Controller

Remote /
Finance – Accounting /
Full-Time
SharpSpring is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented Controller to join our Finance team. The Controller will work directly with the CFO and will be responsible for leading our Accounting, Billing, and Payroll teams.  The Controller will be expected to exhibit a solid understanding of accounting fundamentals and bring proven strategies to the table to help take the accounting team to the next level.  The Controller must have a strong work ethic and attention to detail while leading numerous routine and ad hoc accounting functions.

We are open to a remote or a Gainesville hire for this position. Must be willing and able to work standard East Coast hours.

The Responsibilities

    • Lead Accounting, Billing, and Payroll functions
    • Ensure the Quarterly, Annual, and other periodic filings with the SEC are completed timely and accurately 
    • Identifying, researching, and resolving issues within complex data
    • Coordinate preparation of tax returns and provisions with third party tax preparers
    • Identify opportunities for process improvements and drive implementation of the solutions
    • Maintain and implement internal controls over financial reporting
    • Develop, implement and document policies and procedures
    • Interface with external auditors, internal stakeholders, and management
    • Coordinate with other departments on intercompany projects
    • Complete regular and ad-hoc reporting

The Person

    • 5+ years of accounting experience in a leadership role
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
    • Strong Knowledge of US GAAP and internal control frameworks for SaaS companies
    • Advanced Excel skills
    • Excellent communication, organizational, problem-solving, and leadership skills
    • Strong work ethic & attention to detail
    • Experience with ERP and financial reporting software
    • Ability to prioritize competing tasks while meeting deadlines

Bonus Points

    • CPA certification
    • Public company experience
    • NetSuite ERP experience
    • Software as a Service (SaaS) experience
    • Big-4 experience
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