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Corporate Controller

Ambercycle

Ambercycle

Accounting & Finance
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2024
About Us
Ambercycle is a materials company founded in 2015 to create a circular supply chain for the apparel industry, making decarbonized raw materials across industry verticals. We're doing this by developing and deploying new technologies to increase the scope and scale of regenerated materials in the global apparel supply chain, and reduce the use of raw agricultural and petroleum resources. Our products avoid the use of new raw materials and go into the highest quality applications, exceeding the expectations of end customers with a fraction of the environmental footprint. Our success is the result of the talent, curiosity, and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to realize our vision to improve humanity’s relationship with the material world. Visit www.ambercycle.com to learn more.
The Job
We are seeking a talented and experienced accounting leader to join our finance team. The ideal candidate will bring expertise in managing accounting functions, with a background in start-ups and cross-border experience. This position offers a unique opportunity for a dedicated CPA professional with a mindset that is flexible to strategic shifts, willing to adapt, and pivot when required, contributing to the success and growth of our innovative company.
Responsibilities
End-to-End Accounting Management:
- Oversee and manage the entire accounting function, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and compliance with regulatory standards.
- Take ownership of the month-end and year-end closing processes.
Financial Reporting:
- Prepare timely and accurate financial statements, management reports, and related analysis for internal and external stakeholders.
- Ensure compliance with GAAP and other relevant accounting standards.
Budgeting and Forecasting:
- Collaborate with the finance team to develop and monitor budgets and forecasts.
- Provide insightful financial analysis to support strategic decision-making.
Cross-Border Experience:
- Leverage cross-border experience to navigate international accounting complexities.
- Manage consolidation of multiple entities.
- Ensure compliance with tax regulations and reporting requirements in various jurisdictions.
Startup Experience:
- Bring valuable experience in managing accounting functions within a startup environment.
- Contribute to the development and enhancement of accounting processes and controls to accommodate growth.
External Audits and Tax Filings:
- Coordinate and prepare for external audits, collaborating with auditors to ensure a smooth and efficient audit process.
- Manage tax filings in the United States, staying current with tax laws and regulations to ensure compliance.
Adaptable Mindset:
- Demonstrate flexibility to strategic shifts, adapting and pivoting when required to align with the company's evolving goals and objectives.
Team Leadership:
- Lead and mentor a team of accounting professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment.
- Provide guidance on technical accounting matters and professional development.
Regulatory Compliance:
- Stay abreast of changes in accounting regulations and ensure the company's compliance.
- Work closely with external auditors to facilitate annual audits and address audit inquiries.
Systems Implementation:
- Participate in the selection and implementation of accounting systems to streamline processes and enhance efficiency.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, or other relevant field.
  • CPA designation preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Controller or Senior Accounting Manager, with a focus on managing accounting functions.
  • Demonstrated experience in startups and familiarity with the challenges of a rapidly evolving business environment.
  • International accounting experience, including knowledge of international accounting standards and tax regulations.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to convey financial information to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Passion for sustainability and a desire to contribute to the growth of the sustainable fashion industry.

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401(k)
  • Free Healthy Snacks & Beverages
  • Lunch Provided on Fridays