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,, Expensify, and others.


● 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


● Strong management experience

● Excellent communication skills

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


● 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