Finance Controller

Jun 20, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
  • The Controller will play a foundational role in building Glean s accounting infrastructure to scale
  • Reporting directly to the VP of Finance, the Controller will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of accounting operations, including technical accounting, GL accounting, AP/AR, tax and stock administration
  • This role requires someone who is comfortable with ambiguity and can go from 0 to 1
  • You ll have substantial exposure to senior leadership, focus on the highest-priority business issues, and be plugged into every facet of the business

What you ll be doing:
  • Serve as the Financial Controller for Glean s global operations
  • Initially manage our various external consultants handling accounting and tax operations, and will be asked to recruit, train, and lead a world class accounting team across GL accounting, AP / AR, payroll, technical accounting, stock administration, and tax
  • Lead all aspects of accounting operations ranging from our month-end close to leading our initial audit process
  • Develop a high-quality corporate governance environment and own relationships with auditors
  • In partnership with the VP of Finance, serve as the technical accounting decision maker and implement policies across the organization
  • Implement and integrate new ERP + HRIS systems
  • In partnership with Legal and VP of Finance, help set up new entities

Who you are:
  • You have built an accounting team of meaningful scale and complexity at a venture-backed technology startup in the SaaS / Software industry
  • You have 10+ years of experience, ideally with experience at a top-tier accounting firm + in-house accounting
  • You have overseen all aspects of accounting, not just a narrow scope
  • You have navigated multiple years of clean audits, including an initial audit
  • You have led major financial system transitions, implemented new systems to scale, and standardized ad-hoc processes
  • You have an expert understanding of US GAAP, particularly technical revenue accounting standards like ASC 606

Nice to haves:
  • You have an active CPA
  • You have a strong network of seasoned accounting professionals

Skills: Us Gaap, Hris, Erp, Payroll, Gl Accounting, Corporate Governance, Audits, Tax, Technical Accounting

Experience: 10.00-12.00 Years