Regional Controller

| Seattle
Funko Overview
Welcome to the Funko-verse, a world built on pure imagination, a land governed by the philosophy that stories matter, a universe comprised of characters from countless fandoms, a galaxy of once upon a times and happily ever afters.
But what does Funko do?
Funko is a purveyor of pop culture, making and selling license-focused collectibles. We’re based in Everett, WA where we have a store that delights kids of all ages (kids at heart included). We currently hold hundreds of licenses for franchises ranging from Marvel to Harry Potter, giving us the rights to create tens of thousands of characters—one of the largest portfolios in the pop culture and collectibles industry. We take your favorite characters and turn them into adorable, or sometimes scary, collectible figures. Our most famous line, Pop! Vinyl, has millions of fans around the world. 
Located in Everett, WA, the Regional Controller is instrumental in the effective management for timely and successful monthly, quarterly and year end closing of the United States financial statements and providing financial analysis of the results. The Regional Controller will be responsible for managing and directing the general ledger, accounts payable and payroll teams. The ideal candidate has a solid understanding of operational accounting and GAAP, a proven ability to create and grow highly effective teams, identify and implement process improvements and drive efficiencies.

Your Superpowers in Action

  • Provide oversight and review of the general accounting staff including supervising, training and developing staff, managing team workload and ensuring timely and accurate month end closing;
  • Review payroll, including driving process change and improvements to ensure compliance provide timely and accurate payroll reporting and information;
  • Drive the monthly close process through timely and accurate review and/or preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and analysis;
  • Ensure preparation and/or guidance for complex monthly calculations/journal entries (such as deferred revenue, inventory reserves and other accruals);
  • Prepare and review monthly general ledger reconciliations and maintain supporting documentation;
  • Analyze monthly variance/operating reports and drive process improvement and operational efficiencies where appropriate;
  • Ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and prepare accounting memos and policies as necessary;
  • Lead process improvements and serve on cross-departmental teams in related areas or specific projects;
  • Lead future ERP migration. Serve as a liaison between the accounting department and the information technology team to ensure systems are updated and supported as needed;
  • Support internal and external audit teams on a quarterly and annual basis;
  • Problem solve and implement process efficiency where possible;
  • Involvement in our growth to international markets and working in a multi-currency environment;
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management

Must-Have Superhero Gadgetry

  • 15+ years of experience in an accounting environment in a consumer products organization.
  • 5+ years of prior supervisory/management experience.
  • BA/BS degree in accounting required.
  • Previous experience with operational accounting experience is required.
  • Manufacturing/inventory related experience is preferred.
  • CPA is preferred.
  • Strong project management ability. Able to act as primary owner of individual projects, analysis and process while working cross functionally outside immediate work group.
  • Good decision making and problem-solving skills. The ability to be innovative and creative in resolving issues and improving systems and/or processes.
  • History and desire to drive efficiencies and process improvements.
  • Ability to interact effectively with different personality styles; must possess confidence in communication style. Excellent team leader. Position will interact with various levels of management and have potential exposure to executives.
  • Critical attention to detail, self-motivated, must be able to prioritize, organize and plan well.
  • Goal oriented with a track record of driving through to completion.
  • Ability to work under pressure, juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills, with the ability and desire to look at innovative options in technology.

What Funko OffersFunko offers a competitive compensation package with full benefits and a 401(K) plan with matching contributions from the company. Most importantly, we offer a creative work environment with people who love pop culture just as much as you do. Can’t wait to gush about your latest binge? Neither can we! Looking for a place where your favorite pop culture t-shirt will receive the compliments it deserves? We know how you feel! Funko is an equal opportunity employer. We know that every superhero has a unique origin story and the diversity of these stories enrich what we do. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Location

2802 Wetmore Avenue, Everett, WA 98201
2802 Wetmore Avenue, Everett, WA 98201

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Onsite Gym
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