Controller

Job description

Location: Palo Alto, California

Responsibilities

  • Own all of the accounting, month-end close process and related reporting, including revenue recognition, general ledger, accounts payable, payroll, taxes, etc.
  • Coordinate and supervise local and foreign external accounting/finance resources, to optimize coverage for all accounting/finance functions.
  • Get the financials compliant with GAAP, specifically ASC606
  • Preparation of consolidated monthly and quarterly financial statements.
  • Preparation of monthly lender compliance reports.
  • Direct activities related to efficient cash collection and vendor payments and overall cash management.
  • Oversee all audits, including financial, tax, bank, etc.
  • Drive process and systems automation to help the company scale efficiently
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government and reporting requirements.
  • Review vendor contracts and agreements for appropriate accounting treatment and deal structure
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Document and/or update standard policies and procedures as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • 7+ years in related experience
  • Required bachelor’s degree in finance / Accounting; CPA strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in GAAP and other accounting and auditing standards
  • Experience in Software as a Service business, and strong knowledge in Revenue Recognition
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills, ability to convey financials in a clear fashion
  • Ability to manage a complex set of objectives and team goals in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience implementing systems and automation to drive efficiencies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and strong ethical standards
  • Impeccable analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Quickbooks, Fathom, Bill.com, Expensify, and Carta preferred
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

Compensation

DOQ

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.