Controller - San Francisco

Prezi is seeking a seasoned hands on Controller to ensure the company’s accounting function continues to scale and support the company’s rapid growth.  This position reports to the VP of Finance and is responsible for leading the accounting, tax, and financial reporting activities and will implement the controls, processes and systems to enable us to meet operational, reporting and audit requirements as we scale.

Role responsibilities:
- Provide leadership and support to accounting team of 5; enable strong performance against strategic, financial, and operational goals
- Continue to improve upon current system of documented internal controls, policies and infrastructure to scale with the business
- Plan and manage timely filing of global and domestic tax returns and other statutory filings
- Make decisions on complex accounting areas, including: revenue recognition, internally developed software capitalization, equity administration, mergers & acquisitions
- Oversee risk management; prevent and mitigate Company’s exposures, manage insurance coverage
- Coordinate all audit activity, including preparation of annual financial statements; manage timely filing of all required statutory filings

Required skills and qualifications:
- 10 plus years of progressive accounting management experience, including experience at both a major public accounting firm and one or more public technology companies
- CPA a must
- Significant industry experience in software/SAAS
- Experience with managing remote teams and multiple global subsidiaries
- Strong understanding of GAAP and technical accounting, including revenue recognition and internally developed software
- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, exposure to FP&A is preferred
- Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal, with strong presentation skills
- Track record of building and developing high performance accounting teams in a fast paced organization
- Experience with SEC reporting and SOX compliance is preferred
- Experience with M&A support and IPO preparedness a plus
- Bachelor’s Degree  in Accounting or Finance

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