Rapidly growing Tech/AI company is seeking a Controller to join their team in an exciting and fast-paced environment. They are growing at a rapid pace due to their breakthrough machine-learning technology with plans of getting to an IPO within the next 2 years. Also known for having an amazing culture they have been recognized as both a “Best Places to Work” company and “Top 100 Companies” here in Boston.
As the Controller, you will be overseeing key areas of the Accounting & Finance functions such as US GAAP accounting/compliance, revenue accounting, oversight of monthly close, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting. This will be a highly visible & strategic role that will work closely with the SVP, Finance & the CFO.
Manage monthly financial close, reporting, budgeting, and forecasting
Assist / Coordinate with quarter-end & year-end audits
Ensure accounting policies, procedures and controls are followed in compliance with GAAP & SOX guidelines
Lead certain project improvement initiatives
Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement change to increase efficiency, streamline workflow and controls
Maintain the Long-Range Plan – the financial model that projects the company’s results for the next 3 years.
Lead project improvement initiatives
Ensure internal / external reporting is accurate and consistent
Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis, as required
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
8+ years of relative experience
Prior public preferred
Prior tech / software / SaaS experience
Ability to multitask, prioritize, provide financial advice and influence decision making
Excellent communication skills – must be able to connect with senior-level colleagues