Job Opportunity at Joseph Michaels International

Posted on Jul 18

http://www.josephmichaels.com    800-786-1099

Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4163954

Fun company passionate people, state-of--the-art products in the Cloud Solutions Business!


People are the heart of our client's success. Attracting the right talent is critical to making this company successful.
We’re looking for people of rock solid integrity, great education and intelligence; looking to grow in their career while our clients build this company.
As the Controller, you are a trusted senior manager of a vital department for the Company. You provide guidance to the C-level executives and are a strong leader and mentor for the Finance and Accounting teams. 
The Controller is responsible for directing and executing the financial affairs of the Company, including; Financial Reporting, FP&A, HR, Compliance and Finance Operations functions. Responsibilities include timely financial reporting, draft and implementation of Finance and Accounting policies, optimized execution of payroll, cash management and accounts payable. This position requires direct supervision over general accounting, payroll, cost accounting, and budgetary controls through policy accountability, mentor-ship and professional development. This position includes both hands on accounting and supervises all finance and accounting staff. This position reports to the CFO.
The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, professional and capable of managing their workloads and prioritizing tasks of others in a fast-paced corporate environment. This candidate will have a technical background in all areas of Finance, GL, AR, AP and Tax. This person is technical proficient but also can see the big picture and lead others with a team approach. This candidate has excellent communication skills and routinely presents to C-level management. This person will also have a great outgoing personality, outstanding organization skills, and initiative.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Including but not limited to:
  • Manage all general accounting functions which include performing month-end close process, preparing and booking journal entries, account reconciliations and variance analysis
  • Assure accuracy of all general ledger activity, including reconciliations of all necessary general ledger accounts, and review of general ledger activity.
  • Responsible for timely month-end close including preparation of financial statements with comparisons and analysis of prior periods and budgets.
  • Prepare monthly Consolidated Balance Sheet, P&L and Cash Flow statements and financials for Board packages.
  • Oversee tax related matters to ensure timely compliance
  • Direct activities related to efficient cash collection and vendor payments and overall cash management and cash forecasting.
  • Oversee and manage accounts payable, assuring all policy, procedures and internal controls are followed consistently. Assures invoices and checks are processed timely and accurately.
  • Oversee day-to-day commercial banking relationships
  • Oversee all audits/reviews – financial, tax, bank, etc.
  • Review vendor contracts and agreements
  • Help coordinate company financial planning and budget management
  • Maintain and improve upon current accounting infrastructure to scale with business growth, including documentation of policies and procedures.
  • Manage stock ledgers
  • Implement, document and maintain a system of internal controls
  • Maintain relationship with external auditors and ensure compliance of GAAP requirements
  • Analyze company operations to identify operational and cost efficiencies and implement solutions.
  • Create and report relevant and routine metrics around accounting department productivity and accuracy
  • Document and/or update standard policies and procedures as needed
  • Supervise accounting/finance staff, including hiring, training and maintaining adequate staffing levels, providing continuous coverage for all accounting/finance functions.
  • Assist in due diligence related matters
  • Assist with special projects as needed
Managerial Responsibilities
  • Accounting staff will report to this position
  • Mentor staff
  • Exercise strong work ethic and professionalism
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience/Education Required
  • Minimum of 8 years of Accounting experience, with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Knowledge of NetSuite
  • CPA certification, Public Preferred
  • Advanced EXCEL modeling skills
  • Revenue Recognition, International Experience, Tax
  • Experience managing relationships with external auditors
  • Strong project management skills including an ability to multi-task, prioritize and respond quickly within a rapidly changing environment
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment
What Our Client Offers
  • competitive compensation plan
  • Innovative, high growth and collaborative culture.  A culture that values intelligence, data and analytics (not politics)
  • Vacation and paid holidays
  • Great Benefits including: Medical, dental, vision, 401K with and Life and Disability coverage
This is a priority hire position!

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