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Corporate Controller

Blue Current

Blue Current

Accounting & Finance
Hayward, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, December 24, 2023
Job Overview:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Corporate Controller to join our dynamic team. As the Corporate Controller, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, financial reporting, budget and forecast preparation, as well as the development of internal control policies and procedures. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in corporate finance, excellent leadership skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Responsibilities:

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare and oversee the timely and accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Coordinate the preparation of financial reports for internal and external stakeholders, including executive leadership and regulatory authorities.

Internal Controls:

  • Develop, implement, and monitor effective internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Continuously assess and enhance internal control processes to mitigate financial and operational risks.

Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Collaborate with various departments to develop and manage the annual budgeting process.
  • Provide financial leadership in the development of forecasts, analyzing variances and trends, and offering strategic recommendations.
  • Review and approve PRs/POs against budget

Audit Management (if needed):

  • Serve as the primary liaison with external auditors during the annual audit process.
  • Coordinate the preparation of audit schedules, respond to audit inquiries, and ensure the timely completion of the audit.

Cash Management:

  • Process all invoices and payments via Bill.com
  • Manage and optimize cash flow by monitoring daily cash balances, forecasting cash needs, and recommending appropriate actions.
  • Oversee banking relationships and ensure compliance with debt covenants.

Financial Analysis:

  • Provide insightful financial analysis to support business decisions and strategic initiatives.
  • Analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) and financial metrics, identifying trends and recommending areas for improvement.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA designation strongly preferred
  • 5+ years proven experience as a Controller or in a similar financial leadership role
  • In-depth knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting requirements
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to think strategically
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in accounting software (Quickbooks, Bill.com) and implementation of Financial ERP systems

Blue Current is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and embraces diversity. We believe that our team is strengthened through hiring and retaining employees with diverse backgrounds, skill sets, ideas, and perspectives. We make hiring decisions based on merit and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex or gender (including pregnancy) gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, marital, veteran, disability status or any other protected category in accordance with applicable law.