Assistant Controller

Irwin Naturals

This is a newly created position for a company going public. The job is on-site not remote.

The Assistant Controller will be responsible for the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data

necessary for accurate accounting and reporting of consolidated business results, and the integrity of the general ledger.

Reporting to the Controller, the Assistant Controller will prepare the monthly, quarterly, and annual

financial statements, including all required schedules.

Key Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual closes for multiple legal entitiesas well the consolidation of results.
  • Leads research and analysis of technical accounting issues and their application to internal andexternal reporting and US GAAP/SEC/IFRS/CSE compliance. Communicate findings in writtenformat, as required.
  • Reviews balance sheet account reconciliations including bank/merchant accounts reconciliations.
  • Reconcile intercompany transactions and prepare any required intercompanyelimination/allocation journal entries.
  • Liaises with external auditors to provide the requested information for quarterly reviews and annualaudits, including annual statutory audits/tax returns for foreign subsidiaries.
  • Manage the preparation of 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K reports, including supporting footnotes for SECfilings. Prepares various supporting schedules to support the filings.
  • Supports the administration of the Companys stock-based compensation programs and relatedfinancial reporting process.
  • Stays current on new accounting principles, SEC and general trends in financial reporting.
  • Assess and support the Companys implementation of new accounting pronouncements.
  • Responsible for creating, updating and documenting processes and procedures (SOP andAccounting Manual) within the finance department.
  • Assists and supports various cross-functional projects, as necessary

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 10 years of demonstrated success in accounting roles of increasing responsibility, preferably a mix of both public accounting and corporate accounting roles within a publicly traded company.
  • CPA
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SEC Filing requirements
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Process-oriented organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task, prioritize work, and establish and execute plans to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong team player and highly collaborative.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with IFRS, SOX, CPG Public Company
  • Prior experience leading technical accounting issues, including, stock-based compensation and fair value accounting and analysis.
  • Experience with international consolidation principles, including consolidating multiple entity financial statements denominated in foreign currency is desired
  • Experience with Crystal Report Writing, Microsoft Excel Dashboard
  • Experience with SAP Business One