Controller

Accounting United States CA


Description

The Controller is the senior-most member of the accounting team and trusted partner for the CFO.  This is a director level position responsible for managing global accounting functions, financial reporting, and internal controls. The Controller will be expected to build his team, insource currently outsourced accounting functions and help prepare the company for an eventual IPO.

The Controller will oversee all accounting, lead systems implementations and enhancements to align with the company’s strategic goals, oversee all external financial statement audits, reporting and internal control (SOX) domestically and internationally.  This includes building/maintaining a cohesive and effective staff; day-to-day management of departmental staff; modifying and maintaining policies; continually seeking mechanisms to streamline and automate processes.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Interpret and apply GAAP and other authoritative accounting standards;
  • Ensure close process is streamlined and supportive of backend internal and external reporting requirements;
  • Build an accounting team and manage a growing staff.
  • Lead the strategic selection, implementation and/or upgrades of systems and/or ERP modules required as part of the company’s strategic global expansion
  • Manage external auditors, valuation experts, and other third-party experts;
  • Lead, participate in or perform ad hoc projects or other related duties as required.

Qualifications/Requirements/Skills:

  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of current and developing GAAP standards;
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and 10 years related experience required;
  • A CPA license and/or years with an auditing firm preferred;
  • ERP implementation experience
  • Experience managing external audits
  • Experience managing accounting function in a dynamic, growing, manufacturing company is helpful;
  • Demonstrated managerial capability to initiate and make improvements to processes and procedures;
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal; ability to, coordinate and interact with, board level, executive management, middle management and personnel within other departments;
  • Ability to construct financial & other reporting models to assess and report performance.

 

Spire Health also provides additional benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D). Spire Health has a vaccine policy in place and all employees are required to demonstrate that they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 and are up to date with any boosters per CDC guidelines or have a company-approved accommodation to the vaccine policy. Candidates may request a religious or medical exemption to the company’s vaccine policy, which will be promptly evaluated by the company.