Controller

New York, NY | Direct Hire

Post Date: 07/16/2018 Job ID: 554 Industry: Accounting

Financial Controller – New York City

A high-growth Publicly traded Marketing Tech / AdTech company in New York City is seeking a Controller with recent experience working for a for a public company. The Controller will report directly to the CFO leading the accounting function, owning the financial reporting process including SEC reporting, continue to build out and maintain internal controls. The company offers a phenomenal “ start-up” culture, while having experienced great financial success and growth the past few years. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, get excited about building and developing teams, enjoy systems and processes, and have a burning desire to be part of a winning team we want to hear from you.

Excellent benefits, equity and compensation offered.

Responsibilities of the Controller:
  • Prepare and review monthly financial statements and internal reporting package
  • Manage quarterly close process and oversee SEC reporting function
  • Own external and internal audit function, including SOX compliance
  • Oversee accounts payable & cash management
  • Oversee accounts receivable & the collections process
  • Monitor payroll processing and incentive compensation to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Coordinate with external tax consultants to ensure compliance with IRS and state requirements
  • Retain, recruit & develop a high-performing team

Requirements for the Director of Finance:
  • 10+ years of Accounting experience; prior public company experience required
  • CPA with outstanding GAAP accounting knowledge as well as technical accounting
  • Experience with SEC reporting, and familiarity with recent revenue recognition standards 
  • Strong systems skills including recent implementations and financial system selection
  • Excellent organization, leadership and communication skills
  • Positive, “ can-do”, hands-on approach to challenges
  • Demonstrated ability to create scalable processes with strong controls
  • Experience managing and leading a growing accounting function
  • Experience interacting with board of directors and outside investors preferred
  • Superior interpersonal skills and passion for managing a diverse team
  • Prior Tech (AdTech, MarTech, SaaS, FinTech, E commerce) or high growth start up experience is a plus
  • Be highly articulate and comfortable presenting to senior management

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