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  • Location: San Fernando Valley, CA
  • $175000 base salary
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1283
  • Salary: $175,000 - $215,000

Title: Assistant Controller

Industry: Technology

Location: San Fernando Valley – Hybrid

Overview: Pacific Executive Search has been engaged on a search for a Assistant Controller in the San Fernando Valley area. This exciting opportunity allows you to make a significant impact at a rapidly growing organization in the software industry. As the Assistant Controller at this global e-commerce organization, you will have the chance to lead a dedicated accounting team and drive process improvement. With a focus on the video game industry, this company is at the forefront of solving complexities in global distribution, marketing, and monetization, providing you with an opportunity to be part of an innovative and dynamic industry.


  • Support in the management of a streamlined month-end closing process
  • Examine journal entries and reconciliations conducted by the accounting team
  • Supervise the international division's interaction with NetSuite and ensure adherence to US GAAP
  • Oversee relationships with external auditors to aid in the completion of audit procedures promptly and effectively
  • Establish, execute, supervise, and monitor crucial accounting and reporting policies, procedures, and internal controls
  • Stay up-to-date on organizational policies, procedures, and current accounting standards
  • Offer guidance and support to other departments on accounting policies, procedures, and efficient financial resource management
  • Supervise and provide guidance to the global accounting team
  • Manage Company insurance agreements
  • Supervise the accounting for Company investments


  • Desirable to have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • Past or current experience leading Accounting processes for a multinational corporation
  • Active CPA certification preferred, with experience working at a global accounting firm
  • At least 10 years of progressive experience – a mix of public and private sector experience is preferred
  • Over 4 years of experience managing and developing staff, including overseeing all aspects of month-end GL closure and financial statement preparation
  • Experience in preparing for and managing audits
  • Experience working in accordance with US GAAP
  • Experience in Asset Purchase and Acquisitions
  • Ability to effectively engage in and lead projects involving cross-functional teams
  • Ability to troubleshoot and establish successful client relationships
  • Experience in developing and implementing internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for various activities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication abilities
  • Capability to identify complex issues, assess related information, develop and evaluate options, and implement solutions
  • Ability to weigh the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to select the most suitable one
  • Proficiency in accounting software, business intelligence and data analysis software, financial analysis software, and ERP applications like NetSuite, Excel, Concur, ADP, or similar software
  • Prior experience at a company with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace, Confluence, Jira is a plus
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