Job Title:

Controller

Job Location:

San Francisco, California
492

Job Compensation:

150k - 170k + bonus and incentives


Job Description:

Our
client, a venture-backed transforming medical imaging software company, has an
opening for a Controller.

The
Controller will be responsible for financial reporting, revenue recognition,
contract management, risk management, treasury, and financial planning in a
rapidly growing start-up. The role reports into top management and supervises
one staff member, initially. 

The position requires handling a fast-paced environment
with the appropriate attention to detail and ability to juggle many
expectations and make the right priority calls.
 
A passion for innovation and transformation in healthcare is important
to this mission-driven organization.

 

Our Firm:

Murdock
Martell, Inc. is a leading financial consulting and recruiting 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.

 

The
ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of increasingly responsible roles
in finance, including accounting and prior Controller assignments.  They will be a good problem-solver who
partners and communicates well across the organization; someone who will thrive
in a fast-paced “up-for-anything” environment. 
Experience with global operations is a plus.  This position is based in the US.

 

Essential
Duties and Responsibilities:

Direct
the financial planning and accounting activities as well as its relationship by
performing the following duties personally or through subordinate personnel.

  •       Work with business leadership on the strategic plan including the corresponding
    one and 5-year business plans, and preparing reports for reporting
  •       Responsible for the annual planning process and updating these
    quarterly
  •       Manage stock plan administration
  •       Oversee taxes, calculations and payments for US and Canada
    (income, property, franchise, sales/use, business, etc.)
  •       Manage vendor contracts for services, consultants &
    contractors
  •       Manage approval and payment of legal invoices, 409B valuations
  •       Responsible for monthly financial close processes including
    reporting
     and consolidations.  Ensure the accuracy of the
    financial records in accordance with GAAP
  •       Direct the accounting/finance staff on the procedures and computer
    application systems necessary to maintain accurate financial records and to
    afford adequate accounting controls
  •       Assess corporate insurance requirements and ensure coverages meet
    contractual and operational needs
  •       Ensure compliance with all regulatory and government reporting
    requirements (DE, CA, SF City/County, etc.)
  •       Oversee all equity-related matters (cap table, option activity,
    investor reporting)
  •       Appraise the organization's financial position and issue
    periodic reports on organization's financial stability, liquidity, and growth.
    Manage and forecast cash requirements and ensure spend is in line with these
    projections
  •       Support department heads by providing information on spend vs.
    budget
  •       Ensure compliance with accounting policies
  •       Implementing appropriate internal control processes  
  •       Support outside audit and tax return prep by outside CPA firm
    and supply information and schedules as may be requested
  •       Hire, train, manage and mentor accounting/finance department
    staff 
  •       Be responsible for meeting quality system requirements for
    Controller’s function
  •       Supervisory Responsibilities: One direct report

Job
Requirements/Qualifications: 

  •          Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (if sufficient
    accounting experience)
  •          Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or other equivalent
    certification preferred but not required
  •          MBA or Master level degree in discipline preferred
  •          10-years prior work experience in Accounting/Finance with
    experience as Controller, and Financial Planning and Analysis
  •          Strong Excel skills, QuickBooks, Expensify
  •          Ability to coordinate multiple tasks, ensure accuracy and
    timeliness in a fast-paced and changing work environment


Job Skills:

N/A

Education Requirements:

MBA or Master level degree preferred; Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance (if sufficient accounting experience)

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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