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Director of Accounting/Controller

Company: Platform9 Systems
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Platform9 is the world's #1 open distributed cloud service, offering the power of the public cloud on infrastructure of customers' choice - powered by Kubernetes and cloud-native technologies. Public clouds are walled gardens, and DIY is difficult and time consuming. Platform9 offers a third option - an open and faster option - enabling a better way to go cloud-native. Platform9's service powers 40K+ nodes across private, public, and edge clouds. Innovative enterprises like Juniper, Kingfisher Plc, Mavenir, Redfin, and Cloudera achieve 4x faster time-to-market, up to 90% reduction in operational costs, and 99.9% uptime. Platform9 is an inclusive, globally distributed company backed by leading investors.
- We are looking for a Director of Accounting to lead and build out our Accounting function as the company scales. This role reports to the VP of Finance, and is responsible for managing the month-end close, inter-company accounting and consolidations, internal controls, annual audits, and development of various policies and procedures. The ideal candidate operates as both a team manager and hands-on technical expert.
- Responsibilities

  • Oversee all accounting functions including revenue, inter-company accounting and consolidations, GL, AP, AR/billing, payroll, commission accounting, and financial reporting
  • Manage the monthly/quarterly close and related reporting and analysis. Consistently deliver accurate financial reports on time, in compliance with company policies and US GAAP
  • Oversee compliance and filings for all areas of tax, and manage relevant insurance policies
  • Own and complete the periodic financial statement audits, working closely with the rest of the Finance team and external auditors
  • Evaluate and recommend changes to financial and accounting policies, procedures, and systems to streamline and support growth
  • Review business agreements to help structure business transactions to minimize company accounting exposures. Educate internal business partners on the key accounting rules, such as revenue recognition.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal team members and cross-functional teams Requirements
    • 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, with at least 5 in a manager-level role
    • CPA certification required, BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
    • Detail-oriented and enjoys solving accounting- and finance-related issues
    • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills
    • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Extensive experience with accounting softwares such as Quickbooks, Netsuite, Microsoft Dynamics GP or other comparable systems To succeed in this role you'll need to be a team player with a strong sense of ownership for your work and a passion for working in a data driven organization. -
      - Platform9 Core Values i Innovation
      C Customer Obsession
      O Ownership with OKRs
      R Radical Candor
      E Excellence in What We Do What's your citizenship / employment eligibility?*

Keywords: Platform9 Systems, Mountain View , Director of Accounting/Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Mountain View, California

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