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Controller

Electric

Electric

Accounting & Finance
Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Who We are

Electric is on a mission to simplify IT for small businesses everywhere. In the US alone, 99% of companies are small businesses, and we have a huge opportunity to impact how they run by providing a solution that makes managing IT easy (even if you’re not an IT expert)! We do that for almost 1,000 small businesses and over 55,000 users with IT Management Software that makes technical things like device management, application provisioning, cybersecurity policies, employee onboarding, and compliance reporting easy to manage and improve.

Our employees are our most valuable asset. We have a people-first culture that prioritizes inclusion, support, growth, and development. You're not just an employee here; you're an important part of our community and of our mission to simplify IT.

If you want to bring your skills to a highly collaborative team and are passionate about pairing the creative with the analytical, have a flair for testing and experimentation, embody grit, determination, and curiosity, and want to be part of bringing Electric to small businesses across the U.S., read on

Overview

Electric’s Finance Team is seeking a Controller to streamline our financial processes, ensuring accuracy and transparency in our financial reporting and driving our company’s financial health and growth. Reporting to the COO, this role will focus on overseeing the company's accounting operations, developing internal control guidelines, and providing financial analysis and insights to inform strategic decision-making.

This is a highly visible and strategic position that has the opportunity to shape cross-functional initiatives, foster collaboration among departments, and deliver impactful financial insights that drive the company's overall success.

The ideal candidate will possess a robust background in financial management, demonstrate keen analytical skills, and have a proven track record of leading teams to achieve organizational goals.

What you’ll do

  • Oversee all company accounting practices, including accounting departments, preparing budgets, financial reports, tax and audit functions.
  • Develop internal control guidelines, policies and procedures for budget accounting, cash and credit management, and administration.
  • Oversee the production of monthly reports, financial statements, and cash flow projections.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements.
  • Work closely with external auditors and tax professionals to ensure compliance.
  • Stay current with technological advances and accounting software to meet the company's financial needs.
  • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on company decisions and on the evaluation of potential alliances, acquisitions, and mergers.
  • Manage financial risks through established financial policies and procedures.
  • Develop, mentor, and train accounting team

Who you are

  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, CPA required
  • You bring at least 5 years of accounting experience with time spent in a leadership role
  • Experience in a SaaS or technology company is preferred
  • Proven ability to interpret financial data, prepare financial reports, a
  • Deep understanding of accounting software and ERP architectures
  • Experienced in building, mentoring, and guiding teams
  • Strong communication skills with demonstrated experience communicating results
  • Ability to engage with senior stakeholders

Excited about the opportunity, but worried you don’t meet all the requirements? We recognize that people are less likely to apply to jobs where they don’t meet every single qualification. Imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. We encourage you to apply anyway, and give us both the chance to find out if you’re the right candidate for this or other roles!

Read about working at Electric here and meet our leadership team!

We offer a range of benefits that include:

  • Flexible and generous PTO
  • Mental Wellness Days
  • Volunteer Days
  • Medical, Vision, Dental, and Orthadontia Coverage
  • 401k
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Option Program)
  • Kindbody Membership for Family Planning
  • Pre-taxed Commuter Benefits
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Paid medical, family, and military leave
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Life Insurance funded by Electric
  • Training and career growth
  • Awesome team building events!

Where?

We are headquartered in NYC, with an office in Denton, TX and remote locations across 24 states. Our largest markets outside of the Tri-State area and Dallas-Fort Worth area are San Diego, Denver, Raleigh. We embrace a hybrid culture and offer opportunities throughout the year for folks to get together in regional markets or at HQ. With a widely distributed team, we are used to working remotely across different time zones.

See below to see if you are eligible to work within the 24 states we hire in: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin.

Standard Working Hours: 9:00AM -6:00PM

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. Electric does not discriminate against candidates or employees because of their sex, race, gender identity, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, veteran status or any other protected status under the law.

Accommodations

Electric is committed to providing access, equal opportunities, and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation as part of the recruitment process, please contact: TA@electric.ai.