Controller/Director of Finance

Company: Squishable Job Category: Controller Employment Type: Hybrid Job Location: Washington, D.C. , US Apply Now

Squishable is a close-knit team of designers, artists, pop culture-fanatics, and lovers of all things adorable. Together we create the cutest, cuddliest, (and sometimes downright unusual) plush and lifestyle products in the world. With the millions-strong Squishable fan community cheering us on (and a lot of cupcakes, coffee, and karaoke) we make people say "awww." Our offices are in a sunny Soho loft in NYC, and downtown Washington DC.

What does this position do?

The Controller/Director of Finance position works with the Chief of Operations to oversee the financial operations of our growing business! 



Oversees the entire bookkeeping & finance function of the organization, including managing a team of in-house and outsourced bookkeeping, A/R and A/P staff

Responsible for day-to-day higher-level complex bookkeeping and accounting tasks

Creates workflows and best practice processes to handle high volumes of cash and credit card sales transactions

Ensures proper maintenance of the accounting functions in Netsuite, Squishable's ERP system

Reports sales & use tax to multiple jurisdictions

Manage the data flow between numerous payment processing systems, including Square, Stripe, CyberSource, and Paymentech and Netsuite

Prepares and communicates of monthly and annual financial statements

Oversees cash flow planning and ensures availability of funds as needed

Oversees financing strategies/activities and banking relationships

Assesses existing operations for opportunities to automate processes, presents to firm leadership compelling ROI analyses to support proposed automation efforts, and oversees projects to successful implementation

Ensures maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures

Ensures legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions

Other financial duties as determined by the needs of the organization

What else?

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Management, or a related field

Demonstrates strong communication (verbal and written) skills and is able to positively influence behaviors and outcomes

Exceptional attention to detail and a work ethic based upon a strong desire to exceed expectations

Experience managing and leading a direct team

At least three years experience managing a financial function using Netsuite or similar GAAP-certified accounting software

Other nice to haves:

Previous experience with multi-store brick & mortar retail and B2B/wholesale trade preferred

Strong analytical skills for detailed account reconciliations

Comfort with ambiguity and creative problem-solving

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

This pay for this position is between $110,000 - $130,000. 

At, Inc. we value, celebrate, and support diversity and inclusivity across our community and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skillsets. We do not discriminate against any applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

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