Start Up and Rapidly Growing Technology Company - Private Equity Backed!
Position is reporting directly to the Vice President of Finance and will be in change of everything on the Accounting / Finance front. No task can be too low level (AP), or high level (Serving as a strategic business partner to the VP of Finance +CEO, preparing BOD presentations, reporting for Private Equity Firm) + everything in between with leading the month / quarter end Financial Close, working with external auditors, budgeting, forecasting, revenue recognition, Payroll, Billing, New Financial System implementation and more!
This will be a 6 person Accounting & Finance team, with 1 direct report (Staff Accountant / Bookkeeper).
Responsibilities will include:
Oversees all company’s finances including revenues, cash flows, and expenses and reports overall unit financial status to external Private Equity partners on an ongoing basis.
Global Consolidations - oversee all financial global consolidations, for about 5-7 countries.
Manage monthly / quarterly / annual financial close process; including leading all project based accounting. Should have familiarity with a chart of accounts, ability to recognize where sub-categories need to be added in a timely fashion
Oversee Staff Accountant / Bookkeeper who will be responsible for the day to day Account Payable, Billing, Account Receivable / Collections, vendor management functions.
Manage the General Accounting & Financial Reporting close process by coordinating and performing financial updates and the preparation of monthly financial statements and other reports used to summarize and interpret the current financial position of the company
Maintain the General Ledger and Chart of Accounts
Document financial transactions by entering manual journal entries and making sure sales, cost of sales and expenses are accurately posted to the G/L
Participate in monthly financial reviews with the Sales Operations group
Prepare monthly journal entries by compiling and analyzing account information
Develop and maintain financial models, reporting systems, and databases to facilitate the ability to evaluate and understand all aspects of Financials
Developing and maintaining all internal controls and financial policies and procedures
Work to research and implement new accounting systems and processes
Manage revenue recognition accounting for software revenue derived from customer contracts
Budgeting and forecasting – will be responsible for forecasting out growth trends and spending for several years at a time (3 / 5 years, etc.)
Handle financial reporting for investors and banks
End of year accruals and L.L.C. taxes, 1099’s, W-9’S, sales use tax / tax exempt
Serve as a Strategic Business Partner to the VP of Finance, VP of Sales, VP of Marketing, CEO and Management team
5-15 years’ applicable experience
Start-up culture or software / professional services industry experience - preferred (not required)
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field - CPA, MBA a plus
Prior public accounting / audit experience is a plus!
Ability to learn software quickly. Any prior system implementation experience is a plus.
Ability to think strategically about the future of the company and plan accordingly
Inquisitive – not just accepting things as they are – someone with an auditor-type brain
Bright, outgoing, and energetic!
Regardless of title or position within the company, all persons involved must be comfortable wearing all kinds of different hats
Someone who appreciates the opportunity to have dialogue with others
Get their work done but can be social
Someone who recognizes that change is good and can accept a variety of work tasks
Comfortable with degrees of ambiguity, rapid change, and competing priorities
Ability to juggle multiple projects at once
For immediate consideration please forward resume directly to Andrei Nikulin - email@example.com