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Controller at Blavity
Atlanta, GA, US

*Do not apply if you do not have at least 4-8 years of experience as a corporate accountant or in a finance/budgeting function at a startup or tech company. *

Blavity, Inc. is seeking a Financial Controller to lead our Finance & Accounting team based in Los Angeles or Atlanta. We run extremely flat and are looking for someone that can not only execute, but become a core member of our leadership team and contribute to the mission, vision, and culture here in a very positive way. This is a salaried full-time position.
 

We are looking for someone:

  • With a deep passion for startups, storytelling and Blavity
  • With a desire to take ownership of work
  • That has strong critical thinking skills
  • With the ability to run in the right direction given a lot of rope
  • With a strong bias for action and making things work 
  • With an unending drive and a thirst to learn
  • That is transparent and honest with excellent communication skills

You'll be expected to be very good at:

  • Leading book-keeping, accounting, and taxes for the company
  • Managing review and maintenance of our capital expenditures, IT needs, and development of policies
  • Managing the preparation of reports and letters to our stakeholders
  • Working directly with founders to develop and manage budgeting, planning, and forecasting models
  • Managing portfolio brand company reporting and data
  • Reviewing all finance, accounting, and HR related procedures while recommending improvements

The minimum requirements are:

  • BA/BS degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 4-8 years of experience as a corporate accountant or in a finance/budgeting function at a startup or tech company
  • Expertise in financial modeling and XLS and highly proficient in PowerPoint
  • CPA or MBA a plus

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