Topic: Raleigh, NC
Title: Director, Corporate Controller
City: Attractive Southeastern Location
Company Background: Our client is a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions for consumers, employers, insurance carriers and brokers. They serve more than 20 million consumers on its platform that consists of an integrated portfolio of products and services enabling clients to more efficiently shop, enroll, manage and exchange benefits information. With a user-friendly interface and consumer-centric design, their Platform provides one place for consumers to access all their benefits. Their solutions support the marketplace technology and administration of all types of core benefit plans, including healthcare, dental, life and disability insurance and voluntary benefits plans, such as critical illness, supplemental income and wellness programs.
Position: Our client is looking for a Corporate Controller. This role will serve as a key senior member of the office of the CFO and will report to the SVP of Finance. The Corporate Controller will be responsible for continuing to support the growth of the company with business process improvement, enhancement of, and compliance with, internal controls and responsibility for all general accounting operations, including billing, accounts payable and payroll. In addition, the Corporate Controller will be responsible for key technical accounting areas, particularly software revenue recognition.
Responsibilities will include:
Responsible for all the Company’s accounting and public reporting obligations.
Oversight of daily operations in the general accounting, billing and collections, accounts payable and payroll departments
Oversight over the revenue accounting function, including partnering with sales and operations in deal review
Enhancing and maintaining an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the department's goals and objectives
Leading, coaching and developing a team of accounting professionals
Managing a timely and effective monthly financial close process resulting in cleanly reported financial results in accordance with GAAP
Ensuring compliance with routine reporting and financial compliance with lenders
Responsibility for Sarbanes Oxley compliance, including enhancement of accounting policies and procedures
Responsibility for external audit
Effectively collaborating with other senior finance leaders responsible for compliance and external reporting
Experience and Skills:
5+ years of financial management and leadership experience in a software company environment (preferably Software-as-a-Service), with 10+ years of total professional experience. Big 4 background also preferred.
Impeccable technical accounting skills, particularly in revenue recognition
Superior communication skills
Executive presence and ability to work across functions to drive and lead change through partnership across the Company’s leadership teams
Experience building and leading teams of financial professionals through periods of rapid change
Experience in controls-based environment, with Sarbanes-Oxley experience preferred
Experience with and knowledge of financial and accounting reporting systems
Ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
Unquestioned professional integrity.
Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills.
Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes
Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects.
BS in Accounting or Finance required
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