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Sr Controller (Local Cannabis Start Up!)

SVS Group Oakland, CA
  • Expired: 24 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Local Cannabis dispensary Start up looking for a High Level Finance member, Could lead to perm role with the right fit

Education, Qualifications, and Certifications

  • Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or another relevant field

  • Preferred 4+ years of private accounting

  • Must be 21+ years of age and pass criminal background check

  • Must have QuickBooks experience

  • Advanced Excel skills

    Help guide the Finance and Accounting Team to report timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and reporting for multiple entities. This position plays a significant role in the monthly close, annual financial audit, periodic/ad-hoc financial planning and analysis, and special projects.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list is not intended to be all inclusive)

    Financial Close Process

  • Prepare month-end close process to establish an accountable timeline, monitor adherence and resolve non-compliance through escalation as necessary.

  • Perform journal entries and account reconciliation in accordance with GAAP.

  • Ensure intercompany due to/from accounts are in balance.

  • Research and resolve discrepancies. Ensure all balance sheets accounts are fully supported with documentation.

    Financial Reporting and Analysis

  • Prepare a flash report for preliminary analysis of significant variances at week and month-end.

  • Perform consolidation and prepare financial statements in accordance with GAAP.

  • Responsible for budget to actual reporting and analysis on final results at consolidated, cost center, and sub-cost center levels.

  • Compile consolidated and subsidiary financial packages for distribution.

  • Prepare the quarterly financial reports for consolidated financial package and any other ad-hoc reports. Heavy focus on margin and SG&A analysis and reporting.

  • Create and maintain reports in ERP/Excel/other application as required.

    Financial Planning Process

  • Assist with the annual Enterprise wide and departmental budgeting process.

    Year-End Financial Audit

  • Play a role in the successful completion of the annual financial audit in accordance with GAAP and department objectives.

  • Assist Controller with previous and following year Financial Statement Audit For multiple entities

  • Coordinate and ensure timely and accurate completion of audit process/activities with the accounting teams.

  • Complete Sales Tax Audit for entities

  • File Sales Tax Returns

  • Work with tax preparer to file the previous year’s Corporate Income Tax Returns

  • Ensure the completion of specific audit related tasks such as updating the internal control narratives and relevant memos to support technical accounting guidance analysis.

    PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Understanding the effective management of process flow, especially month-end close

  • Solid knowledge of US GAAP; able to research and apply Accounting pronouncements

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to interface with all levels of management and Directors.

  • Ability to function as a team player.

  • Ability to work with and meet scheduled deadlines.

  • Attention to detail

  • Essential computer operating skills.

  • Expert software knowledge of QuickBooks and MS Excel.

  • Intermediate software knowledge of MS Office Suite.

  • Strong ability to communicate quantitative analysis and financial data.


  • Provide excellent service

  • Present a professional image in appearance, actions and words

  • Demonstrate ownership, accountability, initiative and quality of work

  • Build positive team relationships throughout your department and the company

  • Follow all safety policies

  • Demonstrate ethical behavior

SVS Group

SVS Group Inc. is a company that focuses on getting skilled individuals into a position that can develop into something long-term or even a permanent placement.


Oakland, CA