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Controller

Eat Me Guilt Free is searching for an experienced, mission-driven and strategy-driven Controller to assist our accounting team. Eat Me Guilt Free’s culture is upbeat, trendy, and pop culture savvy. If you are looking for a work environment that screams FORWARD THINKING, FUN, and GROWTH, then we might be a good match for each other! We are in a time of growth and while very exciting, organization and structure is needed to make sure we have internal infrastructure that can sustain our brand’s growth and sales. Please note, this position is an in-office role, not remote.

 

Responsibilities will include:

 

Financial Strategy, Reporting, and Planning

  • Assist management with important financial decisions
  • Prepare financial documents such as business reports, financial forecasts, and statements to understand the financial state of business
  • Lead efforts to create and maintain financial performance metrics.  Communicate the metrics and financial analysis to stakeholders to support business decisions
  • Keep up to date on the financial market to understand how to maximize profits and find new expansion areas
  • Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process
  • Managing the budget process

 

Operational

  • Planning, directing, and coordinating all accounting operational functions
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of Accounting teams including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and Production Accounting Team, reporting directly to the CFO. 
  • Oversee the monthly close process of AP, AR, and Payroll. Coordinate with other teams to ensure timely recording of transactions and the completeness and accuracy of financial statements
  • Overseeing regulatory reporting, frequently including tax planning and compliance
  • Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business results, including coordinating and preparing internal and external financial statements
  • Understand the financials of a company in order to meet legal requirements and keep the financial state in good standing
  • Coordinating activities of external auditors.  Support internal and external audits. Coordinate the accounting teams to prepare and provide materials for audits
  • Supervise employees who work under the controller in preparing financial reports and budgets
  • Monitor the company’s financial reports and determine ways to reduce costs

 

Processes

  • Plan, develop and implement effective accounting strategies, policies, and procedures in accordance with evolving regulations, legal and governmental requirements and industry trends that may impact the company
  • In partnership with the senior management team, ensure optimization of procedures and processes in place to produce timely and accurate financial information for
  • Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement, and implementing new processes
  • Evaluating accounting and internal control systems
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database, as needed
  • Implement and maintain effective internal controls and safeguards over company assets, receipt of revenue, payments of authorized expenses, compliance with contractual obligations, and compliance with company policies
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements to accelerate close timelines; Develop strategic and operational initiatives to optimize the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the broader accounting function
  • Work as liaison with production project teams to develop or improve accounting solutions, including the design and review of IT systems (note: currently using QB Pro with plan to convert to a more robust system soon). Provide guidance for company system implementations / upgrades

 

Important Details:

  • This is a salaried position at $90,000 annually
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits covered 50% by the company
  • Paid Time Off
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience overseeing financial state of a business, accounting, strong knowledge of tax planning and compliance
  • We make every effort to read every candidate's cover letter, resume and profile. Please extend the courtesy and read through all of the details and the benefits of this role prior to applying. Eat Me Guilt Free is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.