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Controller (Director or Sr. Dir)

San Francisco, CA 94104

Posted: 03/01/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 364378

Job Description


  • Own the monthly financial close process and implement required processes and controls to achieve accurate, agile, and efficient financial reporting in accordance with GAAP and ASC 606
  • Hire, train, and manage accounting team to build a bestin-class accounting organization
  • Oversee all accounts receivable, payables, and payroll activities
  • Own the accounting technology stack (ERP, payroll, invoicing, payments, etc.), including new implementations and ongoing process improvements
  • Memorialize accounting policies, procedures, and controls; research technical accounting matters and stay current on GAAP developments
  • Drive process improvement and automation efforts to streamline accounting operations and collaborate with various business partners to identify areas of improvement
  • Ensure compliance with laws and regulations with legal support, e.g. monitoring state and local registrations for payroll and sales taxes
  • Assist in development of financial projections and budgeting; manage expense approvals in accordance with budgeting
  • Review contract language and payment terms for vendor relationships across the business
  • Manage external service providers for accounting (audit), tax, insurance, and related services
  • Administer cash investment strategy and implementation
  • Participate in ad hoc and new initiatives as needed

  • Honesty, integrity, and accountability are paramount
  • Team player with a positive attitude, effective at handling multiple competing priorities, and enthusiastic about building a quickly scaling vertical software business
  • Expert understanding of, and experience applying, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in software businesses
  • Adept at developing process-based solutioning in a dynamic environment
  • Extremely detail-oriented, curious, and diligent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • 10+ years of relevant experience is required, including (i) public accounting at a nationally recognized firm, and (ii) corporate accounting at high growth software businesses
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or economics is required
  • CPA license is required
  • Prior experience managing financial audit and corporate tax filings is required
  • Prior working knowledge of NetSuite is preferred
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