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Job Location:

San Jose, California

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Job Description:


Currently we are seeking a
Controller to join our client facing consulting team. We are seeking a
historically highly ranked performer who has a long-term interest in
consulting. This is an excellent opportunity to join a very talented and
respected senior-level team.  Consultants
service our clients located in the south bay up the peninsula to SF with a
willingness to go to SF one day a week as needed.

Murdock Martell, Inc. is a
well-established financial consulting firm that provides solutions to established
and emerging growth companies. We represent some of the strongest companies in
the Bay Area with an emphasis in technology and life sciences start-ups. MM
Consultants enjoy salary, benefits, paid training and professional development,
bonus potential and flexible hours with excellent work/life balance! In
addition, we work on a portfolio of VC backed, high potential tech and life
science start-ups. As a Murdock Martell employee, you are exposed to engaging
entrepreneurs and diverse industries to keep your learning curve on the rise
while working with a knowledgeable team of coworkers who are never too busy to
answer a question or lend a hand.

Duties may include but are not
limited to the following:

  • Evaluate and advise on business
    operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and
    future revenues
  • Technical accounting capabilities
    including revenue recognition, equity matters, international expansion
    experience, audit support, investor relations and board reporting
  • Create and maintain multiple forecast
    models with both bottom up and top down approaches
  • Compile and analyze financial
    information to prepare financial statements in accordance with GAAP
  • Prepare monthly financials including
    general ledger, monthly journal entries, key statistics, various detailed
    analyses, variance to budgets, complex reconciliations, etc.
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly,
    quarterly and year-end close processes
  • Implement and manage several online
    applications such as,, QuickBooks, NetSuite, and Expensify
  • Continuous management and support of
    budget and forecast activities
  • Prepare for financial audit and
    coordinate the audit process
  • Oversee accurate and appropriate
    recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws
    and regulations
  • Function as liaison for clients with
    their bankers, insurance brokers, attorneys, tax preparers, board members and
    other outside parties as needed
  • Manage staff, senior accountants on assignments

Candidate requirements:

  • 10+ years relevant experience,
    including management experience and prior experience as a controller or higher
    at a public company
  • BA/BS in Business with concentration
    in Accounting; CPA required
  • Former public accounting experience
    required, Big 4 preferred
  • Strong leaderships and supervisory
  • Knowledge of one or more: QuickBooks
    online and/or QuickBooks desktop, NetSuite, Intactt, QAD, Dynamics
  • Strong general and technical
    accounting background with maintained application in prior roles
  • Effective and credible at managing
    the monthly reporting process along with meeting management’s expectations
  • Able to adapt quickly to the changing
    demands of our clients
  • Excellent planning, analytical,
    interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to detail, organized and
    thorough with a desire for continuous improvement
  • Comfortable interacting across all
    disciplines of the company
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, growing
    start-up environment and work independently and hands-on when necessary
  • Proficient knowledge of Excel; advanced
    Excel knowledge required
  • Consolidations and international
    accounting a plus
  • Cost accounting skills a plus
  • Tax accounting knowledge

If you are a dedicated professional
with the skills outlined above and ready for the next step in your career,
Murdock Martell would like to hear from you. Please send your resume and salary
requirements for consideration.


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Murdock Martell, Inc. is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

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