Controller

San Clemente, CA 92673

Posted: 12/02/2018 Job Titles: ACCT - Accounting Manager, ACCT - Assistant Controller, ACCT - Controller Job Number: 2293 Pay Rate: 160,000

Summary of Career Opportunity

 

POSITION:  Corporate Controller

Emerging South Orange County Software/SAAS company is seeking an ambitious CPA for the newly established headquarters. The spinoff from a multi $billion organization is planning on doubling the workforce with a 50% year over year increase in revenues.  After recent Series B financing of $25 Million the organization is well positioned to build the infrastructure necessary to sustain the aggressive forecasts.         

                          

POSITION SUMMARY & REQUIREMENTS

Reporting directly to the CFO, the Controller will be responsible for all financial matters   for the organization as they seek to build to maximize value and attract a buyer within 2 years.   They have already landed two Fortune 50 clients and they have their sites on a couple of other large customers by the end of the year. The key requirements of the search are SAAS experience,   roll up sleeves mentality, experience in taking company public and/or taking company to sale. First and foremost, the appointed Controller must have an energetic “ can do “ attitude which is the central theme to the organization.

 

 
  • Complete ownership of all Financials to be presented to business partners on a periodic basis.
  • Hands on oversight of AP, AR, Payroll, General Ledger
  • Spearhead the implementation of the ERP system
  • Point person with the external auditors
  • Assist CFO with FPA activities including planning, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Build Accounting and Finance team to support forecasted growth.
  • Position the company for sale in 18 month to 2 year time frame
  • Liaise with banks, investors, tax firm, and various others

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Manager or higher level position, preferably with a minimum of 3-5 years of SAAS experience, preferably with an early stage emerging company
  • Must be very hands on, especially in the early going  as he/she builds an Accounting team.
  • Must be very adept with technology including Microsoft Office and ERP Systems
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting
  • CPA and/or MBA is a plus

 

Email: dgavello@allianceresourcegroup.com

 

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