Are you a Big 4 trained Accountant with strong US GAAP experience? Are you experienced in working in a multi-currency consolidations and worked in overseas GAAP & VAT systems ? Do you have experience with mergers and acquisitions accounting?
If you have great experience in ERP systems and good leadership skills - then this role is for you.
Based in Austin, Texas, the ESW Capital Group specifically focuses on buying, strengthening, then growing mature business software companies. By taking advantage of its unique operating platform, ESW revitalizes its acquisitions for sustainable success while making customer satisfaction a top priority. ESW and its affiliated companies have been in the enterprise software space since 1988, and the group includes notable brands such as Aurea, Ignite Technologies,Trilogy, and Versata. The group has performed over 50 acquisitions since 2006 and aspires to 20+ annually.
Reporting to the VP Finance, the Group Controller is responsible for the end to end accounting, consolidation, reporting, debt covenant compliance and audit for a portfolio of 20+ companies within the larger family of ESW Capital Group companies. Assistant Controllers and Accounting managers with responsibility for day to day accounting will report to you. You will be responsible for the audits of your portfolio companies and the relationship with auditors. You will lead a virtual team of 3-5 GL accountants and liaise with other finance teams including P2P, O2C, FP&A and business managers. You will have a never-ending focus on process improvement, productivity, automation and ensuring timeliness and accuracy of portfolio company financial statements.
Qualifications and Key Selection Criteria Education and work history/experience
Big 4 trained accountant, preferably to audit manager level with a recognized professional qualification
Experience managing a complex group audit - Big 4 or client side
Team / Project management experience, metric-driven process implementation experience.
Extensive US GAAP exposure, ASC 606 implementation experience a bonus
M&A accounting experience, including complex multi-currency consolidations
Extensive experience with large-scale ERP systems - Netsuite and/or Intacct a bonus
Proven team leader with ability to work to tight deadlines in a faced-paced environment
Desired: Advanced level of accounting knowledge French GAAP, French VAT, payroll and tax accounting.
Core skills and capabilities
You are a superior technical accountant who is not afraid to dig into details to figure things out
You know what a top tier finance organization looks like and you insist on that standard
You are a clear communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills
You are well organized and resourceful, as well as an effective, proactive problem solver
You are skilled at getting individuals and teams to perform at a higher level and to embrace change
Total Compensation is US$200,000/year for a 40 hour work week.
Location: Global (remote)
To qualify, please provide a resume/CV demonstrating the required experience and skills. From there, to help us find the top 1% of talent, there will be a series of interviews and online skills examinations. We realize these are challenging and can require a decent amount of time - so we thank you in advance for your efforts.
Crossover is an equal opportunity company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.