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Global Controller

San Francisco, United States

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The Global Controller will own all global accounting functions for Hired and provide day-to-day leadership for the company’s accounting operations. This hands-on individual will help set accounting policies and improve/automate accounting processes in a fast growing environment. The ideal candidate has a strong background in accounting leadership at growth companies, and demonstrated experience leading teams through periods of substantial change. The Global Controller will report to the CFO. 


  • Build and manage the team in general accounting (payables, payroll, receivables, payroll, revenue recognition, etc.)
  • Lead all accounting operations including month-end close, tax, audits and other required compliance reporting
  • Review monthly financial statements and analyze trends to ensure results are accurate
  • Review current accounting processes and develop growth strategies that will shorten the close process while allowing for a rapidly increasing volume of transactions in multiple countries
  • Oversee enterprise accounting system
  • Work with management team on international expansion including identifying and implementing the appropriate systems to provide the accounting structure for the worldwide organization
  • Own equity administration
  • Work closely with the Finance team on month end close, budgeting, forecasting and other ad-hoc analyses


  • CPA
  • Bachelors degree in a related field, Masters degree a plus
  • 7-10 years experience working in a variety of accounting roles, preferably in both private and public company settings
  • 5+ years experience leading accounting in a growth company
  • Strong US GAAP and compliance background
  • Netsuite experience
  • Demonstrated experience building and scaling accounting processes, systems and teams while overseeing day-to-day operations
  • Track record as influential thought leader who tackles problems head-on and collaborates with all levels of leadership for lasting change; keen ability to solve critical business issues
  • Success rapidly launching and scaling international accounting operations, especially in North America and Europe
  • Proven ability to build and lead a high-performance team
  • Instinctive reliance on data and metrics to support a position or approach
  • Stellar communication skills with the ability to quickly formulate, convey, and advocate for ideas with confidence and conviction  
  • Results-oriented with a strong sense of urgency and the ability to deliver a high volume of high-quality work on a daily basis
  • Experience accounting operations in a start-up environment is a big plus!


  • Competitive compensation & equity options
  • Open vacation & sick time
  • Flexible work hours
  • Employer paid health insurance, vision, and dental
  • 401(k)
  • Pre-tax commuter benefit
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Weekly educational classes & catered lunch

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