Topic: Raleigh, NC

Subject: Sharing a public co Corporate Controller opening in Charleston
Martin Kelleher
Member: 2002
Submitted on 02-17-16 1:33 pm


Sharing a public co Corporate Controller opening in Charleston.  It is a SaaS model with 180M in revenue and growing. NetSuite environment.  Looking for a CPA with strong rev rec.  Comp is >$160k plus bonus and equity, dependent on the candidate.  


Please contact Steve at Touchpoint Search directly; please do not contact me as I have no further details.  Feel free to share outside HTFEN.



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

CPA required.


To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact


Steve Crane

Touchpoint Search


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