Assistant Controller - Los Angeles, CA

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: 05-30-2018
Our client is a leader in the self-service data analytics movement with a platform that can prep, blend and analyze all data.  They are looking for fill an Assistant Controller position.  CPA required.  As Assistant Controller, you need a strong background in accounting and be responsible for overseeing and managing a team of 10-15 direct and indirect reports including general ledger, accounts receivable, and accounts payable functions, as well as developing and mentoring staff.

  • Manage daily accounting operations, including handling general ledger and reviewing journal entries.
  • Manage AP personnel and AP processes.
  • Oversee AR function, including Billing and Collections.
  • Confirm proper treatment and compliance of all accounting transactions under U.S. GAAP.
  • Oversight of month-end close, including review of account reconciliations, ensuring integrity of financial statements.
  • Perform reconciliations, budget variance, and trend analyses as needed.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors, including performing walkthroughs and responding to audit requests.
  • Actively participate in the implementation and monitoring of internal controls and establishment of accounting procedures.
  • Participate in the maintenance of the general ledger system, ensuring that account and cost centers are opened, deactivated timely, and organized appropriately
  • Responsible for timely reporting and compliance of financial information and reporting.
  • Provide leadership and effective management, development, and evaluation of staff.
  • Continuously find opportunities to improve existing processes and internal controls to build more efficiency and mitigate risks.
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned by the CFO and Corporate Controller.
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Minimum 5 years of related accounting and finance experience, as well as managerial experience, within a public company. Software or technology industry experience a plus.
  • Recent Assistant Controller experience.
  • Minimum 5 years audit with a Big 4 public accounting firm, preferably with manager experience.
  • Strong knowledge of SOX and integrating SOX requirements into business processes.
  • Must work well in a dynamic, high growth environment
  • Current knowledge and experience with various accounting standards, principles, and pronouncements.
  • Effective and efficient, well-organized with ability to be hands-on and detail oriented.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills dealing with all levels within the organization.
  • Experience preparing U.S. GAAP financial statements.
  • Experience using financial system/ERP (NetSuite a plus).
  • Advanced experience MS Excel.
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