Our client is searching for an experienced Controller who will be a key contributor to the publicly-traded technology company. This role is responsible for the reporting process to ensure timely and accurate external reporting and SEC filings required of a public company. This position works closely with management in this fast-paced, growing company and reports to the VP of Finance. 

The Controller is responsible for the entire financial reporting environment from oversight of the general ledger and financial statements, including the consolidation of the U.S. operations and foreign subsidiary, to SEC reporting.  Oversight includes review of key general ledger reconciling support as well as preparation of complex accounting support, including stock compensation accounting and revenue recognition under ASC 606.  Must have the ability to perform technical accounting research, interpret relevant guidance, and document position through preparation of accounting memos when needed.  This position supervises two roles which are responsible for accounts payable/expenditure processing, payroll processing, accounts receivable and general accounting over prepaids, intangible assets, fixed assets, accrued liabilities and other areas.

Responsibilities:
  • Overall responsibility for establishing and maintaining internal controls in a SOX 404(b) environment.
  • Responsible for accurate GAAP-based financial reporting, including general ledger, financial statements and related disclosures required for SEC reporting.
  • Oversight and supervision of payroll processing and required reporting. Review and approve required payments for employment benefit plans.
  • Treasury and cash management, including preparation of cash analysis, monitoring of cash balances and requesting transfers as needed.
  • Equity administration – responsible for maintenance of relevant data in the equity admin platform, Certent, as well as coordination of equity issuances as needed for stock option exercises and Restricted Stock Units granted.
  • Responsible for complex accounting areas, including preparation of support files and journal entries over stock-based compensation and revenue recognition under ASC 606.
  • Ensure that accounting policies, procedures and related internal controls are implemented consistently throughout the company and provide for improvement or efficiencies as needed.
  • Key contact with outside auditors, tax preparers and other technical support as necessary.
  • Shared responsibility over 401k reporting.
  • SEC reporting - prepare supporting files for key disclosures in SEC filing documents as well as input of financials and footnotes into SEC reporting software platform, Workiva.
  • Prepare internal financial reporting and other presentations for management and the Board of Directors – PowerPoint presentations – as needed

Required Qualifications:
 
  • CPA with 10+ years of relevant experience in financial reporting.
  • Recent experience in a public reporting company and knowledge of required filings.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP accounting. 
  • Hard worker with ability to meet rigorous deadlines required of a public company.
  • Independent worker able to work in a small group environment.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is a must.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Very strong skills in Microsoft suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to learn new software tools. 
  • Experience with QuickBooks, Paychex, bill.com, Workiva, Certent and Concur is preferred.

 

This is a management position
This is a full time position

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