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Controller - Media (PE Portfolio Company)
Job description

Hoxton Circle is partnering with an exciting, Private Equity-backed Media company on a search for a Controller to be the number 2 to the CFO. The company has developed a strong reputation and grown organically and by acquisition, and is now building an impactful accounting and finance team to support the centralization of multi-entity reporting. 

As the Controller, your impact will be:

  • Providing key support to the CFO and VP Finance in areas of accounting, reporting, modeling, and team leadership
  • Owning the month end close process, driving efficiencies and improvements through automation and better-streamlined processes
  • Lead the selection and implementation of a new ERP system, communicating with multiple stakeholders to assess and understand their existing needs and workflows
  • Integrate acquired company general ledgers and automate the consolidation process, supporting the implementation of a scalable model for operational growth
  • Oversee treasury and lead company audits, as well as support the implementation of ASC 606
  • On an ongoing basis, identify areas of improvement, and support ad-hoc initiatives to drive operational efficiencies¬†

About you:

  • 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, preferably coming from a Big 4 background with an active CPA license
  • Notable experience in a similar role at a private equity portfolio company, with a strong understanding of the requirements in this type of environment
  • Extensive experience with implementing, upgrading and streamlining systems and reporting
  • A solid team leader with an ability to provide direction and coaching to a large team, as well as experience hiring and retaining top talent
  • Experience from a multi-entity environment, where you have automated and centralized the consolidation process, would be a big bonus!
  • A desire to work for a growing and changing organization which has huge amounts of opportunity for top and bottom line growth

This is an excellent opportunity, if interested get in touch with Hoxton Circle today.

location
Stamford , Connecticut
Salary
$175,000 - $200,000

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