About the position

Ship Hero is looking for an experienced Controller (remote position) who seeks dynamic, fast-paced environments to support our rapid growth and increasingly complex operations. The Controller will own the Company's accounting operations including accurate and timely month-end close while building upon and leading the high performing accounting team. The ideal candidate is comfortable being hands-on, adroit at all things debits and credits, and thrives in the fast-changing world of growth stage companies.

About us

ShipHero is a leading B2B SaaS provider for warehouse management software and offers fulfillment as a service. Our software platform is entrusted by hundreds of companies, large and small to manage their eCommerce operations. We’re driven to help our customers grow their businesses by providing a platform that solves complex problems and is engineered to be reliable and fast. We are obsessed with building great products that are simple and intuitive to use. Our remote-only culture reflects our ethos and belief that by bringing passionate, talented, and great people together amazing things can be accomplished. We are looking for people who are also passionate about technology and helping our customers solve problems.

Responsibilities

  • Own the monthly and annual close process including review and supervision of the growing accounting team.
  • Oversee account reconciliations, accrual and intercompany schedules and general journal entries ensuring that financial reports are accurate and delivered timely.
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures and internal controls that will help support our rapid expansion
  • Assist in creating the monthly board package for investors
  • Coordinate and manage tax processes including sales tax compliance and filings and addressing state and local tax issues with tax advisors
  • Identify technical accounting issues, research, summarize, and implement solutions.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 7+ year’s total experience with 2+ years as Controller at a high growth startup and previous experience at a public accounting firm
  • Experience implementing financial and accounting systems processes, tools, and control systems
  • Experience preparing and managing the audit process
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal.
  • High proficiency in Excel (e.g., vlookups, sumifs, pivot tables)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • Comfort working remotely with occasional travel
  • CPA desired
  • Experience at a venture backed, software and services company a plus