Full time

Financial Controller

NYCJob reference #: JF 10317


Well-funded, successful Tech start-up with amazing story seeks process driven Financial Controller with proven record of establishing strong controls and demonstrated success in scaling up accounting role.  This company is the fastest growing in its’ space.  Amazing opportunity to manage the accounting function at a company with 115% average year-over-year revenue growth for the past 7 years. Will be stand-alone role at first then you will oversee hiring and managing your team. Great work-life balance; Option to work remotely 1-2 days/week if live outside of NYC.  This is a hands-on position that requires approximately 10 years of experience in both public accounting and the private sector.  CPA licensure is mandatory.

Position Title: Financial Controller

Reports to: CFO

Location: New York, NY

Compensation: Competitive base salary plus bonus, benefits, and other perks.  For specifics, contact Jessica Fernandez.

Industry: Tech / Startup / Virtual Reality / SaaS

Company:  SaaS Technology startup with average of 115% growth year-over-year since 2010; in rapid growth-mode.  For company name and information, contact Jessica Fernandez.

Brief Overview:   Seeking ands-on controller to managing the accounting function of quickly growing tech company.  Will be stand-alone role at first then you will be in charge of hiring and managing your team

Brief Overview of Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage revenue, billing, collections, expense management, account reconciliations and financial reporting Establish procedures, strengthen internal controls and accounting policies and ensure flawless execution
  • Implementation and oversight of policies and compliance processes to comply with GAAP
  • Ownership of fiscal policies and procedures
  • Prepare financial reports and analysis to CFO and CEO on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Oversee financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage the general ledger, monthly closing and financial statement preparation
  • Establish and execute asset management and purchasing processes
  • Ensure compliance and maintenance of internal controls to minimize financial risk
  • Ensure best practices so allow the company to continue hyper-growth
  • Manage payroll
  • Manage benefit plan
  • Hold compliance responsibilities
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Design and implement cost accounting processes and reports
  • Own monthly close processes
  • Partner will external parties for taxes and financial reporting
  • Partner with other departments to improve processes to help scale the business
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of management and third-party providers
  • Identify business/operational risks, assess mitigating controls and develop policies and procedures to address such risks       

Required Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s Degree mandatory
  • CPA licensure is mandatory
  • Must have proven regulatory and compliance knowledge
  • At least of 10 years of hands-on accounting experience, which must include both public accounting (preferably with a Big 4 firm) as well as private accounting (preferably in a related industry- SaaS technology company), and managerial experience
  • Software skills must include Excel (modeling), QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online