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US Controller for a cool startup

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The company is looking for a US Controller to streamlining existing – and establishing new – processes to ensure that our financials are aligned with the global company policies and long-term organizational goals. Our ideal candidate will have experience in the SaaS industry, building processes, with an expertise in research and analyzing statements and audit best practices.

  • Description
  • Supervise general accounting including journal entries, intra-company reconciliations, and the monthly and annual financial closing process
  • Identify areas of improvement and establish new processes accordingly, allowing for streamlined global communication and efficiency
  • Manage and prepare monthly financial reporting processes; coordinate with finance team abroad to assist in preparing consolidated financial statements
  • Assist with tax compliance and reporting, including tax returns, tax provisions, and audits
  • Design, document and maintain solid accounting policies, processes, and systems to ensure optimum control of the operations
  • Serve as the main point of contact to the day to day financing issues within the NYC office
  • Work with the Company's external auditors on quarterly reviews and annual audits
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets or forecasts
  • Participate in preparation for the annual audit
  • Potentially assist with M&A
  • Assist with financial systems implementation
  • Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA degree preferred
  • Experience auditing hi-tech companies
  • Prior experience in an accounting position within a high-growth company
  • Strong technical accounting skills and knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience in preparing financial statements & tax return reports
  • High level of English proficiency, both written and spoken
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with ERP (especially with NetSuite)
  • Very accurate and detail-oriented
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with people in financial and non-financial roles, including Executives
  • Must have a valid U.S. work authorization to apply