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Want to run away and join the Circus? Two Bit Circus is looking for a Controller to join our team!

We are looking for a fun, energetic and self-motivated person who has a can-do attitude and likes to get things done. This position won't appeal to those who like to hang back or watch from the stands. You're the type of individual who delves in, is forward-thinking, realizes processes can be improved and takes the initiative to improve them. In this position, you will exercise your superior communication skills and show off your ability to multitask in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will lead all accounting functions, work with CFO to maintain regular tracking methods including month-end closing activities, and preparation of financial statements. In the role of the Controller, you will directly supervise the Accounting Manager and indirectly supervise the Accountant.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead all accounting functions, including general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, cash management, and any regulatory reporting requirements;
  • Work with CFO to create and maintain tracking actual results vs budget, cash flow forecasts and capital expenditure decisions;
  • Work with the CFO to manage the corporate, property and capital budget planning processes;
  • Perform all month-end closing activities and preparation of financial statements in accordance with GAAP, assisting Chief Financial Officer in preparing monthly Board packages, management and investor reports, and/or other ad hoc reporting;
  • Directly supervise the Accounting Manager and indirectly supervise the Accountant. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving issues;
  • Develop and analyze accounting information to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget, and other matters bearing on the operating effectiveness of the organization.
  • Coordinate all audit activity, including annual financial and contract audits. Act as liaison for the external financial auditors.
  • Manage timely filing of all required tax returns and other statutory filings. Act as liaison for the external tax accounts.
  • Manage payroll processing and oversight of employee benefit programs, including health, dental, life, and stock options.
  • Implement, and maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures. Continue to improve upon current internal controls, policies and infrastructure to scale with the business
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and external parties, both written and verbally
  • Assist the CFO in developing a staffing plan for department.  

Qualifications:

  • Position is based in Los Angeles;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance;
  • CPA license preferred;
  • 5+ years accounting experience; 
  • Efficiency with Excel and Google Docs;
  • Experience with NetSuite a plus;
  • Must be hands-on and roll up sleeves on a regular basis;
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize work;
  • Attention to detail, organized and high level of accuracy;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced environment;
  • Work collaboratively with other departments and communicate effectively with the management team;
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Maintain a positive, winning attitude and instill that same attitude across the company;
  • Requires regular and predictable attendance.

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental & Vision benefits
  • Flexible PTO
  • Stock options commensurate with the position level
  • Dog friendly workshop
  • Super creative work space

Physical Requirements:

  • Continually required to sit, to utilize hand and finger dexterity, to talk and hear;
  • Occasionally required to stand or walk;
  • While performing the duties of this job the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate;
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 10 pounds;
  • For collaborative purposes, this position does require frequent regular and predictable attendance.
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