• Full Time
  • Remote
  • Management

Website chronosphereio Chronosphere

Take back control of your data

About the role:

Chronosphere is looking to hire its first in-house accounting team member. You will be a key contributor and leader for the financial operations of a rapidly growing company. You will be responsible for timely and accurately month-end close, providing technical accounting expertise, establishing and improving financial and accounting processes, ensuring strong internal controls and compliance, and developing a high performing accounting team. The position requires strong financial, accounting and management skills, a strong business sense and the ability to understand the big picture while being detail oriented. The ideal candidate must be a hands-on, roll up your sleeves type of professional who thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

In this role you will have:

Oversee all accounting operations on a day-to-day basis, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, technical accounting, general ledger management, tax compliance, and financial reporting
Create, maintain and enhance our business policies, accounting policies and financial controls
Develop and ensure effective internal controls and safeguards over company assets, and ensure compliance with contractual obligations and company policies
Manage, or partner with service providers, to own US and foreign entities’ compliance and filing requirements, including federal, state and local corporate income, payroll and other applicable taxes and licenses
Manage external relationships including bankers, insurance carriers, and tax preparers
Respond to financial reporting requests from management and investors
Build the in-house accounting function from scratch, partnering with VP of Finance on strategic and operational initiatives to optimize the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the broader accounting function.
Hire, manage and develop a team of accounting professionals to enable the business to scale
Own the monthly, quarterly, and year-end close processes including detailed analysis and reconciliation of all general ledger accounts and preparation of consolidated financial statements in compliance with U.S. GAAP including ASC606
Apply technical knowledge of U.S. GAAP to monitor, evaluate impact, and implement new accounting standards and regulatory requirements
Identify, implement and improve upon key accounting software for scale

You must have: 

CPA license
10+ years of experience in progressive accounting roles, leading and building an accounting organization, with 4+ years at a leadership or management level
4+ years of public accounting experience with a Big 4 or nationally recognized accounting firm
Recent experience as an Assistant Controller or Head of Accounting with a high growth SaaS or technology company
Broad understanding of business processes coupled with operational experience covering all aspects of the monthly, quarterly, and annual close, internal, and external audits, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll
Deep technical accounting skills with demonstrated ASC 606/revenue recognition and consolidation experience involving international entities
Familiarity with a startup environment including equity grants and cap table management
Excellent knowledge in assessing, developing, and implementing internal controls
Strong ERP systems experience, preferably with Quickbooks and NetSuite, with demonstrated ability to manage deployment of new software/accounting systems (e.g. Netsuite migration)
Working knowledge of a wide range of business systems to help build infrastructure needed for revenue recognition, integration with CRM for sales and revenue accounting, commission reporting, sales tax reporting, data reporting and analytics, etc.
Ability to multitask, work independently, think critically and problem solve structurally in an ever-changing fast-paced and sometimes ambiguous environment
Strong written and verbal communication skills, with excellent and proven cross-functional and business partnering skills

Our benefits:

Health Insurance Coverage
Free Lunches
Unlimited Vacation Time
Competitive Salary
Stock Options
And More

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