Financial Controller - Stealth Vehicle Service Platform Startup

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ABOUT THE VENTURE:
We are getting ready to launch and scale an automotive service startup that could transform the consumer vehicle ownership experience.  The vision is an end-to-end vehicle service platform that connects consumers with repair shops leveraging the industry’s most advance data platform.  Financially backed and operationally supported by one of world’s most recognized automotive companies and BCGDV, this startup is well positioned to disrupt the $50B US auto repair industry and targets to touch over 100M cars in the US alone, infusing cutting edge technology into an industry primed for innovation.
 
 
We are looking for an experienced financial analyst/controller to undertake aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Finance controller responsibilities will also include financial risk management.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Additional controller duties as necessary

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • CPA highly desired, MBA a plus
  • High level of hands on knowledge and experience with SAP FICO (Financial Accounting & Controlling) modules
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Strong reporting, analytical, and operational finance experience and aptitude
  • High level of knowledge and experience with US GAAP, and exposure to IFRS a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills: able to look at alternatives, identify discrepancies & irregularities, & work with team to devise & implement solution
  • Strong planning skills, managing timetables, and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to think both strategically and tactically while driving execution


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