Controller

Sittercity Incorported - Chicago, IL

Full-timeEstimated: $83,000 - $120,000 a year
SkillsBenefits
About Sittercity

Sittercity's mission is to make child care finally work. We pioneered tech enabled child care in 2001, and we connect millions of parents with babysitters and nannies every year. Recently recognized as a 2018 Chicago Innovation Award winner and one of the best places to work by Crain's and Built in Chicago, we are building a platform that is radically simplifying the way we find, book and pay for trusted care. Headquartered in Chicago, we serve families and caregivers nationwide.

What You'll Do

We are looking for a Controller to take on a key leadership role in a dynamic and fast-paced technology company. You'll lead our accounting department, and work closely with the executive team to set and execute the company's strategy. The role provides an opportunity to fast track your growth and development in an organization with a mission that has real positive social impact, in addition to aggressive business goals.

Our ideal candidate is not just about crunching numbers, but rather is someone who has an entrepreneurial spirit, is a self-starter, and wants to work in an environment where they can have a voice and an impact. You will be accountable for managing the company's financials and supporting executive decision making.

Responsibilities:
Oversee all accounting operations, including general ledger, payables, receivables, revenue recognition, and payroll

Coordinate and direct the financial close process including full-cycle monthly and year-end accounting

Prepare and present monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to Board of Directors and other external stakeholders

Supervise staff accountant, and plan for organizational growth

Maintain cash flow forecast and regular analysis of cash requirements

Implement, document, and maintain internal controls and financial & accounting processes in compliance with GAAP and stakeholder covenants

Oversee stock option and capitalization administration

Manage external vendors, including audit, tax and valuation efforts

Prepare audited financial statements in compliance with company policies, GAAP and SEC independence rules

Manage annual budgeting process, maintain rolling forecast, and report variances

Lead technical accounting matters, including revenue recognition, ASC 606, economic nexus, and other standards changes

Comply with federal, state, and local governments' legal and reporting requirements and filings

Oversee all HR functions—employee onboarding, terminations, benefits administration, workers compensation, unemployment claims, and 401K administration

Qualifications:
CPA certification

Experience in a position equivalent to a controller, with a proven track of implementing accounting best practices

Strong technical accounting skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong analytical and organizational skills

Experience and interest in working cross-functionally

Advanced Microsoft Office skills

Public accounting experience a plus

Experience with NetSuite a plus

Benefits and Perks

Support for flexible and remote working environments

Food and healthy snacks throughout the day

Ping pong and on-site fitness center

Company events, social outings and volunteer opportunities

Open personal time off policy

Industry leading maternal and paternal leave

Great benefits package, including; health, dental, vision, disability, life, 401(k)

Sittercity is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis as prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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