19 September 2022
Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller $130k to $140k

Our client was founded in 1994 to simply provide great quality products to improve people’s health. Our client is a successful and growing nutraceuticals (natural products and supplements) company with headquarters in Los Angeles, California.  They are the leading producer of soft-gel-based herbal formulas with products sold in over 100,000 doors, such as Vitamin Shoppe, Costco, Rite Aid, Walmart, CVS, Sprouts, Fresh Thyme, and many e-commerce sites. As a spirited powerhouse, our client is one of the very few legacy companies that helped propel the industry to where it is today.
Grounded in a commitment to people and the planet, our client's dream is to continue to heal the world with plant medicine. Through their healing mission, they are expanding the Company business portfolio to include both cannabis and psychedelic mental health. They will be the first well-known brand to pioneer in these fast-growing, emerging markets. Their thriving team is innovative and entrepreneurial, with collaborative energy to drive toward ongoing success.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual closes for multiple legal entities as well as the consolidation of results.
  • Prepare month-end journal entries per the closing schedule and any other journal entries as assigned by the group Accounting Manager and Corporate Controller.
  • Perform subsidiaries’ 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 the requested information for quarterly reviews and annual audits, including annual statutory audits/tax returns for foreign subsidiaries.
  • Assist with audit requests, prepare data for flux analysis reporting 
  • 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
  • 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, CPG, a Public Company.
  • Experience with international consolidation principles, including consolidating multiple entity financial statements denominated in foreign currency is desired.
  • Experience with MS SQL, Microsoft Excel Dashboard
  • Experience with SAP Business One