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September 25, 2023ControllerWilliamsburg, MI

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Our client a, multi-division cannabis manufacturing company, is looking for a Controller responsible for overseeing and managing the financial operations, reporting, manufacturing costing and compliance of the company. The Controller ensures accurate financial records, monitors financial performance, and provides strategic guidance to support informed decision-making within the organization.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Financial Reporting:
    • Prepare and present accurate and timely financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.  Strong focus on manufacturing and costing required.
    • Ensure compliance with accounting principles, standards, and regulations specific to the cannabis industry.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting:
    • Collaborate with various departments to develop and monitor annual budgets and financial forecasts.
    • Analyze budget variances and provide recommendations for cost control and revenue enhancement.
  • Financial Analysis:
    • Perform financial analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement.
    • Generate financial reports and models to assist senior management in making strategic decisions.
  • Internal Controls:
    • Establish and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure accurate financial reporting.
    • Develop and implement policies and procedures to mitigate financial risks.
  • Compliance:
    • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations governing the cannabis industry's financial operations.
    • Coordinate with external auditors, tax professionals, and regulatory agencies as needed.
  • Manufacturing and Inventory Management:
    • Oversee inventory tracking, valuation, and reporting, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.
    • Collaborate with the operations team to optimize inventory management processes.
  • Team Leadership:
    • Manage and lead the finance and accounting team, including hiring, training, and performance evaluations.
    • Foster a collaborative and productive work environment within the finance department.
  • Cash Management:
    • Monitor cash flow, manage working capital, and optimize liquidity to support business operations.
    • Implement strategies to minimize financial risk and maximize cash reserves.
  • Financial Planning:
    • Assist in strategic planning initiatives by providing financial insights and analysis to guide business growth strategies.
  • Technology and Systems:
    • Oversee the implementation and maintenance of financial systems and software to streamline processes and enhance reporting accuracy. 
    • Strong knowledge of ERP systems required. 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; CPA or CMA designation preferred.
  • Previous experience in a senior financial role, preferably in the cannabis industry or a highly regulated sector.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and accounting principles, especially as they relate to the cannabis industry.
  • Proficiency in financial software, ERP systems, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Ability to navigate complex regulatory environments and maintain compliance.
  • Leadership experience and the ability to manage and motivate a team.
  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities.

Compensation: $140,000 – $150,000

If this sounds like the position you have been waiting for, please apply using the online application or the link below – all inquiries are strictly confidential. Our focus is to assist you to make your best next career move, and we will not use your information for any other purpose.
CannabizTeam is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. TEAM400

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