Job Opportunities

Corporate Controller

Redwood City, CA (On-site)

Positive attitude and a growth mindset with the opportunity to become VP of Finance in a dynamic, growing California omnichannel wine vendor!

Our client is a highly recognized wine retailer with locations in the SF Bay Area and Los Angeles area with a strong online presence driving sales for in-store pick-up and shipping and delivery services.

HardestyLLC is seeking an experienced Financial Controller, who can grow into a VP of Finance role, to undertake all aspects of financial management. The controller will also have input into major strategic decisions regarding the growth of the firm.

This role is a hands-on financial executive owner/operator who wants to “own the financial process”: drive the monthly close and annual audit; build, teach, and train GAAP procedures, develop and manage staff; improve systems including enhancing system integrations and/or prepare for implementation and transform the financials into an operational tool.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee all matters related to accounting, including preparing monthly financial statements and managing accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, inventory accounting, revenue recognition, and payroll functions
  • Perform treasury responsibilities and manage banking relationships
  • Drive monthly close, improve the time to close, increase efficiency, and transform into a useful tool for operations and management
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of business-level and consolidated budgets and financial forecasts, tracking, and adjusting performance variances as needed
  • Coordinate the preparation of reporting to lenders and covenant compliance
  • Perform and manage Financial Planning and Analysis


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Accounting
  • 7+ years of accounting experience
  • CPA required

Seniority Level: Executive

Employment Type: Full-time

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Landing a great job is one thing. Loving it is another. That’s why we take special care to match our Partners with the position best suited for their unique skills and experience. If you’re a proven CFO or senior-level corporate finance executive interested in joining Hardesty’s nationwide network of “A-List” talent, send us your resume. We’ll be sure to reach out when a great opportunity – customized for you – becomes available.

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Types of Positions

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Our most experienced and accomplished executives, Hardesty CFO Partners typically fit the professional profile described below:

  • 20 – 25 years of financial leadership experience, most of that at the C Suite-level
  • Manager/partner experience with larger public accounting firms and/or experience as an investment banker
  • CPA and/or MBA
  • Experience with private-equity owned and private middle-market companies
  • Experience working with companies at key inflection points in their business cycles, including:
    • rapid growth
    • building infrastructure
    • fixing the capital structure and developing management teams
    • capital raising with venture capital, private equity, private placements and IPO
    • mergers, acquisitions and divestitures on both the buy and sell side
    • turnarounds, including taking firms in/out of bankruptcy

    If these skills sets describe you, please take a moment to fill out the form below. One of our Managing Partners will contact you when the right opportunity surfaces.

Interim & Permanent

If you’re a finance professional looking for a new opportunity – and have at least 5+ years of experience – we want to know about you. Our permanent placement and interim consulting searches typically include the following types of roles:

  • CFO
  • VP Finance
  • Controller
  • Director of Financial Planning &
  • Analysis
  • Financial Analyst
  • Accounting Manager

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Emerging Growth

Our Emerging Growth practice presents unique opportunities for people interested in the fast paced world of rapid growth companies. Many of our needs are part-time with flexible hours. We are actively looking for the following types of professionals:

  • Part-time controllers
  • Part-time strategic advisors/CFOs
  • Board directors
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