Finance Team | San Francisco

Do you have a love for great video content? Do you want to be part of the next evolution of technology and media? Here is your chance to work at a fun, rapidly growing tech-startup in the heart of San Francisco. Ellation/Crunchyroll is looking for a Controller. As senior leader at an emerging company, you will have the ability to truly make a strong impact on the company and help it grow.


  • Lead all accounting functions, including cash management, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, royalties, revenue, GL, and all regulatory reporting requirements
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting, including compliance with GAAP and regulatory requirements. Stay abreast of regulatory developments and industry best practices.
  • Lead the development and improvement of processes and procedures to establish and reinforce internal control for accurate financial statement reporting
  • Coordinate all audit activity, including annual financial and contract audits. Manage timely filing of all required tax returns and other statutory filings
  • Manage the resolution of complex accounting issues by preparing accounting memos detailing significant transactions/practices
  • Implement, and maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures. Continue to improve upon current internal controls, policies and infrastructure to scale with the business
  • Research technical accounting issues and ensure compliance with US GAAP
  • Coordinate with both subsidiaries and parent company to ensure monthly financial reports are accurate and timely
  • Mentor and lead a team of 4(not including 2 indirect)
  • Assist the Finance team with other ad-hoc projects as needed
  • Report to the Head of Finance


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Public Audit Experience to at least Senior level (Big 4 Preferred)
  • Obtained a CPA License (inactive ok)
  • 10+ years accounting experience
  • 3+ years as Controller or Assistant Controller with supervisory experience
  • Netsuite experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize work
  • Able to work with all levels of management and staff within different departments
  • Attention to detail, organized and high level of accuracy
  • Must be hands-on and roll up sleeves on a regular basis
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, and Commuter benefits
  • Fun, passionate and skilled co-workers
  • Catered lunch and dinner 4x/week
  • Pet friendly environment


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About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is a leading global destination and platform for Japanese anime and Asian content. Through applications including Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, Playstation®3, Playstation®4, Xbox LIVE®, AppleTV, Roku, Internet-enabled TVs, set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, Crunchyroll delivers more than 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers direct to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages within minutes of TV broadcast.  The company was founded in 2006 and now has over 700,000 paid subscribers and is a Top 10 SVOD service.

About Ellation, Inc. (General)

Ellation is a leading OTT video business committed to building premium video experiences for passionate superfans and creating a more sustainable direct-to-consumer business model for content creators and programmers. Ellation operates the anime streaming platform Crunchyroll, the crafting site Creativebug, and the recently launched VRV, a curated multi-channel platform for fans of animation, games, sci-fi, fantasy, comedy, horror, and technology.

Ellation is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and is funded by Otter Media, a Joint Venture between The Chernin Group and AT&T.