Global Controller – 100% REMOTE – Texas Based Candidates – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

What we are looking for in a Global Controller:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA designation required
  • 15+ years of combined experience in public accounting & industry
  • Prior experience with ERP system implementations
  • Proven track record of leading and developing high-performing accounting teams (globally)
  • Experienced business partner, skilled in building trust and inspiring others
  • Extensive knowledge of US accounting standards and SOX compliance
  • Experience implementing SOPs; controls Public company readiness or Pre-IPO
  • Experience with international accounting standards and multi-currency accounting

Global Controller

Our client is a platform focused on bringing people together, in the US and across the world. My client company has built a company culture rooted in kindness, honesty, inclusivity, accountability, and growth. With the growth they are experiencing, they need to add a Global Controller to the team. At this company, everyone has a seat at the table, you are encouraged to bring your “whole self” to work, and your skills and perspectives are always valued.

Every one of the team members, from the top down, helps support the effort to foster an inclusive workplace. Dedication to diversity has played a huge part in what has helped this company propel forward! Their goal is to build internal teams that represent the communities they serve.

We are seeking a Global Controller as part of the Company’s Corporate Accounting team reporting directly to the CAO. The Global Controller position will lead, drive, and direct the global accounting functions and reporting including monthly close of the general ledger, consolidation and reporting of financial results, coordination of quarterly reviews and audits, optimization of processes and internal controls and building, managing, and developing the accounting team. This position will partner across the business with key constituents such as tax and treasury, FP&A, legal, investor relations, people & culture, and other business partners. You will join an amazing team of Accounting and Finance professionals that are smart, kind, and down to earth!

Why you should join the company as Global Controller:

My client believes the best way to create a healthy world of humans is to start within yourself! To support this believe they offer:

  • Employer Paid Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance- Variety of Healthcare plans to choose from- you pick what is best for you & your family’s needs! Flexible Health Savings and Spending Accounts Available.
  • Family Care- My client supports working parents by providing access to an onsite nursing facility. When traveling or remote, my client will help with childcare accommodations and cover costs to ship breast milk.
    • 16 Weeks Paid Parental Leave to bond with your new little one!
    • Support of future parents by offering discounted IVF, IUI, and egg freezing
  • Wellness Budget- $100 monthly for virtual workouts or any wellness of your choice that will help you regroup & recharge!
  • Accidental Insurance- You may opt for additional health coverage in the event you may ever be involved in an accident
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Resources are available to all employees for confidential support and assistance with anything life throws at you.
  • Mental Health Days- breaks are necessary for us all! When you for feel a need for a reset, your manager will work with you to give you time for self-care.
  • Quarterly company merch allowance
  • Premium access to the companies’ tech platform
  • A minimum of 15 days pto with 5 day carry over
  • Equity incentive plan- share in the success of the company!
  • 401k, 4% match
  • Life Insurance- Employer paid premiums for up to 1.5X your salary or 150,000
  • LTD
  • When you’re working from the office, we’ll cover the cost of travelling when you use public transport.
  • Company fosters camaraderie- you will be matched with a random colleague every 2 weeks for a virtual coffee
  • You’ll get to participate in fun, virtual team-building activities within your department.
  • Birthday, Work Anniversary, and Baby Celebrations
    • Your milestones will be celebrated!
  • Food-When working in the office, enjoy free lunch Monday through Thursday, a fully stocked kitchen, and cold brew and kombucha on tap. While working from home, my client will send you meal delivery or a food voucher every first Friday of the month.
  • Learning & Development- You’ll get a learning allowance every year to help with your personal development and career goals.
    • The company has annual opportunities for you to learn new skills and collaborate with departments outside of your own!
    • You’ll be invited to regular internal talks with in-house experts, members of the Executive Leadership Team, and special guests.

About YOU, The Global Controller:

  • You are comfortable in a fast-paced environment where you communicate daily with world-class talent from global teams
  • You promote positivity in the workplace and are committed and flexible in your approach to get the job done
  • You love the thrill of solving the puzzle! You are able to think big picture & long term, quickly switch gears, and just as easily drill down into the details to problem solve
  • You are a self-starter: you thrive on taking ownership of initiatives with limited oversight… you often find yourself to be one step ahead of the questions being asked in the room.
  • If accounting didn’t work out, you could get a job as a juggler in the circus! You have excellent time management, and you know how to manage multiple priorities
  • You have great communication skills, both verbal and written, and build relationships with ease
  • You can build consensus and alignment but are not afraid to push ahead on your vision
  • You are passionate about leading, managing, and inspiring cross-functional teams
  • You love to work in an organization that you can feel passionate about the company vision and values

What will the Global Controller do?

  • Lead, manage and develop a high performing accounting team, driving performance by setting goals and development plans and fostering an environment to achieve those goals through ongoing feedback
  • Partner with the leadership team, cross functional leaders, and other members of the finance team to provide advice on financial implications of business activities and to ensure business objectives are delivered
  • Drive efficiency, optimization, and automation of business processes and develop and document accounting policies to standardize processes and strengthen internal controls
  • Lead and actively participate in business initiatives and projects, including operationalizing the accounting for new transactions, implementation of new accounting standards, and serve as a key partner in the implementation of business and accounting systems
  • Manage the monthly, quarterly, and annual consolidated close procedures and ensure the timeliness, efficiency, and accuracy of information used to prepare internal financial reporting to management
  • Oversee the global accounting team to ensure standardization of processes and timely and accurate month- and year-end closings of accounting transactions in compliance with US GAAP and IFRS standards
  • Work closely with FP&A team on reporting efforts related to senior leadership presentations, budgeting, monthly forecasting, and reporting of actuals
  • Partner with external auditors and manage audit requests to drive timely completion of quarterly reviews and annual audits
  • Responsible for timely execution of SOX controls across the accounting team
  • Support M&A integration activities and related purchase accounting requirements
  • Perform other related duties as necessary or assigned.

What we are looking for in a Global Controller:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA designation required
  • 15+ years of combined experience in public accounting & industry
  • Prior experience with ERP system implementations
  • Proven track record of leading and developing high-performing accounting teams (globally)
  • Experienced business partner, skilled in building trust and inspiring others
  • Extensive knowledge of US accounting standards and SOX compliance
  • Experience with international accounting standards and multi-currency accounting

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