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Corporate Controller (Senior Director)

Mountain View, CA, USA | Leading Computer Software / Computer Games Company

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Finance (Internal)
    General Management
  • Experience:
Job Description:
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The Corporate Controller will be an integral part of the finance team and report to the CFO. The individual will lead the Company’s accounting function and build a strong internal control structure in a fast paced, rapidly growing environment. The Corporate Controller will be responsible for accounting operations, GAAP compliance, internal controls, ASC 606 adoption, revenue recognition, internal/external reporting, management of external audits, technical and equity accounting, tax and treasury. In addition, this individual will provide ongoing thought leadership and guidance around new accounting standards and their successful implementation.

Specific Responsibilities will include:

Provide accounting team leadership and career development

Establish strong “business partner” relationship with the functional teams and be seen as the company’s technical expert in accounting matters

Manage all monthly, quarterly and year-end close activities and the preparation of internal and external consolidated financial statements in accordance with GAAP

Manage annual audit process and oversee preparation of audited financials

Ensure that all financial systems are properly operating to capture and produce timely and accurate information and support the company’s growth

Support the company’s initiatives involving accounting matters, ASC 606 adoption as well as potential strategic transactions and M&A activity

Identify and lead opportunities to automate and streamline accounting operations

Lead and develop accounting processes, billing and controls for expansion into new markets/products

Develop and drive necessary financial policies, procedures, and internal controls and play a leading role in directing change initiatives and process improvements

Develop financial communication materials provided to the Board of Directors and Audit Committee

Ensure that accounting activities and reporting are in accordance with established legal, regulatory, and company procedures

Create and implement short- and long-term departmental objectives, policies, and operating procedures

Administer employee equity program

Drive upgrades of ERP systems and billing systems

The successful candidate will need:

Demonstrated Success as Corporate Controller in a fast paced, growing tech company. Prior Start Up experience preferred.

Strong knowledge of SaaS and subscription based revenue models

Public accounting experience with a Big 4 or nationally recognized accounting firm (preferably with technology or healthcare clients). CPA strongly preferred

Strong technical accounting skills with demonstrated ASC 606 and revenue recognition experience, as well as solid knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley / internal control frameworks

Experience managing employee equity programs

Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Commitment to excellence and impeccable ethical standards and integrity

ERP system experience (Oracle, SAP, Netsuite, Intacct, Great Plains or Workday) and experience with financial system implementations a plus

SEC reporting experience required

Knowledge of tax structures and statutory reporting

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic "start-up" work environment

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business; MBA a plus

Please send your resume with "Controller" in the Subject Line.

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