Our client a disruptive creative agency that is rapidly growing its client base, has an opening for a dynamic and experienced Controller to join their finance team based in Los Angeles.


Reporting directly to the VP of Finance, the Controller will serve as a hands-on leader, responsible for driving the implementation and execution of financial strategies that are essential to the agency’s success. The ideal candidate will bring a proven track record of financial expertise, a keen eye for detail, and a strategic mindset to the table. This position offers a unique opportunity to make a significant impact within a dynamic organization. If you are a financial professional with a passion for executing sound financial strategies and fostering growth, they invite you to be a key player in their journey!

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • GAAP accounting, financial close, FP&A reporting
  • Lead the month-end close process, including balance sheet reconciliations, reporting requirements, and variance analysis
  • Lead treasury function including day to day banking and cash forecasting
  • Review monthly reconciliation of all Balance Sheet accounts and certain P&L accounts
  • Ensure proper revenue recognition is applied and compliance with GAAP – Detailed understanding of ASC 606
  • Manage/Review monthly close entries according to GAAP (i.e., Accruals, Cash and CC Reconciliations, Amortization/Depreciation)
  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, and work with the central AP team and AR Team
  • Ensure that accounts receivables and payables are posted with proper coding and paid in a timely manner
  • Ensure that subledgers are reconciled monthly
  • Assist with the production of the annual budget, quarterly reforecasts
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Coordinate with outside tax firm by providing necessary documentation for annual tax returns
  • Assist with filing monthly/quarterly tax returns as necessary
  • Prepare/review Internal/External Audit schedules as assigned and conduct audit research and answer questions
  • Assist in establishing/maintaining strong accounting controls and practices over financial reporting driven by Corporate SOX Team
  • Monitor and enforce accounting policies and procedures
  • Assist with Ad hoc requests as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • CPA a plus
  • 7+ years of experience within a publicly traded company, ideally within a professional service agency
  • Demonstrated competence in operational improvement and system optimization
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Sage Intacct and/or Maconomy (or competitor) experience
  • Excellent Excel skills

If this sounds like you then please send us your CV now!

Due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Apply now!