Controller - Software Company - Oakland

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 15458
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Controller - Software Company - Oakland
Job Location: Oakland, CA
Base Compensation: $150,000 — $180,000
Total Compensation: $200,000 — $225,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting
Industries: IT/Internet Technology

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Strong company - $100 million in revenue, so good exposure to senior management. CFO is a very bright but also "cool" guy

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position will report to the CFO and will direct all corporate accounting functions, including general accounting, consolidation, internal procedures and controls, management and external reporting, external audits, taxes, and managing a team of skilled professionals. In addition, the Corporate Controller will contribute to financial planning and analysis activities. RESPONSIBILITIES • Day-to-day leadership of the company’s global accounting operations including billing, A/R, A/P, GL, and revenue recognition • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, institute and maintain other planning and control procedures, and analyze and report variances • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements and management reports • Support month-end and year-end close process, and ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting in accordance with US GAAP • Act as a business partner across the entire organization, ensuring the accurate and timely collection and distribution of all mission-critical reporting • Document and improve company business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls • Establish and implement short- and long-term departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIREMENTS • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and a CPA license • Minimum 10+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience, including 5+ years at the controller level • Progressive experience in dynamic, high-growth organizations • Advanced Excel, business modeling, and ad-hoc analyses skills • Knowledge of software revenue recognition, accounting for complex equity and debt transactions, foreign currency, and stock option expense • Experience with general ledger function and the month-end close process, including account reconciliations and analyses, balance sheet review, fluctuation analyses, gross margin bridges, etc. • Previous experience implementing an ERP system, upgrading it, and driving project management in accounting areas • Ability to respond to, effectively prioritize, and meet deadlines while maintaining the highest of standards for completeness and accuracy • Strong supervisory/management experience with proven ability to grow and mentor a high-performing team • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with senior management, as well as nurture and grow direct reports
Preferred Qualifications: Certified Public Accountant
  
Education: Bachelor's
  
Certifications: Certified Public Accountant
  
Total Years of Experience: 9-10+
  
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