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Controller (081522)

Job Location Los Angeles

Salary $80,000 - $90,000/annum

Job type: Full-time

Contract type:

Job reference: 081522

Posted 15 August 2022


Job Title: Controller

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Salary: $80,000 - $90,000

Summary/objective: A cannabis company located in Los Angeles is seeking a Controller. As a key member of the Executive Management team, the Controller will report to the CEO and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company. This individual will have primary day-to-day responsibilities for planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all financial-related activities of the company.

Essential functions:

  • The controller position is responsible for the accounting operations of the company, including the production of financial reports, maintenance of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets
  • Provides leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives
  • Direct the company’s strategic planning initiatives and help to build out strong practices around financial planning and analysis
  • Responsible for monitoring and confirming financial condition by conducting audits; provides information to external auditors
  • Oversee Budget forecasting and cash flow management
  • Actively manage day-to-day accounting and financial operations
  • Ensure government compliance in all tasks
  • Manage a team of up to 10 people.
  • Sales recording
  • Accounts payable/receivable
  • Prepare, analyze, and present monthly financial reports
  • Payroll records

Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization
  • Problem solving and creative skills, with the ability to exercise sound judgement and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis
  • Ability to wear many hats and contribute across various initiatives
  • High intellectual capacity, particularly in an analytical and strategic context
  • Prior experience leading fundraising diligence efforts, ideally at a growth stage company
  • Must be a strong, decisive, results-oriented person who can develop and manage relationships across multiple business functions
  • Hands-on, take charge financial professional with strong financial and analytical skills

Position type and expected hours of work:

This is a full-time position, work hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. There may be flexibility in the schedule, but the individual must be available during core business hours..

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Must have a college degree in Finance / Accounting
  • Retail Accounting experience a plus
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office and QuickBooks


Contact information

James Yagielo