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.         



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

  • 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




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