Director of Accounting

Posted on 4/16/2024

Golden Hippo

Golden Hippo

201-500 employees

Vertically-integrated marketer of health products

Consumer Goods


Canoga Park, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Demonstrated track record of setting and driving ambitious targets in a fast-paced growth environment
  • Analytical ability to identify root causes and solutions
  • Expert knowledge of US GAAP
  • Exceptional project management, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Roll up your sleeves approach and attention to detail
  • Effective interpersonal skills with all levels
  • Positive attitude and comfortable with change and ambiguity
  • 10+ years of progressive accounting experience with at least $500M in revenue
  • 3+ years leading a team of Managers
  • Strong working knowledge of NetSuite or other large ERP system
  • Advanced Excel knowledge
  • Experience with E-commerce (B2C), CPG, and fast-paced startup environments
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Big 4 or Top 10 National Public Accounting Audit Background
  • Obtaining a CPA or MBA in relevant field
  • Experienced Public Accounting Manager in a similar industry
  • Lead an efficient 5-day or less close process
  • Prepare / Review reconciliations of large data sets from different platforms
  • Analyze B/S & P&L accounts, schedules, journal entries, and provide guidance
  • Oversee Revenues, Receivables, Inventory, Cost of Sales, Cost Accounting, Advertising, and Leases
  • Lead the adoption of new accounting guidelines in accordance with GAAP
  • Be the point person with external auditors and prepare financial statements
  • Produce Monthly financial reports to business units
  • Lead systems integration, customization, and other projects
  • Lead accounting review and project management meetings with the team
  • Direct and manage departmental staff through goal setting and coaching
  • Support leadership in advancing the company's goals and objectives
  • Provide monthly explanations to Finance on flux and budget vs. actuals

Golden Hippo distinguishes itself in the health, beauty, and pet care sectors through its expertise in vertically-integrated marketing and focus on high-quality products. It fosters a stimulating work environment where creativity in content creation and smart marketing strategies are at the core. This approach not only educates consumers about smarter health choices but also provides a rich ground for professional growth in cutting-edge marketing techniques and product development.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Los Angeles, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Flexible work arrangements

Employee stock ownership plan

Global charity impact

Generous matching 401k plan

Room for growth & results-based pay increases

Recognition programs

Company events

Free on-site gym & fully-stocked kitchen