Ranker is hiring a

Head of Finance and Accounting

Los Angeles, United States

Ranker.com, a Quantcast Top 50 site is the leading platform for crowdsourced rankings across pop culture, sports and just about everything else anyone cares about.  We have more than 35 million unique visitors per month and generate 500 million pageviews. We are venture-backed, growing rapidly and building out the team that’ll make us one of the most popular and profitable businesses in the digital world.

A key executive of our team is the Head of Finance and Accounting. This is a multi-faceted support role keeping our business humming along on a day-to-day basis.  We’re looking for someone adept at a range of duties, including finance, office administration, HR and contract review.  

As our Head of Finance and Accounting, you will be:

  • Executing day to day accounting operations which include, but are not limited to, accounts payable, accruals, prepaid, payroll, cash, general ledger daily, monthly and year-end procedures.
  • Managing financial projections, cap table, and all associated documents (e.g. stock option grants)
  • Working with third-party vendors for payroll and benefits administration, including onboarding and offboarding
  • Assisting with board reporting and investor requirements, including the financial portion of board packages.
  • Ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal governmental reporting requirements, including business licensure, registration, tax compliance

We’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience working in both accounting/controller and financial planning & analysis (FP&A) functions
  • Experience with payroll and benefits administration
  • Solid experience preparing financial documents to comply with investor requirements and debt covenants
  • Solid experience in handling the day-to-day operations of an accounting department.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance

Bonus points for:

  • Experience working for a technology startup, particularly during a funding, M&A, and/or liquidity event
  • CPA and 2+ years of public accounting experience

What’s in it for you:

  • Be part of fast-growing, mid-stage startup with incredible growth opportunities
  • Competitive compensation including salary, bonuses, and meaningful equity
  • Flexible work hours, including the ability to work from home
  • Full benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off
  • Work in a very casual workplace conveniently located in the Mid-Wilshire district, minutes from Beverly Hills, Miracle Mile, and the 10 Freeway

About Ranker:

Ranker is a data-driven media company, the #1 online destination for opinion-based, crowdsourced rankings of everything. The company's technology is centered on user engagement, turning its lists into the “best possible rankings” via the wisdom of crowds. A Quantcast Top 50 site, Ranker attracts more than 35 million monthly unique visitors, and outperforms almost every other publisher in time-on-site per visit. As a result, Ranker is a treasure-trove of consumer sentiment data with more than 250 million votes gathered to date on over 100,000 unique items, generating a deep and precise interest graph which the company is launching as a b2b tool in 2016 to augment the existing ad-based business. Ranker is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.


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