Randstad Controller in San Francisco, California


job details:

  • location:San Francisco, CA

  • salary:$170,000 - $200,000 per year

  • date posted:Tuesday, March 13, 2018

  • job type:Permanent

  • reference:425436

  • questions:415-733-7530.

job description

Successful SaaS company that is profitable and growing at a 20-25% YoY pace is currently looking for a Controller to support a mid-size accounting team and help scale and build processes for the company. Qualified candidates will have their CPA, 10+ years of experience and ideally some experience within the technology space. Please apply directly for consideration.

Job Title: Controller

Department: Finance

Reports To: CFO

Position Summary: In this position, you will work closely with the CFO and other members of the accounting team in all aspects of finance and accounting. The Controller is responsible for leading the accounting team. This role will also help to define accounting policies, design and implement automation of accounting processes and systems and support international growth. The Controller must have strong internal and external partnering skills. You will be responsible for managing the general accounting team and oversee the monthly financial close. You must have a strong accounting background with deep knowledge of GAAP. This position will be a great fit for someone who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, surrounded by fun-loving, hard-working individuals.


  • Hands-on management of day to day general accounting functions, including revenue reporting, accounting operations, consisting of accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable & fixed assets

  • Manage monthly financial close, financial statement preparation and account reconciliation

  • Review all month end entries

  • Oversee Treasury functions and maintain banking relationships

  • Facilitate in payroll processing and GL entry

  • Strong experience in management reporting, technical accounting and implementation of business processes

  • Act as a liaison to outside CPA firm, and review PBC requests prior to submission

  • Manage annual financial audits and month/quarterly reporting for board meetings

  • Manage tax filings including income tax, sales and use tax, VAT/GST

  • Manage the 1099 filings, and annual 409A Valuation reports

  • Review sales compensation plans, calculation of bonus payments to reps semi-monthly & quarterly basis

  • Assist with stock option pool, equity management and reporting

  • Provide financial analysis of budget to actual data

  • Design, implement, and maintain systems, accounting processes, policies, and internal controls that will enable accurate financial reporting and compliance

  • Lead analysis of technical accounting issues, identify relevant changes in accounting guidance and monitor processes for compliance.

  • Prepare ad hoc reporting to support various departments

  • Lead a staff of 6 in the Finance team and provide mentoring


Finance/Accounting Degree, or at least 15 years of related accounting experience

Big Four public accounting firm experience is highly preferred

10+ years of progressive public and/or private industry accounting related experience, of which a minimum of 5 years must be as a Controller, or similar position

Licensed CPA required

Experience with a fast paced SaaS company a plus

Detail-oriented and exercises critical thinking is a must

Strong organizational skills and be able to wear multiple financial hats

Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines

Ability to work independently and be a proactive problem solver

Excellent customer service and strong interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills

Self-motivated, intellectually curious individual - has the courage to challenge existing processes and offer suggestions for improvements.

Experience in a multi-country/currency environment preferred.

Strong Microsoft Office (Excel) and general software skills

Licensed CPA required