Head of Global Accounting and Controls

Location: Sandy, UT
Date Posted: 07-11-2018
Head of Global Accounting and Controls
Sandy, Utah

About the company
Our client is a business intelligence and data analytics company that provides eCommerce metrics to over 100+ of the world’s top brands in Consumer Products, Beauty, Home Goods, and Electronics. They help manufacturers across ecommerce to run their businesses more effectively with metrics like market share, competitive sales, traffic, advertising ROI, eCommerce search engine optimization, and more.  Their processes, data, and solutions are turning heads from industry experts of the largest, most sophisticated data companies in the world.‚Äč  

This is an opportunity to work at a fast-paced, high-growth company in the e-commerce analytics and big data space, while at the same time gaining exposure to the world’s largest consumer goods companies. As the company has been multiplying (went from 40 employees to 160+), this person will have an opportunity to build processes, controls, systems and accounting team.

The Head of Accounting & Control role will be a key individual within Finance function as the business grows
rapidly across the USA and Europe. The individual will oversee the accounting systems, processes, and
procedures to ensure efficient operations and that accounting records are consistent and accurate, as well as
oversee appropriate controls, checks, and balances across all operating entities in the USA and Europe.

If you're interested in getting in on the ground floor with a growing company and work with some of the biggest brand names, read on!

Job Description:
  • Oversee the daily accounting operations (invoicing, accounts receivables, accounts payable, vendor
    contracts), working with the existing team to develop best practice in these areas. You will also work
    closely in building relationships with our central finance functions and global transaction accounting function,
    based in India;
  • Overall responsibility for month-end and year-end financial close process;
  • Responsible for overseeing the implementation of new finance systems (e.g. financial force, Concur) and
    the continued development and documentation of the processes and controls; and
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings, and
    will also be the key point of contact for external and internal auditors.

Candidate Qualification Requirements (in order of importance):
  • CPA
  • 5+ years of experience in a corporate environment. Previous experience working in a B2B information services / SAAS business is favorable.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and efficient, with the ability to effectively prioritize amongst various tasks
  • Advanced Excel, and prior experience with implementing systems (Oracle, hyperion, financial force, Salesforce) would be very beneficial
  • Track record of implementing controls and financial systems
  • Demonstrated track record of managing finance teams
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