellaneous
  • Liaise with external auditors and tax professionals
  • Ensure compliance with all sales, local, state, and federal taxes
  • Prepare tax schedules
  • Accept any other accounting duties and projects, as required
QUALIFICATIONS OF THE CONTROLLER
Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent work experience
  • Certified Public Accountant at a CPA firm with SEC clients at Manager level OR CPA and at least 5+ years in private accounting at an SEC-registered company
Preferred
  • CPG industry experience
SKILLS OF THE CONTROLLER
Required
Technical
  • Expert-level MS Excel skills (v-lookups, pivot tables)
Interpersonal
  • Embraces clean up, setting things right, creating order out of chaos
  • Unquestionable ethics and integrity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills
Preferred
Technical
  • NetSuite
For further information, email me your resume in MS Word format to me.  I will hold all inquiries in the strictest confidence.
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