Corporate Controller

Trulieve Lakeland, FL Full-time
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Position Overview Trulieve is looking for a Corporate Controller to fill a key role within the Finance team. The position will oversee all Accounting operations, Technical Accounting and External Reporting for a public cannabis company. The role will closely interface with Investor Relations and all functions of the organization, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer. Responsibilities Lead the preparation and timely filing of all public filings for a growing public cannabis company (10-Q, 10-K, 8-K and other SEC related filings) Running the close (in conjunction with current interim and future perm Assistant Controller) Prepare financial statements. Oversee External Reporting – K’s, Q’s, SEC Checklists (as you know this role is currently open). We are absorbing with current Controller. Technical Accounting Research Oversee SOX program – we are in first year of SOX this year (2021) Key liaison with External and outsourced Internal Auditors (SOX consultants) Audit Committee presentations Engaging, leading and motivating staff – the vision is for this role to ensure “no surprises”, close accurately and on time every time (to be able to get at numbers early to get to operational leaders to make necessary business decisions) and eventually leverage staff to execute while being strategic as part of an expanding org. Lead research of technical accounting matters and prepare accounting memos and position papers Assessment of impact all new accounting standards and implementation of necessary procedures and controls to adopt if applicable. Oversee entire Accounting function, inclusive of directly supervising Assistant Controller, Accounting Manager and External Reporting Manager Lead Payroll, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions Additional Responsibilities Direct and ensure a timely monthly and quarterly close process to issue timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement in accordance with IFRS and US GAAP and internal management reporting requirements. Ensure completeness and accuracy of all financial accounts. Lead the consolidation of all company subsidiaries. Maintenance of financial dashboards and other internal trackers and management reporting Lead tax compliance and coordinate taxes with outsourced provider Oversee all accounting policies, procedures, and systems. Ensure a strong internal control environment and be a key driver in getting the company SOX compliant. Internal lead for the Company SOX program Primary Investors Relations contact in the preparation of materials for the quarterly earnings call and press release Preparation of Audit Committee presentations on monthly, quarterly and annual results Primary point of contact and lead liaison with all external and internal auditors Ensure all reconciliations and analyses within the group are SOX-ready and ready to be reviewed by external auditors. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, participating in special projects, system enhancements or ad-hoc analyses as assigned. Position Requirements Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting CPA required. Minimum of 12 years of progressive experience in public/private accounting and corporate accounting, including experience in the preparation of financial statements, consolidations, income tax accounting and managing an Accounting Department. Minimum 2 years public accounting experience Extensive external reporting experience Extensive Sarbanes Oxley experience Previous supervisor experience Ability to mentor and train staff Up to date with current GAAP standards Extensive experience working with both internal and external auditors. Demonstrated success working both individually and within a team in a fast-paced, high-volume, deadline-oriented environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness. Knowledge of accounting software and systems is preferred (SAP is a big plus) Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, to work effectively cross-functionally and with subsidiaries. Advanced proficiency in Excel (i.e., pivot tables, VLookups, etc.) Self-starter and able to quickly learn new responsibilities. High attention to detail required