• Location: San Fernando Valley, California
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #418
Public trading company in the San Fernando Valley area is looking for a strong Controller with international reporting and accounting experience. This role reports to the CFO and is a leadership position supervising an accounting team.
  • Evaluate needs for procurement of funds and investment of surpluses and make appropriate recommendations
  • Delegate authority for the receipt, disbursement, banking, protection, and custody of funds, securities, and financial instruments
  • Develop and maintain relationships with banking, insurance, and external accounting personnel to facilitate financial activities
  • Monitor financial activities and details, such as cash flow and reserve levels, to ensure that all legal and regulatory requirements are met
  • Receive, record, and authorize requests for disbursements in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities, such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting
  • Coordinate and direct the financial planning, budgeting, procurement, or investment activities of all or part of an organization
  • Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, or reports required by regulatory agencies
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of accounting and other financial staff, recommending and implementing personnel actions, such as promotions and dismissals
  • Analyze the financial details of past, present, and expected operations to identify development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed
  • Conduct or coordinate audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements and statutes
  • Advise management on short-term and long-term financial objectives, policies, and actions
  • Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards
  • Provide direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting and budgeting policies and procedures and efficient control and utilization of financial resources
  • Lead staff training and development in budgeting and financial management areas
  • Prepare and file annual tax returns or prepare financial information so that outside accountants can complete tax returns
  • Supervise employees performing financial reporting, accounting, billing, collections, payroll, and budgeting duties
  • Perform tax planning work
  • Determine depreciation rates to apply to capitalized items and advise management on actions regarding the purchase, lease, or disposal of such items
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Marketing, Communications, or related field
  • 10+ years of progressive experience
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Ability to successfully participate and lead projects involving cross-functional teams
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to build successful client relationships
  • Have a passion/interest in gaming and/or prior experience in the game industry (A Plus)
  • Experience developing and executing internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for various activities
  • Experience with a publicly held organization
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer service/interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Experience working accordance to GAAP
  • Experience working in compliance with SOX
  • Proficiency in accounting software, business intelligence and data analysis software, financial analysis software, and ERP applications such as NetSuite
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources
  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
  • Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditure
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