Financial Controller

Seattle, Washington, United States
About OpenMarket 

We’ve got a pretty good thing going on here at OpenMarket. We’re leaders of a mobile industry that's transforming the way customer obsessed businesses communicate with their customers. Join our team: we're friendly, caring, weirdly tenacious, and fun.

The world’s biggest brands seek us out because we love finding ways to help them make their customers’ lives easier. It’s this obsession with customer experience that helps us develop software, technology and processes that competitors all over the world desire.

OpenMarket Culture 

We’re seeking enthusiastic, collaborative and resourceful people from a range of backgrounds who know how to get things done. Success comes from our culture, diversity and dynamic global team so we value people who are authentic, take ownership, and deliver together. Does this sound like you? 

Financial Controller

We are looking for a positive financial leader to join our global team. The Financial Controller will lead a team of 6 and be responsible for a range of financial functions, including financial operations, requirements and implementation plans for financial systems, internal processes and controls, audits, and month-end close. These functions will either be handled directly by the team or led indirectly via teams within our parent company. 

What you'll be doing

    • You will oversee day-to-day financial operations and ensure that there is a redundant process backup in place for every critical operation. Together with your team, you will formulate and improve SLAs for procurement, accounts payable, customer invoicing, and cash collections.
    • You will prepare accurate cash flow forecasts to management.
    • You will handle supplier cost accounting including allocations by customer and by legal entity.
    • You will accurately provide reports of actual financial results, coordinate monthly close processes and prepare adjustments to the general ledger including accruals, analyze general ledger accounts, investigate and resolve discrepancies.
    • You will document, streamline, systematize processes.
    • You will establish and maintain controls which verify the integrity of all financial systems, processes and data.
    • You will confirm financial policies and procedures are regularly updated and communicated in a timely manner.
    • You will give direction on system related enhancements and improvements, monitor emerging technology to determine ways to automate financial processes and implement new systems as necessary.
    • You will collaborate with others inside and outside the company in achieving these goals.
    • You will take point on internal and external audits and provide timely issue resolution to auditors.
    • You will ensure adherence to GAAP and internal accounting controls.
    • You will provide guidance on revenue recognition and other operational/invoicing matters for prospective customer arrangements.
    • You will support company initiatives & improvements with research, planning, and implementation, as required.
    • You will mentor members of the Financial Operations team with a focus on career growth and enhancement.

What to bring

    • 7+ years of relevant work experience, ideally in the technology industry
    • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or another business-related field
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills; comfortable navigating large sets of data
    • Experience with SAP and SOX compliance preferred
    • Experience working in a global company preferred
    • Command of GAAP; CPA strongly preferred
    • A continuous improvement mindset

You'll be a great fit if

    • You love being a part of a small, dynamic, and agile team that encourages you to learn and grow
    • You desire to work with some of the world’s top brands
    • You love finding solutions to interesting problems and figuring out how things work
    • You welcome having autonomy with complex tasks while being able to tap into the expertise of others
    • You are passionate about using your experience and expertise to inspire the team
Additional Information 

This position is open in Seattle, WA. 
OpenMarket embraces diversity and is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. 
We are unable to sponsor new U.S. work visas at this time. 
Employment in this position may be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal and/or credit background investigation.