Corporate Controller

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Corporate Controller
7-10 years demonstrating progressive responsibility
Enterprise or Consumer Compute Products, Software, Professional Services
Sunnyvale CA

Job Description

A privately held, venture backed software company is seeking to hire a Corporate Controller. An ideal candidate will have a startup mentality, good foundation and should be willing to learn and dig in. Primary responsibilities will include supervision of the monthly close process, monthly, quarterly and annual billings to customers for products and/or services provided, collection of accounts receivable, supervising accounts payable, payroll, monthly reporting to senior management, annual preparation of a budget, assist in the preparation of tax return preparation and treasury administration. The Corporate Controller will also be part of a team that creates and implements policies and procedures to identify, resolve and document accounting issues in addition to creating procedures to make the close and reporting processes more efficient and accurate.

Job Responsibilities
Implement a process to record transactions by department and compare costs incurred to budget and performance analysis
Review monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained
Preparation of monthly financial statements
Perform cash projections to effectively manage cash balances and maximize the return on any excess cash balances
Preparation of monthly reforecast incorporating historical results and future assumptions
Supervision of all accounts payable activities
Maintenance of fixed asset records for coordinate quarterly inventory of fixed assets with the information technology department
Assist in the implementation of corporate policies and procedures such as invoice processing, cash management and calculation of fees
Supervise Corporate Accountant and support personnel to ensure accurate and timely production of all financial information
Reconcile equity to cap table and assist with stock based compensation (ASC 718/FASB123R) calculation
Coordinate the preparation of annual income tax returns with outside CPA firm
Prepare supporting property tax (571-L) schedules
Prepare payroll, sales, property and local tax forms
Direct and/or support HR procedures
Interface with senior management team members (CEO, VPs and Directors)
Desired Skills and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited university
2-3 years accounting supervisory experience
3-5 years financial statement preparation and related analysis
Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Strong experience in both the private and public accounting sectors is preferred
CPA or CMA certification, or significant progress towards the same
Credibility, ethical, full disclosure and clean financial history
Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner
Good GAAP and financial reporting technical skills
Exceptional computer skills in the operation and functioning of all programs used by the organization, i.e., MS Office, Google Docs, NetSuite (or any other accounting tools)
Able to read and interpret agreements, then implement the relevant provisions of these agreements
Understanding, yet persuasive and decisive when dealing with others in the organization
Responsive team player with ability to quickly prioritize among numerous pressing tasks
Task and goal oriented and capable of functioning in an entrepreneurial and
Able to prioritize and work with multiple department leaders

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