Controller

Finance Team | San Francisco

Ellation, Inc. is a transformative entertainment company and home of industry-leading platforms Crunchyroll and VRV. Crunchyroll is the world’s largest destination for anime and manga, boasting a global community of more than 25 million registered users and over 1 million subscribers. VRV is a fast-growing entrant in the SVOD space and is an audience-focused aggregation platform featuring premium SVOD channels including Crunchyroll, Funimation, Rooster Teeth, and Shudder.

We’re looking for a Financial Controller to join our team in San Francisco. Our offices in San Francisco, Tokyo, and Chișinău develop the product, design, engineering, marketing and content for Crunchyroll and VRV -- we are media and technology experts, and we lead with our digital-first DNA to create experiences for our passionate communities.  

Responsibilities:

  • Lead all accounting functions, including cash management, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, royalties, revenue, GL, and all regulatory reporting requirements
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting, including compliance with GAAP and regulatory requirements
  • Stay abreast of regulatory developments and industry best practices
  • Lead the development and improvement of processes and procedures to establish and reinforce internal control for accurate financial statement reporting
  • Coordinate all audit activity, including annual financial and contract audits
  • Manage timely filing of all required tax returns and other statutory filings
  • Manage the resolution of complex accounting issues by preparing accounting memos detailing significant transactions/practices
  • Implement, and maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures. Continue to improve upon current internal controls, policies and infrastructure to scale with the business
  • Research technical accounting issues and ensure compliance with US GAAP
  • Coordinate with both subsidiaries and parent company to ensure monthly financial reports are accurate and timely
  • Mentor and lead a team of 4 (not including 2 indirect)
  • Assist the Finance team with other ad-hoc projects as needed
  • Report to the Head of Finance

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Public Audit Experience to at least Senior level (Big 4 Preferred)
  • Obtained a CPA License (inactive ok)
  • 10+ years accounting experience
  • 3+ years as Controller or Assistant Controller with supervisory experience
  • Netsuite experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize work
  • Able to work with all levels of management and staff within different departments
  • Attention to detail, organized and high level of accuracy

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care FSA
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Employer paid commuter benefit
  • On-site gym, showers, yoga, and wellness classes
  • Catered lunch and dinner 4 days per week
  • Fun, passionate and skilled co-workers
  • Pet friendly environment - pet insurance and dog friendly office

 

*Please beware of recent scams to online job seekers. Those applying to our job openings will only be contacted directly from @crunchyroll.com and @ellation.com email accounts. If you have any questions of the authenticity of an Ellation or Crunchyroll job offer, please contact jobs@crunchyroll.com before giving away any personal information.

About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is the world’s largest destination for anime and manga, boasting a global community of more than 25 million registered users and over 1 million subscribers. Fans connect through the most complete anime library including "Naruto Shippuden," "Attack on Titan," and “Dragon Ball Super,” events such as Crunchyroll Movie Nights, Crunchyroll News, and can purchase related merchandise through its online store. Through its app on game consoles, set-top boxes, mobile devices and more, Crunchyroll delivers content from leading media producers directly to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages. The service is available for free or through a premium offering that allows users to watch ad-free with access to simulcasts—top series available immediately after Japanese broadcast.

Fans can also view Crunchyroll on VRV, an audience-focused aggregation platform featuring premium SVOD channels and a curated house channel, VRV Select.

About Ellation

Ellation, Inc. is a transformative entertainment company and home of industry-leading platforms Crunchyroll and VRV. With majority investment from Otter Media, a joint-venture between AT&T and The Chernin Group, Ellation operates at the intersection of technology and media to redefine the next wave of media interaction and consumption -- breaking down barriers to content experiences for passionate fans around the world. Ellation’s offices in San Francisco, Tokyo, and Chișinău develop the product, design, engineering, marketing and content that brings our communities of passionate fans together.  

About VRV

VRV is a leading audience-focused aggregation platform featuring premium SVOD channels including Crunchyroll, Funimation, Rooster Teeth, and Shudder, alongside a curated house channel, VRV Select. Created to provide fans with a next-gen entertainment experience, VRV offers immersive content experiences in a digitally-driven environment via bundled subscription, a la carte subscription, or ad-supported options. As a platform, VRV helps partners extend their reach and distribute their premium content through a high-quality, branded experience on mobile, web, and popular living room devices.