Austin, Texas | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/04/2017 Job ID: 1355 Industry: Accounting, Finance

The Role: Controller

Location: Austin, TX


The Company

HireBetter is recruiting on behalf of a private equity-backed company in the healthcare industry that provides software solutions to acute and post-acute care hospitals and long-term care facilities.

The Role

Reporting to the CFO, the Controller will direct the organization’ s accounting and finance practices, playing a significant role in supporting the Company’ s operations and future growth initiatives. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leadership in entrepreneurial environments and working in a collaborative manner to effectively influence and implement the changes that are necessary for scaling the business.

  • Direct the monthly close process and the preparation and timely issuance of the organization' s monthly and annual financial statements in accordance with GAAP
  • Maintain the general ledger and chart of accounts, including monthly account balance reconciliation and timely resolution of reconciling items
  • Maintain the organization’ s accounting policies/procedures including performing research on accounting issues and presenting and implementing recommendations that will facilitate operational efficiency and effective compliance
  • Recruit, develop, train and motivate the accounting/finance team, including providing training and direction on accounting and financial reporting matters
  • Manage the annual audit process including coordinating with the auditors to ensure timely resolution of issues and a well-organized and efficient process
  • Manage federal and state tax compliance and reporting, including coordinating with outside CPA firm in timely and accurate filings and resolution of any related issues
  • Support the CFO in developing, implementing and maintaining an effective and efficient system of internal controls to facilitate a tone of integrity and effective compliance with local/state/federal/industry regulatory matters
  • Support the CFO in the development of the annual operating plan and budgeting and forecasting activities for the organization
  • Support mergers & acquisition efforts, including due diligence procedures and post-transaction integration

  • Eight to ten years of experience including public accounting and leadership experience in an entrepreneurial environment in the software industry, preferably SaaS model; healthcare industry experience is a plus
  • Undergraduate degree in accounting
  • CPA
  • Strong technical accounting and financial reporting skills
  • Experience in establishing/refining SaaS revenue recognition policies, including assessment of commercial contracts to ensure proper alignment of business objectives and revenue recognition
  • Experience in accounting for software development costs
  • Proven ability to effectively manage outside tax and audit professionals
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a proven track record of leading effectively through the dynamics of change in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Exceptional leadership skills, evidenced by successfully building, motivating, and managing high-performance accounting and finance teams in small to medium size companies and high growth environments
  • Experience in implementing policy, process and operational changes across functions
  • Reputation of teamwork, strong work ethic, integrity, candor and accountability to drive issues to resolution
  • Experience with NetSuite is a plus

To Apply

The company has chosen HireBetter to conduct their search for a Controller. Interested candidates should apply directly through the HireBetter website at

Qualified applicants will be contacted as quickly as possible.

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