New York City, NY
Finance & Accounting /
Full Time /
Traba’s mission is to empower businesses and workers to reach their full productivity and potential. Traba is a technology company that is revolutionizing the broken staffing industry through a marketplace that connects light industrial businesses with reliable talent while providing workers with flexible and meaningful opportunities. By connecting both, new levels of productivity, earning potential, and avenues for growth are unlocked. We’re proud to be backed by the world’s best investors, such as Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures, and General Catalyst.

As Traba continues to grow and redefine the future of work, we are looking for an experienced Controller to be a cornerstone of our Finance team. This is not just a role; it's an opportunity to be at the heart of our mission, ensuring financial integrity and paving the way for our next growth phase.

What You'll Do:

    • Lead Financial Operations: Spearhead our accounting functions, ensuring the integrity of financial information by managing the general ledger, month-end close, and consolidation processes.
    • Accounts Receivable Management: Manage incoming payments, ensuring that invoices are correctly issued, payments are received on time, and any overdue accounts are followed up with promptly.
    • Drive Efficiency and Scalability: Develop and implement strategies that enhance the efficiency, effectiveness, and scalability of our financial operations. This includes streamlining policies, processes, and systems to support our growth.
    • Ensure Financial Compliance: Oversee revenue recognition, tax compliance, and adherence to GAAP standards, ensuring all financial operations align with regulatory requirements and best practices.
    • Strategic Financial Analysis: Provide deep financial insights and analysis to support decision-making, collaborating closely with FP&A to explain financial trends and variances.
    • Project Leadership: Lead special projects that contribute to the development of new accounting capabilities, offering you the chance to expand your skill set and make a significant impact on our financial infrastructure.

What You'll Need:

    • Educational Background: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
    • Professional Qualifications: CPA or equivalent qualification preferred.
    • Experience: 4 - 8 years of progressive experience in accounting or finance, with a proven track record in financial reporting and analysis. Experience in a high-growth startup environment is highly valued.
    • Technical Proficiency: Expertise in accounting software (Quickbooks) and MS Excel. Familiarity with SQL/R/Python is a plus.
    • Strong Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze complex financial data and provide actionable insights.
    • Communication Excellence: Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across various departments.
    • Detail-Oriented: A sharp eye for detail coupled with strong organizational and time management skills.


    • 100% healthcare, dental, and vision
    • Early Equity in Traba
    • Competitive Salary
    • Dinner provided at the office via Grubhub
    • Fully-equipped snack bar
$120,000 - $160,000 a year
We offer competitive compensation aligned to tier-one markets. Our estimated salary for this role at Traba ranges from $120,000 to $160,000. Actual pay is determined by multiple factors such as skills, qualifications, experience, and market demand.
Our Values
Dream BIG - We are on a path to change the world for the better. We create and communicate a bold direction that inspires a life-changing vision. We don’t sacrifice long-term value for short-term results.
Olympian’s Work Ethic - Changing the world never comes easy. We work harder, longer, and smarter, not just two out of three. We put everything we have on the field.
Growth Mindset - We confront the toughest challenges head-on and persevere. Sometimes we fail, but we brush ourselves off, adapt, learn, and push forward with resilience.
Customer Obsession - We go the extra mile for our workers and businesses. We remain focused on delivering high-quality products and services that solve these often overlooked communities’ problems.

What is light industrial labor?
Light industrial flexible staffing is a $40B labor market that encompasses entry-level jobs in warehouses & distribution centers. These workers pack boxes, load trucks, and manage warehouse operations to keep supply chains running at peak efficiency.