VP, Controller Remote (US or Canada) /

Company: 1Password

Over 90,000 businesses and millions of people use 1Password to protect their most important information. We’re a kind, curious, and customer-focused team on a mission to build the world's most-loved password manager and give people more control over their data.

Reporting to the CFO, the VP, Controller will be responsible for many facets of corporate controllership including: corporate accounting, transaction services, financial reporting, development of internal control policies, and optimization of finance systems.  This role is also responsible for the accurate and timely completion of month/quarter/year ends as well as being the main liaison between the business and external auditors.  Most importantly, the VP will be instrumental in building and mentoring a team of finance professionals and building a best in class finance organization.  

This is a Remote opportunity within Canada and United States.

What we're looking for:

    • 5+ years of post-qualification controllership experience in a SaaS environment including experience with managing transaction services
    • The right candidate will bring a lot of enthusiasm and will be a highly motivated self-starter with a results-oriented approach
    • Technical, analytical and detail-oriented but can also think strategically and at a high level
    • Prides themself on ability to be proactive and ability to deliver hyper-accurate and timely results
    • In-depth understanding of US GAAP especially as it relates to SaaS (specifically revenue, equity, purchase price accounting) and ability to translate accounting standards into practical applications at work
    • Strong technical background and working knowledge of external reporting 
    • Strong decision making and critical thinking skills
    • Have the ability to communicate with every level of the organization with varying degrees of technicality and have excellent presentation skills
    • Proven track record for building and managing highly engaged finance teams - and enjoys being a key contributor to team building activities
    • Strong digital literacy with advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel, ERPs (NetSuite), BI Tools, and other finance systems
    • Proven track record to multi-task normal workloads with finance-related projects to achieve results and advance work plans
    • Holds a professional accounting designation

What you can expect - Corporate Controllership and Financial Reporting:

    • Full ownership of day to day activities and the monthly, quarterly and annual close process and production of company consolidated financial statements as well as subsidiary financials (US, UK, Netherlands)
    • Ownership and maintenance of the chart of accounts, accounting policies and practices and correspondence with the external auditor
    • US GAAP subject matter expert:  identify research required, perform and provide findings; mentor team on accounting issues, and lead and collaborate with the business to make changes to operations as required.  Keeping abreast of changes to accounting, legal, procedural and technology developments as they relate to 1Password.
    • Development and maintenance of controls over accounting and reporting processes

What you can expect - Transaction Services:

    • Coordinate transaction services department including AP, AR, collections, billings, commissions, and payroll that's responsible for processing all our corporate payments, receipts and inquiries with customers
    • Working with FP&A, Biz Ops and other Business Units to ensure accounting treatment of transactions is accurate and complete in the general ledger
    • Constantly identifying opportunities to improve efficiencies operationally and financially and driving/owning the change

What you can expect - Financial Systems:

    • Evaluate existing financial reporting processes and drive improvements on a priority basis to existing workflows; optimize the reporting coming out of the ERP
    • Evaluate and optimize the existing ERP and cultivate a continuous improvement mindset within the department around automation and efficiency

What you can expect - Additional:

    • Build a best-in-class close process with a best-in-class team
    • Assist with Integration of accounting and financial reporting services arising from acquisitions
    • Design, implement and manage the Finance governance model, including onboarding of new staff, accounting policies and memos, document retention, principles and frameworks around decision making
    • Quarterly, present accounting, reporting and disclosure matters to Disclosure Committee and the Finance & Audit Committee
    • Represent Finance on enterprise-wide initiatives
    • Assist the Corporate Finance & Development team with any projects
What we offer:

Along with joining a connected, inclusive and passionate community you will be eligible for the following: 
- Remote-first environment with flexible working hours to accommodate work-life balance
- Competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and RRSP or 401K match program
- Employee Stock Options Program
- Flexible vacation and time off including additional personal and sick days
- Wellness programs, Employee Assistance Program and an annual wellness allowance 
- Paid parental leave programs
- Professional development and peer recognition opportunities
- Company swag and a free family 1Password subscription (and a discount for friends!)

1Password is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and when we say bring your whole self to work, we mean it. You’ll join a diverse and inclusive community, built on trust, support and respect. Be yourself, find your people and share the things you love. As we continue to build our team, we welcome all individuals and do not discriminate on the basis of gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, sex, citizenship, education, languages spoken and veteran’s status. Accommodation is available upon request at any point during the recruitment process, should you require any please do let us know.

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