Controller

San Francisco
Finance
Full-time

The controller position is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards, and with federal, state, and local legal requirement.

RESPONSIBILITIES


    • Financial Management
    • Oversee monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results and related key performance measure reports to ensure accurate financial reporting and appropriate documentation and support of all financial entries
    • Provide technical accounting GAAP guidance and support to organization
    • Responsible for proper timing and application of revenue recognition rules
    • Preparation and/or Review of financial statements and related fluctuation analysis and management reports
    • Cash projection analysis and management of cash balances
    • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
    • Coordinate providing information for 409A renewals

    • G&A Operational Health
    • Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective internal controls and processes to ensure timely and accurate financial and management reporting within best practices
    • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations
    • Coordinate the completion of Federal and State tax reporting requirements including income, property, sales and use, payroll and other local taxes
    • Coordination of option tracking and related paperwork and accounting
    • Coordination of insurance renewals and financial analysis of related renewals
    • Oversight of payroll processing and tracking, including employee benefits
    • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures best practices
    • Recommend and implement appropriate accounting software and supporting applications within best practices
    • Reporting and Visibility
    • Prepare monthly financial forecasts and work with CFO to prepare annual budgets
    • Prepare monthly financial reporting package and Board of Director slides, where applicable
    • Prepare quarterly VC reporting package where applicable
    • Coordination and distribution of financial data related to due diligence
    • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit

    • Management
    • Hire, supervise and manage accounting staff
    • Ensure key 3rd party interfaces are effectively established for banks, credit cards, payroll or benefits, travel, 401K or other key service providers
    • Effectively interface with other department leaders (operations, sales, manufacturing) to ensure overall accuracy of reporting of entity activity

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

    • 7 – 10 years of progressively responsible experience (ideally 3 plus years in public accounting and 3 – 5 years in private industry)
    • 3 – 5 years of supervisory/managerial experience a plus
    • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting
    • Demonstrated success working collaboratively within a functional team, across departments, and with an executive management team
    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage own priorities and workflow
    • Demonstrated professionalism; ability to handle confidential information
    • Excellent interpersonal and professional skills, including effective verbal and written communication
    • Proficiency in applications in support of transactional accounting (inventory and fixed assets), reporting and forecasting systems including NetSuite, Intacct, QuickBooks, Bill.com, Expensify, MS Office programs. Advanced skill in Excel

REQUIRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
    • CPA