COMPANY OVERVIEW

Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Cresco is built to become the most important company in the cannabis industry by combining the most strategic geographic footprint with one of the leading distribution platforms in North America. Employing a consumer-packaged goods (“CPG”) approach to cannabis, Cresco’s house of brands is designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and includes some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, Remedi and Mindy’s, a line of edibles created by James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal. Sunnyside*, Cresco’s national dispensary brand is a wellness-focused retailer designed to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco has launched the industry’s first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative designed to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work in and own businesses in the cannabis industry. 

MISSION STATEMENT

At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.

JOB SUMMARY

Cresco Labs is seeking a Senior Manager, Finance Systems and Integration to join our corporate finance team in Chicago, IL. This individual will report to the Assistant Controller – Technical Accounting, Reporting and Integrations and will be responsible for overseeing Cresco’s accounting systems and the accounting implementation of a new consolidation system. This individual will also serve as the finance representative in integration of new markets and newly acquired businesses, overseeing the accounting on-boarding thereof. Responsibilities will include ensuring proper integration of all financial information for newly acquired companies, as well as supporting the PMO office with disseminating accounting and finance SOPs. Key interfaces are: legacy Cresco accounting and consolidation team, data analytics team, business development and integration (PMO) team, FP&A, tax team, treasury team, and other functions as needed; acquired company contacts across the previously stated functions; internal and external IT and financial software vendor contacts.

CORE JOB DUTIES

  • Oversee implementation of additional/updated accounting modules and add-on reporting systems, particularly managing the accounting implementation of a new consolidation system and assisting in the implementation of a new ERP system
  • Mapping of chart of accounts and reporting structures to enable both internal and external reporting
  • Drive the continuous improvement of processes and procedures as the company expands in both new and established markets 
  • Assist with on-boarding acquisitions and oversee the integration of financial information
  • Work directly with the PMO office as liaison for financial work-streams and project reporting for integrations of new markets and acquired businesses
  • Liaise with the PMO office to define tasks, timetables, resources and budgets for finance work streams relating to such acquisitions
  • Improve and enhance the acquisition financial integration playbook
  • Identify key differences in process, systems or structures and flag to stakeholders
  • Work with FP&A to help align KPIs and metrics for new markets and acquired businesses
  • Work with the data analytics team to source, translate, configure, import and reconcile data, for reporting of key financial and non-financial metrics
  • Build repeatable, consistent process for loading, consolidating and reporting the acquisition’s financials
  • Assist with synergy and integration cost accounting and reporting
  • Assist with the development of business processes and accounting system SOPs to maintain and strengthen internal controls  
  • Support the year-end financial audit and tax preparation process
  • Work cross functionally with company departments and external partners

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business degree with accounting or accounting information systems concentration OR Bachelor’s degree in information technology-related field with accounting/business concentration and/or MBA
  • 8+ years accounting and/or finance information systems experience
  • Heavy experience with financial systems required (i.e., advanced user of MS Excel, ERP, database, financial analysis, and consolidations systems)
  • M&A integration experience highly preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience managing complex, dynamic and challenging projects, including creation and implementation of project plans
  • Experience engaging/managing/consulting multiple key stakeholders with demonstrated hands-on delivery approach
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, networking skills, positive attitude and interpersonal skills
  • Commercial awareness and experience working with business partners at varied levels in the organization
  • Ability to thrive within a post-start up, fast-paced, global public company environment
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and change; able to act as a change agent
  • Ability to absorb and summarize complex or diverse information

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
  • Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Cresco Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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