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Employee Type: Contractor
Location: Boston, MA
Job Type: Executive, Accounting, Finance
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 8/3/2017

Job Description

Ref ID: 02100-0009992183

Classification: Controller - Corporate

Compensation: $47.50 to $55.00 per hour

Robert Half Management Resources is working with a SaaS start up business in Downtown Boston to fill an Interim Controller need. This candidate will need to bring a "been there, done that" mindset and experience when it comes to growing and scaling a startup company. Job Description: The Interim Controller will play a vital role on the finance team and will be responsible for overseeing and enhancing the company's accounting and operational finance efforts. Candidate will also work closely with the Director of Finance and other departments to generate insights, drive alignment, and integrate the company's finance, HR, and technology infrastructure which is currently outsourced. An ideal candidate will be as self-starter, detail-oriented, and possess strong analytical, leadership, and communication skills. What You Will Do: •Oversee all accounting and operational finance efforts (e.g., accounting policies, revenue recognition, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, controls, tax, reporting, audit) •Research and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles •Prepare financial statements and own month, quarter, and year-end close processes •Monitor company's financial performance (including budget variance analysis) •Facilitate budgeting and financial planning efforts •Manage and comply with local, state, federal, and other reporting and tax requirements as we enter new markets •Develop and maintained strong accounting policies, processes, and internal controls •Oversee migration to new accounting system •Other duties as necessary What You Need: •BA/BS Degree •5+ years of accounting experience •Prior experience as an assistant controller, controller, or accounting manager •CPA Preferred •Prior experience in software as a services (SaaS) industry is a must •Big four experience preferred •Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, procedures, and controls •Experience creating financial statements as well owning month-end and year-end close process •Experience with accounting software migrations, vendor selection and ERP integrations •Self-starter with experience taking ownership of key tasks •Strong collaboration, analytical, and communication skills Initially there will be flexibility around what is required but the ability to scale up and down as the business requires will be key. If you come from a start-up, SaaS business with the aforementioned experience and would like to be considered for this interim role, please send resumes to Nicole Malcolm, Resource Manager, Robert Half Management Resources at [Click Here to Email Your Resume] .

Job Requirements

US GAAP, Revenue Recognition, SAAS - Software As A Service, ERP - Enterprise Resource Planning and Implementation, Nexus Sales Use Tax Reporting

Our industry-leading alliances and broad client network provide you greater access to a variety of unique interim and long-term project opportunities that can keep you continuously engaged. We also provide competitive benefits and compensation packages, as well as online training and continuing professional education (CPE). Our parent company, Robert Half, once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies." (March 1, 2017)

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