Executives in Transition

Controller

Schwazze

Controller

The controller position is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

Principal Responsibilities:

Management

Maintains and enforces a documented system of accounting policies and procedures, conform to Sarbanes Oxley.

Manage outsourced functions

Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department’s goals and objectives

Oversee the accounting operations of subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures

Transactions

Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner

Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable

Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly

Process payroll in a timely manner

Ensure that daily bank reconciliations are completed

Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis

Maintain the chart of accounts

Maintain an orderly accounting filing system

Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions

Reporting

Issue timely and complete monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements – internal and external, including meeting all filing SEC requirements. Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report

Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations

Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics

Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management

Provide for a system of management cost reports

Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations

Compliance

Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the quarterly reporting and annual audit.

Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants

Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings including sales tax.

Additional Responsibilities:

Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition

Research technical accounting issues for compliance

Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting

Additional controller duties as necessary

Required Qualifications:
  • Must currently have CPA license
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration, or equivalent business experience
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a company or division of a large corporation
  • Recent SEC preparation and filing experience (10-K, 10-Q, etc.)
  • Technical accounting experience
  • Supervisory experience
Desired Qualification:
  • Experience in manufacturing, mining, or other “tangible” product environments a plus
  • Acquisitions experience a plus
  • Systems implementation experience a plus
  • Experience with company with 3 or more subsidiaries a plus
  • International experience a plus
Working Conditions:

Primarily in an office environment. Will be expected to travel as needed to company subsidiaries, as well as to potential acquirees to conduct due diligence. Periodic weekend or evening work is expected.

Supervises:

All accounting staff.

 

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Who We Are: Schwazze (OTCQX: SHWZ) is executing its vision to become one of the nation’s largest vertically integrated cannabis holding companies by revenue. Upon the completion of its announced acquisitions, its portfolio will consist of top-tier licensed brands spanning cultivation, extraction, infused-product manufacturing, dispensary operations, consulting, and a nutrient line. Schwazze leadership includes Colorado cannabis leaders with proven expertise in product and business development as well as top-tier executives from Fortune 500 companies. As a leading platform for vertical integration, Schwazze is strengthening the operational efficiency of the cannabis industry in Colorado and beyond, promoting sustainable growth and increased access to capital, while delivering best-quality service and products to the end consumer. For more information, please visit our website: www.schwazze.com.

 

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To apply for this job please visit www.schwazze.com.

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