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Company: The Hire Method, LLC
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Work week: Monday through FridayJob location: Lake Forest, 60035 (flexible work setting)Compensation: $125,000 - $165,000 + bonusBenefits: -Medical, Dental, Vision and 401k matchingEducation / Certifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, related field.Experience: -5+ years professional experience. Previous leadership experience in an accounting role.Preferred: -Current CPA, previous Controller experience, MS Nav experience, SaaS or 3PL or Media Entertainment industry experience -We are a powerful multi-media company delivering marketing content and collateral direct to key audiences. With a rich tradition in the entertainment industry, we specialize in physical and digital media, displays and events. -We serve as the back office, warehouse, and conduit to help publicity, distribution and marketing departments execute on campaigns, digital initiatives, and consumer-based projects.Position SummaryThe Controller functions as the head of the accounting department and maintain and operate the books and records of the business. Under the guidance of the CFO, the Controller will also maintain standard operating procedures for all accounting and bookkeeping functions.Job Functions and ResponsibilitiesBudgeting and Forecasting:

  • Work with management team to develop and maintain annual budgets and rolling forecasts reflective of the current business environment and operating initiatives.
  • Track and project working capital needs and cash flow expectations.
  • Develop case studies and business models for current or proposed ventures including ROI and margin analysis by customer, service line and business unit.
  • Promote achievement of budget objectives by scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and implementing corrective actions.Management Reporting:
    • Lead the monthly financial close process, and the delivery of timely, accurate and transparent financial reporting in accordance with GAAP.
    • Develop consolidated and consolidating financial statements with variance analysis to budgets, forecasts, and prior periods.
    • Lead the migration from disparate Excel based reporting to centralized, CRM generated reports.Audit and External Stakeholder Reporting:
      • Prepare for and support annual audit, serving as the primary contact to external auditors.
      • Prepare lender compliance reporting as required by loan agreements and proactively monitor and report trends relative to loan covenants.
      • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by maintaining awareness of existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financial reports and advising management of needed actions.Management and Oversight:
        • Develop and implement best practices for internal financial controls and approval.
        • Manage an internal accounting staff of bookkeepers and staff accountants.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: The Hire Method, LLC, Lake Forest , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Lake Forest, California

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