Full Job Description
Office · Seattle WA
Fast-Growing Clean Beauty Brand
Herbivore Botanicals manufactures and markets a complete line of natural, vegan, cruelty-free beauty products. We sell to major beauty products retailers internationally, department stores, direct-to-consumer, and via Amazon. The company is experiencing hyper-growth and is seeking an experienced operating Controller to join the team in our Seattle manufacturing facilities. This is a time of rapid change and growth at Herbivore which creates the opportunity to be a real leader and builder – not just counting beans but growing them – and to grow your career as you help grow the company.
We seek a seasoned Controller with a solid foundation in light manufacturing and costing, financial accounting and reporting, inventory production and control, and ad hoc reporting. Additionally, experience designing order-flow systems, implementing ERP and integrating such “bolt-ons” as Shopify, EDI, and customer portals will be extremely helpful. Prior consumer products experience in wholesale and e-commerce is a plus. If the challenge and opportunity sound exciting and fit your background then we’d love to hear from you.
Manage all financial accounting functions for the company
Work with the Ops team to maintain BOM’s, and tight inventory control
Generate accurate and timely monthly financial statements, prepare monthly reporting package, including comparative reports of operating results and variance explanations
Develop, grow and oversee small accounting staff (e.g. AR/AP/Bookkeeper)
Prep for financial audits and other diligence events
Maintain tight balance sheet account reconciliations and detail schedules
Support operating management with timely accurate cost accounting and KPI’s
Assist in preparing corporate budgets, cash forecasts, and similar guardrails
Oversee AR, AP, and payroll/benefits
Prepare and file state/local sales and business tax returns
Manage extension of trade credit to wholesale customers
Oversee upgrade to new accounting system in the next six months
Special projects such as investor board packages as required
5+ years as Controller in a manufacturing company
Order-flow systems (e.g. EDI, Shopify), inventory control, and standard cost experience
Experience with DTC and Amazon sales channels
BA degree or more in a relevant business discipline
CMA or CPA credential preferred
Strong organizational and leadership skills
Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in work product
Strong applications software expertise (Office suite, and accounting software)
Base salary from $135K - $175K plus bonus, benefits, and potential equity opportunity, commensurate with your capabilities. Local candidates preferred.
Sound like a good fit? Please send your resume and make sure to include a cover letter explaining your unique attributes and how you can contribute to our shared success. Please, no phone calls. Satisfactory background check required. Herbivore Botanicals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.