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Controller

Remote (Irvine, CA)

Weedmaps is seeking a Controller to help lead the financial accounting and reporting function of the company. The Controller will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer and supports management by providing accurate and timely information for operational and strategic decision making, as well as purposes of compliance with external reporting obligations.


The impact you'll make:

  • Responsible for overseeing all the daily accounting activities of the company, including general ledger, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
  • Oversee month-end and quarter-end close process including journal entries, account reconciliations, flux analysis and financial statement preparation to ensure accounts are timely and accurately reconciled, reported and in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Responsible for managing the company’s cash position, reviewing the weekly cash analysis and payment list.
  • Manage the preparation of monthly executive financial reporting packages.
  • Assist in preparing the quarterly and annual SEC filings of the company.
  • Coordinate with internal auditors to design, implement, and perform testing of internal controls for SOX compliance.
  • Responsible for accounting of the Company’s employee stock option plans.
  • Assist in preparing and coordinating audits and reviews by the external auditors.
  • Support compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements and tax filings.
  • Ensure compliant operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve reporting and company efficiency.
  • Assist with process improvement and automation across all areas of accounting and finance.
  • Identify cost savings, mitigate risks and opportunities throughout the close processes.
  • Perform and document technical accounting research.
  • Assist leadership in leading, directing, and organizing the work of the accounting & finance team.
  • Provide training and mentorship to staff in order to promote advancement and achievement of company goals.


What you've accomplished:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required; CPA licensed or equivalent preferred.
  • 8+ years of finance and accounting experience with increasing levels of responsibility with experience overseeing the accounting function.
  • 3+ years public accounting experience required.
  • SEC reporting experience from public accounting or private industry.
  • Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and policies and procedures for financial record keeping and reporting.
  • Demonstrated experience working with ERP systems software.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to initiate ideas and implement new processes.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills to work in a fast-paced environment and the ability to prioritize workload.


The base pay range for this position is $180,000.00 to $200,000.00 per year


2024 Benefits for Full Time, Regular Employees:

  • Physical Health benefits: Medical, Dental & Vision:
  • Employee - employer paid premium 100%
  • Company contribution to a HSA when electing the High Deductible Health Plan
  • For plans that offer coverage to your dependents, you pay a small contribution
  • Mental Health benefits:
  • Free access to CALM app for employees and dependents
  • Employee Training
  • Mental Health seminars and Q&A sessions
  • Basic Life & AD&D - employer paid 1x salary up to $250,000
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan (with employer match contribution)
  • Generous PTO, Paid Sick Leave, and Company Holidays
  • Supplemental, voluntary benefits
  • Student Loan Repayment/529 Education Savings - including a company contribution
  • FSA (Medical, Dependent, Transit and Parking)
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Short- and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Family planning/fertility
  • Identity theft protection
  • Legal access to a network of attorneys
  • Paid parental leave


Why Work at Weedmaps?

  • You get to work at the leading technology company in the cannabis industry
  • You get to play a meaningful role in helping to advance cannabis causes, including helping improve the lives of patients who rely on the benefits of cannabis
  • You get an opportunity to shape the future of the cannabis industry
  • You get to work on challenging issues in a collaborative environment that encourages you to do your best 
  • You get to work in a casual and fun environment; no fancy clothes required, but you are free to dress to the nines!
  • Generous PTO and company holidays
  • Numerous opportunities and tools to learn and grow your professional skills
  • Endless opportunities to network and connect with other Weedmappers through speaker series, Employee Resource Groups, happy hours, team celebrations, game nights, and much more!


Weedmaps is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. The Company prohibits unlawful discrimination against employees or applicants based on race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion and religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, military status, veteran status, uniformed service member status, sexual orientation, transgender identity, citizenship status, pregnancy, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.


The Company also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.


Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit


Applicants are entitled to reasonable accommodations under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state/local laws, unless the accommodation presents undue hardship. Please email us at peopleoperations at weedmaps.com if you would like to confidentially discuss a potential accommodation during the interview process.


WM Technology, Inc.’s mission is to power a transparent and inclusive global cannabis economy. Now in its second decade, WM Technology has been a driving force behind much of the legislative change we’ve seen in the past 10 years.


Founded in 2008, WM Technology, is a leading technology and software infrastructure provider to the cannabis industry, comprising a B2C platform, Weedmaps, and B2B software, WM Business. The cloud-based SaaS solutions from WM Business provide an end-to-end operating system for cannabis retailers. WM Business’ tools support compliance with the complex, disparate, and constantly evolving regulations applicable to the cannabis industry. Through its website and mobile apps, WM Technology provides consumers with the latest information about cannabis retailers, brands, and products, facilitating product discovery and driving engagement with our retail and brand customers.


WM Technology holds a strong belief in the power of cannabis and the importance of enabling safe, legal access to consumers worldwide. Since inception, WM Technology has worked tirelessly, not only to become the most comprehensive platform for consumers, but to build the software solutions that power businesses compliantly in the space, to advocate for legalization, social equity, and licensing in many jurisdictions, and to facilitate further learning through partnering with subject matter experts on providing detailed, accurate information about the plant.


Headquartered in Irvine, California, WM Technology supports remote work for all eligible employees. Visit us at www.weedmaps.com.


Notice to prospective Weedmaps job applicants:

Our team has been made aware of incidents involving LinkedIn, Telegram, and Facebook accounts impersonating Weedmaps recruiters. These individuals are attempting to use our company name to solicit payment from prospective candidates interested in applying for jobs at our company.


Our team is actively working to combat these attempts, but in the meantime, please be mindful of the following:

  • Our recruiters will always communicate with candidates through an @weedmaps.com email address.
  • CORRECT: [email protected]
  • INCORRECT: [email protected]
  • Our recruiters will NEVER ask for or attempt to solicit payment from applicants in order to apply, interview, or work for Weedmaps.
  • If you are interested in a role at Weedmaps, please apply through our established channels.


If you are unsure if a communication is legitimate, please contact our recruitment team at [email protected] and they will happily confirm for you. Thank you for your vigilance and we appreciate your interest in working with us!  

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