Controller

Boston, Massachusetts /
Finance – Finance /
Full-Time (Salaried)
As Cogito continues to grow, we’re seeking a Controller to join our Finance team. The Controller will be passionate about contributing to a fast growing technology start up and oversee the entire accounting and revenue functions. Ideal candidates will have a strong grasp of revenue recognition within the software industry, and a desire to join a company experiencing significant sustainable growth. 

• Highly visible role, , reporting directly to the CFO & interacting with CEO as well as other members of the Senior Leadership team
• Highly renowned in our niche- regularly recognized and awarded as an industry-leader

Responsibilities:

    • Responsibilities: 
    • Oversee the day-to-day operations for the accounting team to produce accurate and timely consolidated financial reporting in accordance with US GAAP for all corporate and country operations.Design,
    • enable and manage operational processes to help drive revenue, understand and control expenses and create internal efficiencies, visibility and accountability
    • Assist with Implementation of new financial reporting systems and solutions as required
    • Manage accounting staff  to ensure financial operations such as payable, receivables, monthly close are properly executed 
    • Support capital raising efforts, Cogito Board of Directors meeting preparation, and other related activities as necessaryInvestor RelationsOversee and supervise month-end close procedures
    • Collaborate with sales team to build complex sales transactions
    • Collaborate with other business units on budgets/forecasting

Requirements:

    • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s / Master’s in Accounting, Finance, or related field
    • 10+ years of accounting experience
    • Some experience from SaaS/technology industry and/or public accounting ideal
    • Experience with SaaS revenue recognition 
    • Proven ability to create complex financial models and develop scenario analysisStrong communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to present complex information in an “easy to understand” and transparent way
    • Proven ability to collaborate well with others
    • Flexible mindset and willingness to take on additional responsibilities as required     
    • General understanding of software revenue recognitionHigh degree of integrity
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Excellent collaboration, problem-solving, decision-making, and presentation skills
Benefits
- Your choice of comprehensive benefits for you and your family’s health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
- Frequent catered lunch and live product demos
- 401(k) retirement plan options
- Ongoing professional development and cross-training
- 20 days vacation time, 5 days sick time, 2 floating holidays and 11 company holidays (yes, Patriot’s Day is a holiday)
- 2 "Be Gentle" personal days
- Company paid parental leave upon hire
- Competitive pay, stock options, and annual bonus eligibility
- Stock options via equity grants 
- Eligibility for annual bonus for all non commissioned employees 
- Casual and inclusive office atmosphere
- Office Optional policy where Cogician’s choose where they work either primarily remote, primarily in office or hybrid 
- Ability to support Cogician’s anywhere in the US through our Office Optional policy


Equal Opportunity Employer
Cogito is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fair hiring practices and to creating a welcoming environment for all team members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, familial status or veteran status.

Authorization to Work
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