Controller -Urban Remedy (Oakland)

  • Address:Oakland, CA 94601 (map)
  • Date Posted:08/25/16
  • Job Type:Full-time
  • Description:
  •  Job Description:Urban Remedy is plant-based organic food company that embodies the belief that Food is Healing. Blending ancient medicinal principals with modern culinary innovation, we offer the cleanest, naturally functional food. All of our ready-to-eat meals, snacks and cold pressed juices are certified organic, certified non-GMO, gluten free, and low glycemic. Urban Remedy ships directly to customers from its headquarters in Point Richmond, CA and also operates several retail locations in the San Francisco Bay Area.The Controller for Urban Remedy, reporting directly to the Vice President of Operations and Finance, will be a key member of the Finance Team, and will assume an important regulatory role in the overall development and growth of the company. The Controller will be responsible for establishing and maintaining systems and controls that verify the integrity of all financial systems, processes, and financial data, and enhance the company's value. Additionally, they will have day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all aspects of the general ledger. They will have a strong background in both public and private accounting, have experience in cost accounting, and be knowledgeable about subscription, e-commerce, and/or CPG business models.The ideal candidate is data and technology-centric, and is comfortable working in a small company where there is pressure to move quickly and take on large projects. The Controller should be excited about taking on a hands-on leadership role, creating reliable controls to ensure continued company-wide growth and value creation over the next few years.Responsibilities & Duties:Own all aspects of the general ledger, including revenue and expense recognition, inventory, payroll, fixed assets, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, etc.Oversee the preparation of GAAP financial statements and audit-friendly supporting schedulesPrepare weekly and monthly financial reporting packages for management and investorsCoordinate with external auditors as requiredOversee all tax reporting and filings for the company, including federal and state income tax, quarterly sales tax, and other filings as necessaryOwn and maintain day-to-day management of the company’s insurance policiesMonitor new accounting and financial reporting guidance, evaluate potential impact to the company, and make recommendations as necessaryCreate and maintain a well-organized financial data and document warehouseManage the Accounting team (currently one AR/AP employee)Requirements:CPA preferredBachelor's degree mandatory5-8 years in both public & private accounting; Big Four accounting firm and/or large bank experience preferred.Accounting experience in a subscription, e-commerce, or CPG environment. Experience with inventory and cost accounting strongly preferred.Strong knowledge of all functions and systems for internal controls, internal and external reporting, audit, and taxHigh level of familiarity with QuickBooks and previous ERP implementation experienceExperience managing payrollStrong Excel, written, organizational, and verbal communication skillsIdeal Candidate:Committed to quality and excellence; detail-driven and execution-focusedPassionate, high-energy, visionary leader, capable of driving speed and discipline throughout the organizationAbility to work well with, lead, and influence others in a fast-paced environmentEffective communicator, both internally and externallyImpeccable judgment and strategic thought leadershipHighly entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to operate nimblyDown-to-earth personal style with high humility and integrityPassionate about entrepreneurialism, innovation, change and buildingDedicated to Urban Remedy’s mission and showing up with the ability to inspire excellence in others.Benefits:Competitive salaryUrban Remedy offers a comprehensive benefits plan as part of employment that include medical, dental, vision and life insurance. The company also offers paid time off and company paid holidays.Stock options based on level of experienceFood perks! 
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