Senior Director/Vice President, Controller

Boston, MA /
Finance /
At WHOOP, we're on a mission to unlock human performance. WHOOP empowers users to perform at a higher level through a deeper understanding of their bodies and daily lives.

As the Senior Director/VP Controller at WHOOP, you must have strong communication, technical, analytical and people leadership skills. You have strong knowledge of all aspects of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and SEC requirements. 


    • Manage the preparation of the consolidated financial statements in accordance with GAAP
    • Lead technical accounting assessments and derive proper accounting conclusions documented with technical memos for management and auditors
    • Identify staffing needs to support the build-out of a high performing accounting team. Hire, train and develop staff
    • Oversee monthly financial close process including detailed analysis and reconciliation of all general ledger accounts,  and supporting schedules. Develop a comprehensive close package and present to management
    • Planning, directing and coordinating all accounting operational functions (close process, AR, AP, payroll, equity awards)
    • Strong understanding of corporate tax provision and sales tax/international compliance 
    • Manage relationships with auditors and external accounting/tax advisors
    • Collaborate with teams and provide fact-based recommendations that support financial targets, improve profitability, operational efficiency and effectiveness
    • Partner with FP&A team on monthly forecast against budget including cash flow projections.
    • Develop and implement policies, procedures and best practices related to accounting and financial reporting
    • Lead the successful Implementation of our ERP system, with a focus on scalable processes and controls
    • Monitor, interpret and communicate evolving accounting guidance relevant to the company’s business
    • Prepare quarterly BOD slides, present as needed


    • Bachelors’ degree in Accounting
    • Active CPA required
    • Big 4 Public Accounting experience required
    • 10+ years experience in public accounting; 15+ years total experience in the technology sector
    • Strong technical accounting experience and SEC reporting (revenue recognition, inventory, stock-based compensation, business combinations)
    • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing - you have the ability to break down complex accounting issues and articulate points clearly
    • You have a high attention to detail and will dig into transaction details to ensure you have a strong understanding of the facts
    • You have a successful track record of setting and achieving deadlines with a motivated team
    • You are flexible and have the ability to balance business priorities with the appropriate level of process and controls