Controller at Wikia
San Francisco, CA, US
About your role:

This is a Director level position responsible for all of the company’s financial and administration operations. As a member of the management team, reporting to the VP of Finance, this position will help shape the company’s overall vision and business plans, and assist the rest of the management team in any way to ensure that the company successfully executes its plans. Provide overall leadership in Financial matters, including budgeting, planning, systems integration and reporting. Wikia should be viewed by our investors, customers, and employees as having finance & reporting operations that are streamlined and high-quality

Areas of Responsibility:

Maintain the General Ledger for all entities both Domestic and International
Perform monthly closing process
Establish and maintain a journal entry control system
Analyze and reconcile monthly general ledger accounts to supporting documentation
Establish a system and process that will insure timely accurate financial reporting
Prepare the monthly department, division and consolidated financial statements providing comparative analysis to plan
Meet with and review all financial reports with the various department heads
Maintain the fixed asset ledger – identifying those assets owned by the company and those collateralized by lease lines and other bank financing
Budgeting & Planning: Assist in the preparation of and monitor the company’s actual performance against the current budget and business plan
Treasury: Maintain the cash records for the company, reconcile all cash accounts with bank provided information, including credit card transactions with reports from those agencies.
Revenue – Insure timely billing and invoicing of all revenue and proper accounting treatment as per the company policy on revenue recognition.
Contracts management – Review all contracts with customers and vendors. Insure consistency and compliance with company policies.
Collections – Monitor and maintain all subsidiary ledgers for customer activities and insure timely collection
Reporting and tax compliance: Insure timely reporting of monthly financial information for the executive staff and the Board of Directors. Insure timely reporting of all taxes with the appropriate authorities.
You are…

4+ years of related experience
At least 2 years as a Controller or assistant Controller in a media/high-tech company
BS required, CPA preferred
Proven management skills
Strong financial reporting and accounting skills
Ability to see the big picture and anticipate business issues
Experience negotiating contracts with suppliers and customers, including software license agreements, purchase agreements, and other business agreements
A hard-working, creative, self-starter that is results oriented and dependable
Benefits & Perks

Stock options
Annual Training Budget per Employee
The possibility of working visits to our offices globally; Poznan, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Cologne and London
Gym Membership or Extra Health Care or Cafeteria Program Options
Periodic Team Lunches and Happy Hour
Full pantry complete with coffee, a variety of drinks, cookies and healthy food options
Employee Interest and Hobby Groups supported by the company
Flexible working hours
International work environment with start-up culture