Controller Job Opening – Coconut Bliss, Eugene, OR

November 24th 2020

Job Title: Controller

Location: Bliss Unlimited Headquarters in Eugene, OR
Shift: M – F 9am-5pm+(45+ hours/week)
FLSA: Exempt

Timeline: Open until filled, we will begin reviewing applications after 11/19/2020
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At Coconut Bliss, our vision is Blissful Experiences for All Beings. Our mission is to embody integrity through inspirational business practices and exceptional plant-based creations. We make organic, dairy-free frozen desserts that taste good without making you feel bad. We are a small team of dedicated people who enjoy working hard and having fun together. We are always striving to have a harmonious working environment that is open and collaborative. We are looking for a long-term addition to our Bliss family who is also interested in helping to co-create an overall “State of Bliss”.

Coconut Bliss is looking for a Controller who is passionate about embracing, upholding and supporting the companies’ core values and culture. The individual must demonstrate strong coaching, organizational and collaboration skills. An experienced individual with strong ethics and communication skills is favored for this role. The Controller should naturally be efficient and accurate, dedicated to continuous improvement, and be completely trustworthy.

The Controller leads and directs the Company’s financial planning, budgeting, cash flow management and financial reporting, in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles). This person actively seeks and drives improvement of processes, systems, and regular, collaborative communication resulting in the overall fiscal health of the business. The Controller supervises the Accounting Team, coaching each member toward stellar performance. To be successful in this role, this person will be a proactive individual, passionate about impacting the performance of the top line and the triple bottom line – people, planet, and profit. They will be a high impact, low ego leader in the organization, and have solid work experience that includes small/medium and entrepreneurial type business and manufacturing, food, health or similar industries in the private sector.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Education – Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent, current CPA or have 10 years minimum experience as a Controller with extensive cost accounting & forecasting experience, preferably in Food & Beverage or a related industry.
    • Strong Ethics – including leadership & teamwork skills, stewardship of resources, accountability, discretion and high level of accounting ethics.
    Administrative Requirements – Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks. Proficient with or ability to learn Turnlink, Asana and other software utilized by the Company.
    Strong Accounting, Language, Mathematical, Reasoning and Organizational Skills.
    Physical Demands & Work Environment – Typical of normal office environment; will be described in greater detail during interview process.

Principle Duties

• Contribute to Company Management in Conjunction with Executive Team
• Accounting System Oversight
• Supervise Accounting Staff
• Asset Maintenance
• Internal Reporting
• Ensure Payroll Compliance
• Secure Financing
• Collaborate with CFO to Coordinate Budgeting Process & Manage Company Budget
• External Reporting & GAAP /IRS /State Compliance
• Cost Accounting

(The above list is meant to provide a broad overview. A detailed job description will be provided during the interview process.)


Compensation & Benefits
Coconut Bliss pays fair and living wages for all positions, and provides excellent benefits including medical, vision, and dental insurance, a Health Reimbursement Agreement, paid holidays, a generous paid time off benefit, a 401k with company match, and several perks including all the Coconut Bliss you can eat! We also have an amazing team and a wonderful work environment – we placed 2nd in the 2019 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon. More details about compensation and benefits will be provided during the interview process.

If you have a passion for organic food and sustainability and are excited to work with a growing company that values collaboration, diversity, transparency and integrity, we welcome you to submit a cover letter and resume.

Interested candidates may apply on our career site:

***If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact [email protected] to ask for accommodation or an alternative application process.