Hollister is working exclusively with a high-growth startup company in their search for a Controller to oversee all accounting & financial reporting responsibilities. The Controller will be responsible for building up the team, implementing new policies and procedures and leading and mentoring existing accounting staff (currently three people).
The Controller will work side by side with the VP of Finance & the CFO on strategic projects, system implementations and employee growth and development.
This is a truly exciting time to join this startup organization. The company is established, well-funded and experiencing 30% top line growth year over year. This is an incredible opportunity to make a huge impact within a high-growth organization.
The ideal candidate is an extremely motivated, technically strong CPA, with prior experience in a fast-paced, results-driven environment. Controller candidates should have 10-15 years of experience in startup, technology, high-growth environments, and experience taking an existing accounting function to the next level.
My client offers a competitive salary and aggressive equity package. Recognized as a Best Place to Work, the company puts a serious focus on maintaining its award-winning culture & fostering a collaborative working environment.
Lead, mentor, grow and manage team of talented accounting professionals.
Implement new policies and procedures, streamline current reporting procedures and generally work to increase efficiency throughout department.
Prepare, analyze and review monthly / quarterly financial statements
Review all balance sheet accounts and supporting schedules
Advise on long-term strategic planning and educate senior management on financial implications around organizations decisions
Lead team through various audits
Oversee all accounting functions and ensure proper documentation of accounting processes
File quarterly tax payments, 401k
Work directly with all departments throughout organization to educate and support where needed.
strategic projects working closely with CFO and VP
8-15 years related experience
Experience in high-growth environments
Excellent communication skills, candid, honest approach, able to think on their feet and process new ideas quickly
Excited about a high-impact role building out a world-class accounting team