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Senior Global Financial Controller



Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Here at Skedulo we’re on a mission to support the 2.7 billion people in the world—and the companies that employ them—who do not work at a desk every day. Our global teams are collaborative, ambitious, innovative, and passionate about helping our customers realize their fullest potential by enabling their mobile workforces.

The Skedulo team is a tight-knit group of builders who are passionate about shaping the future of how work gets done outside of the traditional office setting. We are looking for motivated, self-starters who share our values, challenge the status quo, and push the pace of innovation in order to accelerate growth. If you’re drawn to solving hard problems and want to help develop software that will make a difference in people’s lives, Skedulo is for you. Visit our website to learn more about what Skedulo does and to learn more about our people and team.

We’re looking for a senior Global Financial Controller to be responsible for the efforts and results of our accounting department. We’re looking for a senior Global Financial Controller to lead the day-to-day operations of our accounting department. This is a VP-level position reporting to the CFO. Candidates must have a proven track record of leading and developing top-tier global accounting teams.


  • Quickly assess the existing team and key processes, making immediate improvements where necessary; Implement technical accounting improvements including revenue recognition under ASC 606 and the optimization of all other accounting processes; Develop a high-performing global accounting team.
  • Take responsibility for all aspects of day-to-day accounting operations including, but not limited to, the monthly financial close and consolidation process, billing, collections, vendor payments, payroll, account reconciliations, and tax compliance;
  • Prepare detailed monthly financial reports and work closely with the FP&A team to assist with data and financial statement preparation for external reporting
  • Serve as the company's expert on accounting matters, partnering with the CFO, FP&A team, and cross-functional leadership; Help structure company-wide policies and provide guidance with respect to any accounting/audit implications of various business practices;
  • Establish, monitor, and enforce proper processes, policies, and procedures that relate to internal controls and financial integrity; Collaborate with cross-functional teams where necessary to assess and improve financial processes, workflows, data, and systems
  • Collaborate with Treasury Manager and CFO to assist with cash management, monitoring, and forecasting; ensure bank reconciliations are performed in a timely manner
  • Work closely with auditors to oversee and manage all aspects of the annual financial audit (or other ad hoc audits) and ensure timely completion
  • Collaborate with FP&A team to perform variance & flux analysis, help identify financial inefficiencies, and provide recommended actions
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements on a global basis; notably in the areas of income tax, sales tax, payroll tax, property tax, and other local regulatory requirements. Enforce adherence to requirements and filings; Advise leadership on any needed actions.
  • Own the G/L and optimize and administer our Netsuite implementation to streamline workflows, improve data cleanliness, and enforce internal controls
  • Help implement and automate order-to-cash and other critical workflows/processes around the G/L and other critical systems; Assist as SME in planning tool implementation.
  • Ad-hoc projects as necessary


  • 3+ years experience as Global Controller for a public or fast-growing venture-funded technology company, preferably at the Series C or D stage
  • International accounting experience
  • CPA, and public accounting experience at a Big Four accounting firm
  • Experience with Netsuite or similar G/L system
  • Strong technical accounting expertise and deep familiarity with ASC 606
  • A hands-on leader with experience managing a global team


  • Prior experience in the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) industry
  • Experience working in a fast-growing, global technology company in excess of $50M in revenues
  • History of building and managing high-performing teams
  • Able to perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable working primarily in a remote capacity initially with some (but infrequent) travel; Willingness to shift to a hybrid (remote/in-office) environment over time


  • This position will require no more than 20% travel from time to time as set forth by the Company.
  • Must have a valid US work visa upon hire to be considered for this position.
  • Fun, creative and fast-paced working environment
  • Competitive Healthcare Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • 7 paid sick days per year
  • 4 weeks paid leave per year
  • 10 days paid public holiday per year
  • Mental Health Support/Resources through Modern Health
  • 3 Paid Volunteer Days per year
  • Working from Home Stipend
  • Stock Options/ Equity
  • 401k - 4% Company Match
  • Paid Parental Leave for both carers
  • Learning & Development Stipend
  • Employee Referral Bonus