Assistant Controller

Blast Analytics & Marketing

Location: Rocklin, CA | Type: Full Time | Level: Manager/Supervisor

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Works with: CEO, Vice Presidents, Directors, Consultants, Analytics and Reporting Team Members; Other Subject Matter Experts

Position Summary: We are actively seeking a Assistant Controller who can oversee and execute our accounting operations with an understanding of our various clients’ businesses, industries, and environments. Specifically, the Assistant Controller is responsible for hands-on accounting duties, financial planning and analysis and mentoring of staff. Functioning as a key member of our internal team, the Assistant Controller leads all aspects of accounting and supervises the accounting staff including management of workflow, month-end close including all journal entries, financial planning and analysis including comparisons, fluctuation analysis, budget to actual analysis and report findings and recommendations to Leadership. This internal role will help our organization turn financial insights into actionable recommendations to achieve our business goals. This is a full-time opportunity that can work from any of Blast’s Rocklin, location.

Who We Are: Blast Analytics & Marketing is a leading analytics and digital marketing consulting company supporting leaders to EVOLVE their organizations. Through our deep expertise and proven process honed over 18 years working with clients worldwide, we help enterprises transform their data into actionable insights and better decision making — to do more of what works and less of what doesn’t. Our company is driven by smart, talented people who have a strong desire to learn and apply their knowledge, constantly evolving and pushing ourselves each day.

Why Work at Blast: At Blast, we believe in meaningful work. Regardless of role, you'll have the opportunity to Make Your Mark every day, solving challenges and seeing the positive impact of your contributions, as we support leaders to EVOLVE their organizations. Join us to Make Your Mark -- on each other, our clients, our company, our industry, and the community. Ask any employee why they come to work at Blast, and they'll say "to make my mark!" 

To be Successful in this Role:

  • You will leverage your ability to build trust and develop strong personal internal relationships
  • You will “Make Your Mark” in accounting and deliver meaningful results for leadership that meet or exceed our goals (i.e. maximizing the value of strategy and execution)
  • You will provide in-depth accounting operations & practices
  • You will evolve your intellectual curiosity and learning to help drive company and client success

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the accounting staff including management of workflow, promoting a fun team environment and on-the-job training
  • Primary responsibility for the month-end close including all journal entries
  • Performance of high level reconciliations and review of all other reconciliations
  • Review the work of the accounting staff, including accounts payables and receivables, account reconciliations, fixed asset tracking and review of expense and credit card reimbursements
  • Perform all financial planning and analysis including comparisons, fluctuation analysis, budget to actual analysis and report findings and recommendations to CEO
  • Generate, manage and oversee performance of timely and accurate financial reporting and reconciliations
  • Assist with payroll processing (2x per month through third party payroll processor)
  • Assist with creation and monitoring of company budgets including evaluation of financial statement metrics and KPIs
  • Assist Leadership with financial reporting and analysis including providing recommendations for business improvement
  • Assist in preparing monthly management financial packages and other management reports as necessary

Flex Your Skills With:

  • Proficiency in Quickbooks, ADP, Salesforce, & John Hancock systems
  • A fundamental understanding of cash to accrual accounting practices
  • Extensive usage of Google Product Suite (e.g. Gmail, Docs, Sheets, etc.) and Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

General Qualifications:

  • Motivated and passionate with ability to work independently and as part of the team
  • A quick learner and self-starter
  • ​Strong understanding of accounting for services industry
  • Experience with harvest, forecast, and Confluence tools
  • Strong financial analysis skills
  • Creative, forward thinking and adaptable
  • Progressive and open minded to new ideas including proposing process improvements

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or any equivalent combination of education and experience in accounting, preferably with companies who have scaled
  • Willingness to learn easy to use tools like Harvest, Forecast, and Confluence
  • Ability to identify financial trends and recommend solutions to leadership
  • Confidence in using online analytical and reporting tools to analyze, interpret, draw conclusions, summarize, and present information clearly
  • High energy, high integrity individual who can simultaneously drive change while fostering teamwork

Are You a Fit?

Blast Analytics & Marketing is a small (40 plus persons) yet rapidly growing company that is continuously inspired to learn and tackle challenges in digital analytics and marketing. To get an idea of whether or not you would be a fit within our culture, please review our core values.

Compensation & Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary based on experience, Blast offers extensive benefits for full-time employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off, a 401(k) plan, and much more. We provide a supportive, challenging, and fun work environment to ensure teamwork, productivity, and employee happiness.

How to Apply

If you like what you’ve read thus far, please complete the application form and submit your cover letter and resume in .PDF format. ​ We read cover letters and weigh them heavily in our decision to consider an applicant.​ We are not interested in placement agencies or companies at this time.
Blast Analytics & Marketing is an “at will” employer. Compensation, benefits, and job descriptions are subject to change based upon individual performance and business conditions.

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