Posted on: 
May 31, 2024

Senior Accounting Controller

Job Description

About Platform.sh

The Platform.sh Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) removes the complexities of cloud infrastructure management and optimizes development-to-production workflows, reducing the time it takes to build and deploy applications. Delivering efficiency, reliability, and security, giving development teams both control and peace of mind. Built for developers, by developers.

Adopted and loved by 16,000+ developers, 7,000 customers, and proven over the last 8 years - Platform.sh provides out-of-the-box capabilities that serve as the launchpad for creative development teams’ out-of-the-box thinking.

We provide 24x7 support, managed cloud infrastructure, and automated security and compliance with an all-in-one PaaS. We give our customers complete control over their data by keeping applications secure and available around the clock.

Platformers are a remote, global workforce, and we thrive in a multicultural team. We are committed to open source and an open, welcoming environment. Our team spans the globe and the experience spectrum. What's our commonality, our cultural fabric? A curious spirit and a thirst for knowledge; an eagerness for innovative ideas and cultures. We believe we can build anything together in an environment that frees you to do your best work.

Bring your expertise and enthusiasm to our growing, global organization. Your contributions, collaboration, and unique point of view are recognized and valued here.

Position Summary

Platform.sh is seeking a Senior Accounting Controller to join our global Accounting team, overseeing crucial financial operations across subsidiaries and headquarters. Responsibilities include leading consolidation processes, driving strategic financial projects, coordinating audits for compliance, and utilizing data analytics tools for informed decision-making. Join us in shaping the future of finance and seize dynamic opportunities for growth.

This role reports to the Director, Finance.

What you can expect:

  • Lead the consolidation process for seven subsidiaries, continuously refining month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close procedures with precision.
  • Maintain impeccable data quality standards, ensuring accuracy and reliability in all financial records.
  • Manage VAT declaration, various tax obligations, and General Ledger responsibilities, including monthly Management reporting packages and meticulous financial records maintenance.
  • Drive monthly reporting, such as balance sheet and income statement variance analysis, providing critical insights for decision-making.
  • Prepare top-tier executive/board deliverables, including monthly board reporting and revenue committee presentations.
  • Coordinate seamlessly with HR and outsourcing firms for payroll management, ensuring compliance and accuracy.
  • Lead external annual audits, ensuring smooth compliance and workflow.
  • Support project management initiatives, especially in IFRS implementation, contributing dynamically to team and organizational success.

What you bring:

  • Advanced knowledge of progressive accounting principles and practices including financial reporting, reconciliations, and auditing with a track record of implementing automation to continuously elevate process standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive strategic financial projects aligned with organizational goals.
  • Appreciation for data analytics and familiarity with Salesforce and NetSuite.
  • Thorough understanding of IFRS.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of conveying complex concepts effectively.
  • Extensive experience collaborating globally with cross-functional teams, particularly in partnership with Sales, Marketing, and Strategy.
  • Exceptional analytical and prioritization abilities, with keen attention to detail, thriving in fast-paced, evolving environments.
  • Proven experience working with public companies.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

Where we hire:

At Platform.sh, remote work isn't just a trend - it's our way of life. The freedom of remote work with the support of a diverse, global team has been our successful model for nearly a decade! Our culture celebrates flexibility and collaboration, empowering you to excel from where you are. To enhance team synergy, we come together (at least) once a year in person, seizing the opportunity to connect, tackle challenges, and foster camaraderie.

How we hire:

We know that a great hire won’t meet every requirement that we’ve outlined. If you can see yourself elevating the team, we want to hear your story. Few of us would be here had we not taken a chance.

You can expect 5 interviews on Google Meet to follow the order below. Should you successfully move through the entire process you will have the opportunity to meet with a variety of Platformers. Our goal is to ensure you can make the most informed decision on whether this role, and our culture aligns with what you’re looking for in your future working environment.

  1. 60 Minutes with Hiring Manager (Director, Finance)
  2. 45 Minutes with Talent Acquisition
  3. 60 Minutes with Team (Accounting Manager)
  4. 60 Minutes with Cross Team (Director, FP&A)
  5. 45 Minutes with CFO

All roles require background checks.

What we offer:

💡 An innovative product you can believe in. We’re sustainably changing the way companies develop and manage their web applications

🏆 We’re voted as A Best Place to Work by 96% of our employees, Forbes Top 30 Companies for Remote Jobs, and France Best Workplaces for Women

🗣️ Leadership that cares in a flexible, open work environment, where your voice is encouraged. We can always find ways to do better and look forward to hearing your ideas

🌎 Global team, rich with culture and diversity

🧳 Annual team gatherings

💆‍♀️ Wellness budget

🧠 Professional development budget

💻 Office equipment budget

👩🏾‍🤝‍👨🏻 Mentorship Program

🩺 Comprehensive health coverage (US, CA, UK, and FR employees only)

🏝 Fair PTO

👶 Inclusive parental leave (geographically dependent)

🤝 Tandem – a pool of linguists from around the world willing to help each other learn new languages.

📈 Company stock options (discretionary)

♾️ Unlimited Platform.sh accounts

You’re welcome here.

At Platform.sh, we take pride in our commitment to being an inclusive and diverse workplace. We strive to create an environment built on trust, support, and respect for all individuals. We welcome everyone, regardless of gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, education, languages spoken, or veteran status. We encourage you to be yourself, connect with like-minded individuals, and share your passions.

If you require accommodation at any stage of our recruitment process, please don't hesitate to reach out to your talent acquisition partner. Your comfort and accessibility are important to us.

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