VP, Corporate Controller

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The Role 

The VP of Accounting is responsible for direct supervision of all corporate accounting and external reporting functions.  You will be responsible for the Corporate Accounting, Tax, Risk Management and Treasury teams  while supporting SOX processes, external reporting, consolidations, technical accounting, tax strategies, risk management and accounting technology enhancements.  You must possess strong business acumen with the ability to effectively address both financial and operational challenges.  The role will require a hands on leader that be responsible for these key accounting functions.

Responsibilities 
  • Directs the company’s corporate accounting, tax, risk management and treasury activities in accordance with GAAP and company policy
  • Directs and coordinates the annual audit, quarterly reviews and SOX compliance program while acting as the key contact for the external audit team
  • Oversees the corporate accounting functions, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives
  • Directs the income tax provision process and ensures the company’s strategy for 280E is fully supportable
  • Oversee the company’s banking and risk management relationships
  • Ensures a proper system is in place to mitigate financial risk while allocating financial assets accordingly to maximize return
  • Leads the development and refinement of accounting systems and related controls
  • Ensures a proper system of internal controls is established and maintained
  • Ensures implementation of requisite system changes to support the business units and new programs
  • Ensures new accounting policies are established, communicated and implemented timely
  • Continually analyzes existing processes and procedures making efficiency improvements
  • Partners with FP&A team to support the preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting packages
  • Mentors, coaches, and develops employees through orientation, training, goal setting and communication while ensuring team engagement and morale
Qualifications  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and 15+ years of related experience; CPA required
  • 10+ years supervising/managing an accounting department
  • Blend of public and private industry experience particularly in a SOX controlled environment
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP with expertise in SEC reporting, technical accounting, accounting policies, procedures and internal controls
  • Experience building financial management infrastructure including systems implementation
  • Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, non-verbal, written), with the ability to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Possesses a high level of critical thinking and attention to detail and accuracy
  • Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information
Additional Requirements 
  • Must pass any and all required background checks
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
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Location

Green Thumb is located in River North, a short walk from the Chicago Brown Line and near the Ohio expressway entrance.

What are Green Thumb Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
GTI offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees to be used on transit and ride sharing apps!
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
GTI has a 420 Happy Hour which occurs on a monthly basis hosted by rotating team members who create a theme-based event.
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