- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Management Experience
- ERP Systems
LORD JONES manufactures and distributes the world’s finest hemp derived CBD- infused products. Our company has been recognized as an industry leader by the New York Times, Vogue, Rolling Stone, Forbes, Fast Company and the New Yorker, among others. We make best-in-class products and are looking for ultra-talented employees to join us. Our Los Angeles based company is growing rapidly and we are looking for passionate and dedicated employees to join us on our mission to change the world.
We are seeking an experienced Controller to lead and oversee the accounting function at Lord Jones, reporting to the operating company CFO. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the daily accounting operations of the company and leading the team to ensure timely and accurate U.S. GAAP financial reporting. Responsibilities include: overseeing general ledger transactions, implementing and executing strong internal controls, performing month- and year-end close, overseeing annual audits, and submitting financial reporting to parent company. Due to the size of the team and rapidly growing business, this key member of the finance group will be expected to function both as a manager and an individual contributor.
Oversee and execute on all aspects of accounting operations, including: general ledger transactions, month- and year-end close, audits, financial reporting, etc.
Ensure the accuracy of financial reporting and develop internal controls and financial reporting policies and procedures in accordance with U.S. GAAP and SOX.
Lead the accounting team currently consisting of a Finance Manager, Purchasing Specialist, and AR Specialist while building the function as the business grows.
Partner with Operations to ensure accurate and timely inventory reporting and variance analysis.
Partner with parent company functions for tax filings, technical accounting support and internal audits.
Oversee business unit responses to inquiries from external, Big 4 auditor.
Work closely with the operating company CFO to assist with preparation of budgets, forecasts, variance analyses and monthly management reporting.
Monitor entity cash levels while partnering with treasury function on oversight of bank accounts, and other financial transactions.
Assist management with ad-hoc projects as needed.
10+ years of progressive accounting experience working with or for a publicly traded company subject to U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission oversight.
Demonstrated experience in leading and growing people and teams, 4+ years of people management experience preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent, master’s degree preferred.
CPA designation strongly preferred.
Passionate about identifying inefficient processes and eliminating non-value-added work.
Experience working within the CPG and/or manufacturing space; cost accounting experience is a significant plus.
Experience working with various ERP systems; ERP implementation experience preferred.