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Company: Crown + Conquer
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Agency OverviewPowered by intuition, connection and vision, Crown + Conquer has established itself as an industry leader by working with some of the biggest and most innovative brands in the world. C+C lives at the cross section of where operations, brand partnerships and events naturally meet. We challenge those brands to be an interaction with culture by ultimately creating MOMENTS OF TRUTH--- that comes to life across a unique alchemy of experiences, campaigns and partnerships. With our team's diverse perspectives and individual authenticity, we create the perfect blend of minds, people, energy and environment to communicate and celebrate TRUTH---Job OverviewThe Controller will plan and execute the finance and accounting operations of the agency. This person will streamline the budgeting, payroll, and financial reporting processes, and produce thorough financial-status reports for executives to help improve our operational efficiency and aid in our continued growth. The Controller will flex between higher-level process implementation and strategy and executing day-to-day accounting operations in conjunction with our external finance partners. The position is based in Los Angeles and reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer.Job Responsibilities

  • Accounting: manages Quickbooks, processes payments via Bill.com, performs tracking via our internal AP board, compiles expense reports, processes payroll, manages credit card payments, etc.
  • Manages external finance and tax partners.
  • Manages the operating budget for the agency.
  • Handles the close out of all budgets and ensures we are tracking against our margins.
  • Leads and provides oversight on the credit card processes for the agency.
  • Presents financial information to investors in quarterly board meetings.
  • Maximizes return on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems.
  • Guides financial decisions and protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls, policies and procedures.
  • Monitors and confirms financial conditions by conducting audits and providing workpapers and other supporting information to external auditors.
  • Maximizes return and limits risk on cash by minimizing bank balances and closely monitoring expenses and investments.
  • Monitors accounts receivable and bad debt.
  • Prepares budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans.
  • Achieves budget objectives by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and key trends of revenue and expenses.
  • Defines and monitors benchmarks for financial performance; recommends and implements operational best practices.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by reviewing existing and new legislation, anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, filing financial reports, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.Qualifications + Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, CPA preferred
    • Minimum of 6-8 years of experience in accounting/finance
    • Prior experience as a Controller of a media agency a plus
    • Experience in working with multiple legal entities under different legal umbrellas
    • Experience with financial reporting requirements and preparing Board/investor presentations
    • Proven track record of developing and managing financial processes and standards
    • Excellent computer skills, including experience with Quickbooks -
    • Experience with or the ability to quickly learn bill.com, Monday, Expensify, Harvest, and Justworks
    • Keen ability to track budgeted expenses and analyze variances
    • Financial and analytical skills to provide insights, develop recommendations, and implement improvements
    • Exceptional knowledge of accounting, finance, budgeting, cost control principles, and GAAP
    • Experience in managing payroll, with focus on streamlining accounting processes
    • Exemplary history of financial project management
    • Working knowledge of national and local tax regulations and compliance reporting
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Ability to work well with senior executives as well as lead other team membersBenefits
      • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance
      • 401(k), flexible spending account, wellness stipend, and creative stipend
      • Hybrid work schedule
      • Discretionary PTO, sick leave, and paid parental leavePay Range: $140-150K per yearPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: Crown + Conquer, Los Angeles , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Los Angeles, California

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