Assistant Controller

Remote Playa Vista, CA

The Honest Company has kicked off a search for an Assistant Controller! We’re looking for a highly-organized, accountable (pun intended) team player who operates with efficiency, urgency, and discipline.

What you’ll do:

  • Direct and oversee all aspects of the close process including recording Revenue, Cost of Sales and other general accounting functions
  • Manage quarter review process and year-end audit by ensuring PBC schedules are accurate and delivered to external auditor on time
  • Lead month-end close meetings and oversee account variance analysis performed by team
  • Review all key balance sheet reconciliations and ensure timely completion
  • Generate analytic analyses to validate asset and liability account trends
  • Prepare schedules and provide input on public filings including 10-Qs and annual 10-K filing
  • Manage the direct work of the Revenue, Inventory/Cost Accounting and General Accounting teams
  • Lead effort to identify and create efficiencies in general accounting functions
  • Oversee all cash operations including investment, credit facility and payment approvals
  • Work closely with Director of External Reporting and Internal Controls to document key controls and to evaluate controls over financial reporting
  • Create and/or prepare ad hoc reports for Controller and CFO
  • Build positive team morale and ensure appropriate resources on team to align with close and accounting work streams

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or finance
  • CPA required
  • 10 – 15 years of accounting experience, preferably in a public company
  • Public accounting experience with top tier firm
  • Experience building and managing highly efficient teams
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, general accounting processes and internal controls, including practical application of new accounting pronouncements
  • Experience with top tier ERP and related reporting applications
  • Strong leader who excels in a fast paced, changing environment

Bonus points for:

  • MBA
  • Experience implementing internal controls or Sarbanes Oxley

Benefits & Perks

We offer a competitive benefits package including comprehensive health and wellness coverage, 401k with company match, wellness incentives including a monthly fitness reimbursement and onsite fitness classes, options for education reimbursement, and a discount on all products. We value work-life balance and offer a generous and flexible vacation policy. Thinking about adding little ones to your family? Honest offers generous maternity and paternity leave. We love the furry kids too and offer pet insurance so your companions are well taken care of.


California Privacy Rights Notice for Californian Job Applicants and Prospective Talent

Effective Date: January 1, 2020

Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), The Honest Company, Inc. (“Honest” or “us” or “we”) is required to inform California residents who are our job applicants or prospective talent (together “job applicants” or “you”) about the categories of personal information we may collect about you and the purposes for which we use this information. Click here if you are a California resident to read disclosures required by the CCPA. Note this notice applies only to personal information that is subject to the CCPA. 

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  • Telephone number
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  • Internal research for technological improvement; and
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