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Controller 15875243

Vienna, VA
Controller – up to $150k plus bonus
Northern VA/hybrid work schedule
Our client is a software company specializing in SaaS-based products. They’re expanding the accounting department by hiring a Controller. The ideal candidate will have a CPA and a mix of public/private accounting experience. This is an exciting opportunity for a Manager to move into a Controller role. This position will directly lead and oversee four team members in the accounting department.
Controller Job Duties:
  • Oversee the accounting, financial reporting, AR, AP, and treasury functions of the business.
  • Distribute financial management reports - monthly financial statements, accounts payable/receivable aging, annual audits, bank debt reporting, and budgets.
  • Directly support the operations and functional department leadership through the preparation of special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing key trends.
  • Oversees the Accounts Payable function, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of company disbursements; preparing analytics on outflows by vendor and trending to control cash.
  • Optimize financial systems -  ensure controls reflect best practices for critical financial processes.
  • Achieve budget objectives by monitoring real-time variances.
  • Lead special projects and compile a variety of reports as required by the business.
  • Spearhead efforts to assist external auditors for the company’s annual audit.
  • Ensure tax compliance by driving accurate and timely completion of all corporate income tax returns.
  • Work with the executives on due diligence, identification of equity value drivers, sources of financial and operational synergies, and associated integration activities for acquisition targets.

Controller Qualifications:
  • 4 or more years of public accounting experience plus 3 or more years of accounting experience in the IT industry
  • CPA and/or MBA
  • Quantitative and KPI-driven; able to have numbers tell a story while keeping in mind the audience.
  • Experience in SMB SaaS, payments and technology-enabled products and solutions is a plus.
  • Ability to be highly effective working remotely.
  • Advanced Excel skills; NetSuite is a plus
  • Prior M&A experience and ability to understand the dynamics of working with private equity backed companies is a bonus.


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