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Accounting & Finance
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023


Ghost is the marketplace that connects leading retail brands to surplus distribution partners. We combine real-time data with intelligent solutions to help brands distribute their surplus inventory across online and brick & mortar channels. By providing transparency, accuracy, and scalability, the Ghost platform serves as the backbone for retailers to diversify and optimize their inventory lifecycle.


As the Financial Controller, you will be a key leader within our finance department, overseeing all aspects of financial management and reporting. Your expertise in financial analysis, compliance, and strategy will play a crucial role in driving informed decision-making and optimizing our financial performance. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, guiding them to achieve our financial goals and maintaining our high standards of financial integrity.


  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the finance department, including accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Lead the month-end and year-end closing processes, ensuring timely and accurate financial statements.
  • Prepare and present financial reports, analysis, and insights to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Develop and implement financial policies, procedures, and internal controls to safeguard company assets and maintain compliance.
  • Oversee accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger functions to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and monitor financial budgets and forecasts, providing strategic financial guidance.
  • Conduct financial analysis and variance assessments to identify areas for improvement and cost optimization.
  • Work closely with external auditors, tax advisors, and regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with all financial and legal requirements.
  • Monitor cash flow, liquidity, and working capital, implementing strategies to maintain a strong financial position.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the finance team, fostering a culture of collaboration and professional growth.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field; CPA designation preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in finance and accounting, with at least 3 years of management experience
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles, financial reporting standards, and regulatory compliance.
  • Proven track record of managing financial operations, month-end closing, and financial statement preparation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide actionable insights.
  • Excellent communication and presentation abilities, capable of conveying financial information to non-financial stakeholders.
  • High level of proficiency in financial software and ERP systems; experience with NetSuite or similar platforms is a plus.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and maintaining financial integrity.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, adapting to changing business needs.