Corporate Assistant Controller
Golden Gate Search Group
 Oakland, CA
Our client is seeking a highly qualified Assistant Controller with strong management for its high-growth,

rapidly scaling business in San Francisco. The ideal candidate has strong cost/inventory accounting

experience and has spent time in a growth environment. The Assistant Controller will manage the overall

accounting operations for the brand as well as provide technical accounting guidance.
  • Lead the month-end close process, including reconciliations for more complex areas such as revenue, inventory, software capitalization, and equity. Facilitate close improvements with the goal of continuous improvement and speed to report.

  • Support and manage the use of querying software to extract large volumes of data from our internally developed ecommerce database; analyze and validate/corroborate data against third-party information such as payment processors

  • Manage AP, AR and expense reporting processes using third party outsourced resources

  • Manage and ensure accuracy over accounting for revenue under ASC 606

  • Drive process and systems enhancements for integrating ecommerce database with Netsuite

  • Work with external auditors to plan and support audit of financial statements

  • Coordinate with outside tax firm to manage tax provisions, compliance, and planning. Ensure timely filing of federal, state and city tax returns and other statutory filings

  • Manage third party tax firm to reconcile and file monthly/quarterly sales tax returns

  • Manage and mentor accounting staff for optimal performance and career growth

  • Assist in preparation technical accounting memos as transactions arise, and incorporate new accounting pronouncements into operational processes

  • Promote and maintain an effective internal control environment, helping in the ongoing implementation of Sarbanes Oxley

  • Manage treasury function including day to day banking, cash planning, investment reporting

  • Provide leadership and oversight for process improvements in procure to pay, record to report and order to cash optimizing existing SaaS tools such as NetSuite, bill.com, Expensify, and others.


PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

● 10+ years of direct accounting experience

● BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, or Business

● CPG Manufacturing industry background plus experience in a growth setting

● CPA with Big 4 experience preferred

● Experience as an Assistant Controller or Corporate Accounting Manager of a public company is a

plus

● Strong management experience

● Excellent communication skills

● Process- and detail orientation; strong analytical and quantitative skills and superior accounting

skills

● Proven ability to clearly and concisely implement new processes and leveraging technology

● Keen analytic, organization, and problem-solving skills

● Strong documentation skills

● Ability to work cross-functionally and dynamically

What We Offer
  • The opportunity to make a massive impact & influence outcomes for our business and customers alongside passionate coworkers

  • Autonomy. The ability to make, own, and carry out decisionsth

  • Competitive salary, equity and full benefits (health/dental/vision insurance & 401k)

  • Work from anywhere most Tuesdays and Thursdays (what we call Maker Days)

  • Catered lunch on Wednesdays, cold brew coffee and beer on tap

  • Flexible PTO