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  • Sector: Consumer Products
  • Function: Controller
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 24 November 2022
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2172996_1666732225

Job Number: 2172996

Controller needed for hypergrowth Cannabis company in California

I'm Seeking a hands-on Controller for one of the fastest growing Cannabis companies in California. This company partners with some of the largest suppliers, and has some of the top brands in the industry. They are also in the process of expanding their multi-state footprint. You will report to the CEO and be responsible for a small team, and all the operational accounting, financial reporting, and budgets. They are currently in need of a Controller to put policies and procedures in place to handle the company's growth.


  • Responsible for all accounting and financial reporting (AP/AR, billing, cash management, inventory accounting, cost accounting, month end, audit, and special project reporting).
  • Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with GAAP and risk management.
  • Identify, develop, and build the right team and structure required for achieving the Company's goals
  • Manage journal entries, invoices etc. and reconcile accounts for the monthly or annual closing
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets or forecasts
  • Help in development of reports for the Executive team and Divisional Management


  • Proven experience working in a startup environment and ability to scale a growing company
  • Consumer Packaged Goods, or Cannabis industry
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Multi-company platform and consolidations is a plus
  • 5+ years leading an accounting function
  • BS/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field is required
  • CPA is preferred

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