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Controller

Chartbeat

Chartbeat

Accounting & Finance
Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Tubular and Lineup have partnered with Chartbeat to help you grow reach and revenue for your content.
Chartbeat’s (www.chartbeat.com) mission is to help content creators around the world better connect with their audiences.
In 2023, Chartbeat joined forces with Tubular, the leader in global social video intelligence and measurement, and Lineup Systems, the leading global provider of media sales technology. Together, we’re expanding the ecosystem of insights we provide to enterprise content creators who are developing audiences and revenue streams across channels. We now serve more than 1,000 brands globally, including The New York Times, the BBC, ESPN, Gannett, Vox, BuzzFeed, Paramount, WB, Mediahuis, Hearst, McClatchy, and GQ.
You'll be joining a diverse group of focused, hard-working people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

The Role

Do you love accounting? Do you want to make a significant impact? Do you want to have flexibility in your career? Are you a self-starter? If so, this is your role. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working people who are passionate about doing challenging and fun work and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance. We are seeking an experienced Controller to join our rapidly growing company with the role reporting to the Chief Financial Officer.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the organization's accurate and timely financial management, including but not limited to accounting operations, production of periodic financial reports, and maintenance of accounting records. Your primary responsibility will be to take full ownership of the day-to-day accounting function and manage a team of accounting professionals.

The ideal candidate will be a well-rounded team player who has demonstrated the ability to deliver results independently in a dynamic and fast-paced environment while maintaining a high attention to detail; effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; willingness to mentor and learn; and a strong sense of accountability. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual seeking diverse job duties in an outgoing and collaborative environment.

The Company
Chartbeat’s mission is to help content creators around the world better connect with their audiences.

In 2023, Chartbeat joined forces with Tubular, the leader in global social video intelligence and measurement, and Lineup Systems, the leading global provider of media sales technology. Together, we’re expanding the ecosystem of insights we provide to enterprise content creators who are developing audiences and revenue streams across channels. We now serve more than 1,000 brands globally, including The New York Times, the BBC, ESPN, Gannett, Vox, BuzzFeed, Paramount, WB, Mediahuis, Hearst, McClatchy, and GQ.

You'll be joining a diverse group of focused, hard-working people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Take complete ownership of our day-to-day accounting, including planning, directing, and coordinating all accounting operational functions
  • Manage a four-person team in their daily responsibilities, reviewing their work and ensuring completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of accounting records and financial reports.
  • Manage in-progress Netsuite transition.
  • Prepare interim, year-end, and comparative financial reports. Perform and provide analysis of current results to prior periods and/or budget.
  • Prepare all monthly, quarterly, and annual financial compliance reports for our investors, including our Board of Directors (Private Equity) and commercial lenders.
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements and professional standards, including tax planning and compliance.
  • Maintain the general ledger and all related accounts with proper documentation and records of all company transactions.
  • Responsible for month-end and year-end close processes
  • Identify and implement process improvements and automation to reduce the time to close and improve the accuracy of underlying accounting records
  • Coordinate activities of external auditors and accountants
  • Drive global standardization for procedures, processes, and documentation consistent with the standards of a public company
  • Hire, train, manage, and retain skilled accounting staff as needed
  • Drive process improvement, integration, and automation efforts to streamline accounting operations in Netsuite.
  • Special projects and ad-hoc analyses as directed by management

Qualifications:

  • B.A./B.S. in Accounting or Finance. CPA is strongly preferred.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in accounting/finance. 5-7 years of experience as a Controller or Assistant Controller is strongly preferred. Big 4 experience is a plus.
  • Private Equity experience is a plus.
  • Experience with Enterprise ERP is a must (Netsuite is required.)
  • Deep understanding of all aspects of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Strong technical and modeling skills are required
  • Proactive nature and independent working style
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel (complex formulas) and PowerPoint are required.
  • Strong critical thinking skills, attention to detail, depth of analysis, and ability to contextualize hypothetical business situations
  • Strong project management and time management skills are required. Should be comfortable working on several projects simultaneously and have the flexibility to prioritize based on the needs of the business
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized
  • Proven ability to work autonomously
  • Must be a team player and self-starter
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and build strong relationships across the organization, are a must.
  • Must have the ability to execute multiple tasks, be detail-oriented, committed to high quality, and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment

Salary & Benefits (including Pay Transparency information)

We are proud to offer our team members a competitive compensation plan that includes:

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K with company match (100% of the first 3% and 50% of the next 2%)
  • Fully Paid Parental Leave - 18 weeks for birthing parents, 12 weeks for non-birthing parents
  • $100/month phone and internet stipend
  • $50/month book and wellness reimbursement
  • $250/year lifelong learning and development reimbursement
  • $100/month coworking space reimbursement
  • $300 stipend for home office setup
  • Flexible work hours
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 11 paid holidays and December holiday closure
  • Company-wide outings
  • Hackweeks

The pay range for this position is $175,000-$250,000 per year. Please note that the foregoing compensation information is a good-faith assessment associated with this position only and is provided pursuant to the applicable law.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

At Chartbeat we strive to create and continually grow as a company where all employees are able to be their authentic selves. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees from different backgrounds, viewpoints, and experiences. Our strength is our diversity and we are dedicated to continuously reflect upon, and evolve our efforts to maintain a diverse, equitable and inclusive ecosystem.

EEO Statement

Chartbeat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement
At Chartbeat we strive to create and continually grow as a company where all employees are able to be their authentic selves. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees from different backgrounds, viewpoints, and experiences. Our strength is our diversity and we are dedicated to continuously reflect upon, and evolve our efforts to maintain a diverse, equitable and inclusive ecosystem.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
Chartbeat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.
Chartbeat's CCPA disclosure notice can be found here.