Director of Accounting/Controller

Hollywood, California | Full-Time

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Mammoth is a leading cannabis manufacturing and distribution company in California. Our business is growing and we are seeking a motivated, hands-on Director of Accounting/Controller to report to our CFO and join our expanding team. This position plays a critical part in overseeing the day-to-day accounting and financial processes of the team. The ideal candidate should be comfortable wearing different hats in a constantly changing and evolving industry.



  • Utilizes strong accounting and analytical skills to accurately execute a variety of critical financial functions including:
    • month-end closes and reconciliations
    • compliance and tax filings
    • general day-to-day accounting operations
    • systems implementations and process improvements
    • design and maintenance of financial policies, procedures and controls
  • Able to prioritize critical financial processes in an ambiguous and constantly changing environment
  • Flexible and comfortable with different methodologies and outside-the-box thinking
  • Approachable to provide assistance to colleagues and coaching to direct reports



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years of overall Accounting/Finance experience
  • 3-5 years of experience working in the private sector
  • Thorough knowledge and application of Accounting principles and procedures, including US GAAP and Taxes
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Proven track record of successfully managing people and processes
  • Able to build new capabilities
  • CPA or CMA preferred
  • Acumatica ERP knowledge and experience a plus



  • Manage finance team and related operations, including but not limited to, Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Review month-end close and related reporting, prepare and publish monthly financial statements as needed/directed
  • Perform analytical reviews of financial results
  • Assist with developing and reviewing key performance indicators
  • Guide financial decisions by instituting, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures
  • Establish, monitor and enforce internal controls
  • Prepare budgets by instituting schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending action plans
  • Understand and maintain knowledge of state and federal Cannabis finance regulations
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements, filing financial reports; advising management and taking the lead as directed on required actions
  • Oversee and support company payroll activities with cash flow management
  • Anticipate future legislation, share information with the team and think strategically to plan accordingly and maintain compliance
  • Identify opportunities to enhance accounting processes, creates implementation plan and manages change to ensure successful execution
  • Conserve time by reading, researching, and summarizing information to share with key leaders
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws
  • Oversee outside vendors including, auditors, brokers, etc.
  • Coach and develop direct reports to optimize performance and career growth
  • Take on additional responsibilities as needed



  • Knowledge of US GAAP and Taxes
  • Creation and tracking of budgets
  • Developing and maintaining internal control environment
  • Adept at streamlining processes for maximum efficiency while retaining quality
  • Ability to work cross functionally to accomplish tasks
  • Collaborative team player
  • Able to work independently with minimal direction
  • Organized and detail oriented with an eye to identify and resolve errors quickly
  • Analytical skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Advanced Excel
  • Knowledge and experience in manufacturing
  • Acumatica ERP experience and knowledge preferred (or experience with a similar ERP)
  • General HR knowledge a plus



  • Good vision and hearing
  • Clear speech and communication skills
  • Ability to work on a computer at least eight (8) hours per day
  • Able to lift up to 20 lbs.


Mammoth Distribution provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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