Corporate Controller

Category: Accounting Location: San Mateo Job ID: 16327 Date Posted: December 11th, 2018

Corporate Controller

Looking for a Corporate Controller to manage the accounting functions of worldwide operations. This position reports to the Vice-President of Accounting and will be based in our San Mateo, CA office.  The ideal individual must be a hands-on, roll-up your sleeves type of leader and have the ability to work independently. 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day to day accounting functions, including revenue, revenue recognition, accounts receivable, collections, accounts payable and financial reporting and consolidations
  • Manage, monitor and review the month-end closing process to ensure accurate and timely accounting records are maintained
  • Monitor and review the general ledger, balance sheet reconciliations and financial statements
  • Develop and maintain accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure timely and accurate financial statements in accordance with accounting principles and company policies
  • Test, implement and roll out Oracle Financials Cloud
  • Responsible for the quarterly reviews and year-end audits, working with parent company and external auditors
  • Responsible for statutory audits and other regulatory reporting requirements
  • Establish, monitor and enforce internal controls and company policies
  • Build manage and coach the accounting team of 15, of which 3 are direct reports
  • Be a liaison between the Accounting Department and other cross-functional teams as well as between company and parent company and its subsidiaries
  • Perform other duties or assist with ad hoc projects as requested
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 10 + years of accounting experience in a senior accounting or financial management role in a public company
  • Big 4 or national accounting firm experience is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Confidence in professional aptitude and ability to effectively convey skills and knowledge to non-technical internal and external customers
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and respond quickly to a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail are required as well as the ability to research issues, prepare evaluations on problems and recommend viable solutions.

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