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Controller

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Our client is a leading player in the food and events industry, offering an exciting opportunity for a Controller to join their team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, overseeing the day-to-day financial operations of the company, including financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting. This role also offers comprehensive benefits, unlimited PTO in accordance with company policy, and the chance to truly impact the business.

What you'll do:

As a Controller, you will play a pivotal role in managing the financial health of the company. You will be responsible for overseeing daily operations, ensuring compliance with financial regulations, and providing insightful financial analysis and recommendations. Your expertise in financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting will be crucial in driving strategic decisions. Additionally, your excellent communication and interpersonal skills will enable you to effectively collaborate with various stakeholders within the organisation.

  • Oversee the day-to-day financial operations of the company
  • Responsible for financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Manage accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations
  • Provide financial analysis and recommendations to the executive team
  • Work both independently and as part of a team

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Controller position brings strong knowledge of accounting principles and financial management. You have proven experience in financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting. Your proficiency in using financial software such as QuickBooks or SAP will be essential for this role. Your excellent analytical skills coupled with your attention to detail will ensure accurate financial reports. Your ability to work both independently and collaboratively will be key to your success in this role. Experience in the food or hospitality industry would be advantageous but not essential.

  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and financial management
  • Experience in financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Proficiency in financial software and systems, such as QuickBooks or SAP
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in the food or hospitality industry is a plus
  • CPA or CMA certification is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a private equity-backed business in a significant growth stage. They have built the largest Catering and Events platform for food trucks in the US, facilitating food experiences for events and hosts. Their award-winning experiential agency brings brands face-to-face with customers by creating unexpected moments in unexpected places. They offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision and retirement plans. They also offer unlimited PTO in accordance with company policy and the opportunity to be part of an organisation that truly lives its values.

If interested in this position, please contact Michael Cellier at +1 213 712 7439 or Michael.Cellier@robertwalters.com

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Finance & Accounting

Focus: Accounting

Industry: FMCG

Salary: $170,000 - $200,000 per year

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Los Angeles

Job Reference: 2Y73D5-4D1531E6

Date posted: July 2, 2024

Consultant: Michael Cellier

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