Senior Controller

  • location: Oakland, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $150,000 - $175,000 per year
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Senior Controller

job summary:
Our client is a company providing management services to the renowned Harborside cannabis dispensary and its many locations and building cultivation operations for vertical integration under CA state law, is seeking qualified applicants to apply for the role of Senior Controller.

location: Oakland, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $150,000 - 175,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 4
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 7 Years
The Senior Controller oversees and manages all aspects of financial management including: corporate accounting; accounting software and interface with our ERP system; preparing all monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and annual audits where required or desirable; performing regulatory and financial reporting; developing internal control policies and procedures; and managing outsourced functions.

Essential Functions and Duties: (This list is not intended to be all inclusive)

  • Oversee the operations of the Finance department(s), working closely with the CFO to design the organizational structure adequate for achieving the finance department's goals and objectives.
  • Oversee the accounting operations of the company's operations, with emphasis on their control systems, transaction processing operations, policies and procedures.
  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition.
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory financial reporting.
  • Research technical financial issues for compliance.
  • Support month-end and year-end financial closing process.
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government financial reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Oversee the internal finance budget process to support the CFO in the annual budget process and monitoring of budgets during the year.
  • Maintain the accounting software system to ensure the proper, complete, and accurate record keeping of accounting transactions are performed within the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Maintain and reconcile the financial fixed assets to the general ledger of the company.
  • Prepares, tracks, and reports annual corporate and division budgets and P&L by establishing schedules, collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data, and recommending future plans
  • Monitors and confirms financial conditions by conducting internal audits, providing information to external auditors as needed, and coordinates annual audits and income tax filings to include state allocations
  • Maintains corporate financial compliance with state, national and international registration, licensing, and payroll requirements
  • Supports business development and proposal efforts by conducting financial pricing analysis and forecasting indirect rate impacts to new bids and cost volume development
  • Assists with financial conditions by reviewing contracts, including NDA, TA, and Subcontract negotiations
  • Provides guidance, leadership and training to Finance & Accounting team as well cross-functional corporate team members
  • Models a culture of accountability and transparency in the Finance Department
Other Functions and Duties: (This list is not intended to be all inclusive)

  • Perform other related duties, as directed by CFO.
  • Attend required meetings and participate in team and professional development activities
  • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning finance-related data
  • Provide timely and appropriate feedback to CFO

  • Provide excellent service
  • Present a professional image in appearance, actions and words
  • Demonstrate ownership, accountability, initiative and quality of work
  • Build positive team relationships throughout your department
  • Work scheduled shifts
  • Record all time worked accurately, promptly, and honestly
  • Follow all safety policies
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior

  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills.
  • Ability to function as a team player.
  • Ability to work with and meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Essential computer operating skills.
  • Expert software knowledge of QuickBooks and MS Excel.
  • Intermediate software knowledge of MS Word and MS Outlook.
  • Strong ability to communicate quantitative analysis and financial data.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Work Context

Physical Requirements

  • Work is generally performed seated and requires some bending, stooping and reaching.
  • Work is generally performed in an office type setting.

  • Frequent contact with others via email, face-to-face discussions, and telephone.
  • Some communication required via mail and fax.
Education and Experience Required:

  • 7+ years of progressively responsible accounting experience with at least 2 years in a controller capacity.
  • College degree in Accounting/Finance.
  • Significant experience with QuickBooks.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
  • Significant experience with allocations of shared costs.
  • Experience in the cannabis industry a plus but not required.
  • Experience with Treez or Baker a plus but not required.
  • Understanding of the business case with an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications
  • External audit experience preferred
Certifications or Licenses Required:

  • CPA or CMA.
skills: CPA, CPA Candidate
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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