ZOZI is hiring a

Controller

San Francisco, United States

We are growing quickly and need someone to  step into a Controller role here at ZOZI. This role has both critical visibility within the company as well as critical function for every single department in the organization. The Controller will be responsible for building the accounting organization, developing the financial systems roadmap, driving process improvement and enabling strong performance against strategic, financial and operational goals.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Build a best-in-class accounting operation (people, processes, systems) in a high-volume transaction business with multiple business segments and reporting lines
  • Support global expansion initiatives through equity/debt financing and M&A transactions
  • Build and manage a high performance team, actively participate in building a culture that supports professional growth and development
  • Evaluate new technical accounting developments and recommend appropriate actions; drive process improvement at all levels of the Finance organization
  • Implement effective internal controls and processes to ensure the accuracy of financial reporting, compliance with all laws, integrity of corporate data, and safeguarding assets while not impacting team culture
  • Manage accounting operations, tax, and financial reporting; direct the daily activities for GL, AP, AR, revenue, commissions, cash management, payroll, and equity administration
  • Lead annual financial audits and quarterly reviews while building strong auditor relationships
  • Develop KPIs and financial reporting, partner internally for accurate and timely management reporting

 

Your Background:

A leader, driven to build best-in-class organizations to support rapid growth in a collaborative environment.

  • 7-10 years progressive accounting management experience, including significant experience at a high-growth start up
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, IFRS and technical accounting, with demonstrated revenue recognition experience in a dynamic, complex environment
  • Experience with venture financing and sophistication with M&A, international expansion and consolidations in a multi-currency environment
  • Demonstrated experience implementing systems and technology to enable rapid growth and scaling
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, strong experience with Excel, Google Sheets and related tools
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Track record of building and developing high performance accounting teams in a fast paced organization
  • Strong attention to detail with an ability to solve complex problems
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA or equivalent experience and Master’s in accounting or business highly desired

 

 

The Company :

ZOZI’s mission is to provide best in class online booking software for activity businesses and inspire people to experience the world. We’ve been named one of the "Top 100 Brilliant Companies" by Entrepreneur Magazine, “America’s Most Promising Companies” by Forbes, and "Top 50 Best Places to Work" by Outside Magazine for five years in a row.

For tour, activity and event businesses, ZOZI Advance® is the fastest growing online reservation, payment and customer management software used by thousands of businesses across nearly 90 countries.  For people who crave new experiences, ZOZI.com helps them discover and book thousands of activities and travel getaways, and find inspiring articles by ZOZI Gurus® and experts – 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

5 million people have used ZOZI to discover and book things to do around the globe, purchasing nearly half a billion dollars in activities.

Our company culture is built on passionate people - we value our team above all else and strive to have every person thrilled to build this company together. The team is highly incentivized to do well, and we’re heavily invested in the future of each person. We realize that talented people have options, and those who choose ZOZI mean a great deal to us. We want you to grow professionally, have a lot of fun and be surrounded by the best.



We offer great perks like a 401K, 100% company paid health benefits, professional development budget and more. We also have a “flex vacation” policy, which means there’s no formal number of days off per year - you take time when you need it. We also offer free ZOZI experiences, a company paid iPhone, sabbatical time, gym memberships, and a bike-equipped office at the end of the Embarcadero in San Francisco.

We've attracted some of the best investors, partners, and awards thanks to the dedication of our immensely talented team. If you like the idea of building a company that helps people create life memories, join us!