This position reports directly to the De La Calle & Vina CEO
5 years of finance management experience in a CPG manufacturing environment required.
Summary: The Controller manages, coordinates and analyzes the operational and financial aspects of the organization. The Controller reports to the CEO and works closely with the COO. Candidate will also work with management team serving as a resource to help reduce costs, enhance revenues, and develop systems that will contribute to the overall growth and scalability of the companies.
Responsibilities: Directly participates in key initiatives and strategies to continually improve the quality and efficiency of systems and reporting. Responsible for overall accounting operations for the organization. Demonstrates strategic thinking in planning for the organization's short-term and long-term financial future and short term cash needs. Responsible for ensuring systems of internal controls are in place to safeguard the organization’s assets. Oversees the coordination and activities of the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, participates in tax filings and other regulatory reporting. Integral member of the team to develop a formal budget and supervises budgeting process, providing a standard of measurement so performance can be evaluated.
Education and Experience Requirements: 5 years experience ideally in a CPG environment. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required. Master’s degree and or CPA is not required but is preferred.
Skill Requirements: Excellent communication, listening, leadership and management skills are essential. Strong organizational skills to effectively deal with multiple tasks are important. Must be able to effectively work closely with staff, and peers. Superior Excel skills are essential. Deep understanding of cost of goods, financial models. Ideally the candidate has worked in organizations where fundraising was happening frequently. Supervisory Responsibility: Will supervise cash management, AP, AR, payroll, insurance, and outsourced accounting staff.
Job Type: Full-time
Proof of Vaccination Required to apply
2-3 days a week in person, office located in West Adams, Los Angeles
Salary: Dependent on experience
Health care including dental and vision
Generous vacation & PTO policy