Assistant Controller /Controller - Top VC backed SaaS Software Startup

GoldenGate Search Group
Palo Alto, CA
Mar 02, 2017
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Job Description

We have a collaborative culture defined by our collective desire to make a positive social impact

while building an industry leading business. We invest heavily in our own learning both as individuals

and an organization. While building a huge company requires a lot of hard work, we know how to

lighten up at the end of the day. We have a strong culture of respect where everyone feels safe to voice

• Full benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Controller will coordinate all internal and external financial

reporting. This position serves a key function for our fast-growing start-up: As the internal

representative of the finance team, you will be expected to interact with all facets of our exceptional

organization to implement effective and efficient processes and controls that streamline our financial

operations touch points and prepare us for rapid scalability. This is a unique opportunity to leverage

your financial expertise and be instrumental in our success. This level of responsibility should excite you.

• Manage all day-to-day general accounting functions including general ledger, accounts payable,

accounts receivable, reconciliations and cash management

• Manage month-end close process

• Coordinate all internal and external financial reporting

• Implement NetSuite and transition our current financials into NetSuite from Quickbooks

• Manage our first annual audit process

• Perform ad-hoc analysis when needed to provide decision support material to various teams

• Help manage finance and accounting relationships (banks, auditors, tax firm, etc.)

• Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal financial reporting requirements

• Experience at a big four accounting firm

• 3+ years progressive experience in an operational accounting role in a technology company

(preferably of small/medium size)

• Must be self-directed and comfortable operating with limited oversight

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Proven interpersonal relationship skills with the ability to work with all levels of management in

a multicultural environment

• Ability to scale with the company

• Must demonstrate ability to work under tight deadlines, with a willingness to embrace change

and show flexibility in assignments

• Must embrace the concept of best practices and search for process improvement ideas

• Experience with both big corporations and start-up

Company Description

Executive search firm specialized in Accounting and Finance, working with hot start-up/pre-IPO, and fortune 500 high-tech companies to help them with all accounting and finance staffing needs offering consultative services. Providing world class service for direct-hire placement from staff level to executive C-level.

Palo Alto, CA


Wed, 1 Mar 2017 17:03:24 PST