About the Finance Team at FiscalNoteAs we ramp up in revenue, team size, and outside investments, our Finance team ensures clarity, consistency, and transparency surrounding our rapidly advancing financial position. Charged to understand everything about startup and SaaS finance and accounting, the Finance team fuels growth with its finger always on the pulse of the company’s financial affairs.

The Controller is responsible for the general accounting operations of the company and leading the financial reporting, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, and expense reimbursement processes of the company. You will ensure the company maintains an adequate system of accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. The position will report to the CFO and be a key member of the finance leadership team.

You Will:
- Prepare internal and external consolidated financial statements including related footnotes on monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
- Manage the close process to ensure financial statements are accurately reported incoordination with company policy and GAAP
- Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, payroll, fixed asset records, prepaid expenses, accruals, and general entity accounting
- Review, research, analyze, and properly document conclusions reached on complex technical accounting issues
- Develop and maintain global processes, policies, and procedures to ensure conformance with GAAP and other statutory reporting requirements
- Design and implement scalable internal controls that improve the efficiency of the accounting and finance organization and the flow of quality financial actionable information within the company
- Lead the finance team through successful audits with external auditors
- Prepare workpapers to lead the outside tax provider with the annual tax provision, quarterly tax reporting, and annual compliance tax filings

You have:
- A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline (CPA required;MBA preferred)
- Minimum of 10 years accounting experience in a senior accounting or financial management role
• Experience working for a publicly-traded company is required, preferably in a SOX 404(b) environment
- Impeccable communication, organizational, and analytical skills
- Experience with NetSuite or equivalent, Salesforce, and Microsoft Office Suite
- Driven and self-motivated to perform at the highest level in a start-up environment
- Strong understanding of GAAP and technical accounting, including revenue recognition, acquisition accounting, capitalized software, and stock based compensation

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