30+ days ago


Draper, UT


Senior Controller
Salt Lake City, UT
Direct Hire
Salary Target: $140K - $150K

Job Descriptions:
Our well-funded start-up client is looking for a Sr. Controller to join the team. The ideal candidate will have experience working in high-growth, fast-paced startup environments, building a team, and scaling accounting workflows through system implementation, automation, and shared services. Experience within in the finance or investment banking SAAS space would be a hug bonus.

  • Design & oversee financial statement close processes
  • Own banking relationships and manage cash/treasury
  • Oversee AP, AR, payroll and other ongoing Accounting responsibilities
  • Design & implement internal controls commensurate with the changing scale of the business
  • Work collaboratively with business partners across functions to support business needs and ensure cross-functional support for Accounting's priorities
  • Work with Product/ Engineering & Data teams to ensure timely, accurate, and complete capture of information and data flows between accounting systems, internal databases & SAAS applications
  • Lead preparation for and timely completion of financial audits
  • Own regulatory & tax compliance
  • Adapt to and scale with the fast changing needs of a growing business
  • Build and manage a best in class Accounting function that combines internal & external resources to scale with the business
Required Skills:
  • 5+ years as a Controller for a fast-growing scaling organization
  • 8+ years of related work and operational accounting experience
  • Experience at high-growth start-ups organizations
  • Experience working with VC & Private Equity firms
  • Ability to build and lead a high performance, values driven finance team
  • Excellent technical and operational accounting skills
  • Advanced spreadsheet skills (can maintain complex spreadsheets) and comfort with analyzing large datasets to make informed decisions
Bonus/Soft Skills:
  • Curiosity, accountability, ownership, an inclination to learn, an eye for detail, ability to move fast & adapt, an openness to new & unfamiliar challenges, a willingness & ability to get your hands dirty
  • History of solving complex operational and accounting problems.
  • A systems-first mindset, experience designing complex processes, familiarity with data flows
  • Excellent project management skills with prior system implementation experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance & Accounting
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