Corporate Controller

Location / Irvine, CA, United States

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The Company

Mavenlink is a rapidly growing, globally recognized SaaS company that provides technology, expertise, and support that enables organizations throughout the world to conduct business anywhere, with anyone. We believe every business deserves a chance to succeed in today’s fast-moving, connected economy. That’s why we set out to reinvent the way the world conducts business — and why we need people just like you.

Did we mention that Mavenlink is an awesome place to work? You’ll have the opportunity to work in an energetic environment with a smart team that loves what they do.

The Role

Role Overview

The Corporate Controller will be an integral part of the finance and accounting team and report to the CFO. The Corporate Controller oversees general accounting and reporting, external and internal audit coordination, payroll, accounts payable, expense report audit, balance sheet management, tax and treasury matters. The Corporate Controller is responsible for all accounting policies & procedures, financial statements and footnotes, reporting and controls. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this highly-skilled individual leads the Controllership organization and partners cross-functionally with leadership to ensure priorities are aligned with corporate objectives and appropriate financial controls.

The ideal candidate will ensure the application of sound accounting practices and initiate process improvements, demonstrate proficiency in areas related to the technical accounting interpretation and financial reporting and communicate clearly with all levels of the organization.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead accounting team on a daily basis. Provide leadership, training and development to the team and financial infrastructure to keep up with the demands of the business.
  • Responsible for accuracy over the financial reports of the company for CFO, CEO, and the Board.
  • Propose action plans to ensure that annual financial objectives are attained while overseeing the Accounting Department.
  • Supervise the accounting department to ensure the proper functioning of all systems, databases and financial software.
  • Manage Treasury function with all banks and accounts to ensure proper funding based on current needs.
  • Identify areas for process improvements and efficiencies and communicate these opportunities to senior management.
  • Responsible for systems implementations that affect financial status of the business.
  • Review non-routine transactions, determine accounting treatment, and develop necessary policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for all matters related to state, federal and international corporate income tax filings and reporting.
  • Manage corporate insurance policies including annual renewal process and coverage levels.
  • Coordinate and manage internal and external financial and banking audits with related parties.
  • 8-10 years of experience with a minimum of 3-5 years in a Controller role
  • Big 4 background and CPA strongly preferred
  • Strong mix of both Public and Private Experience
Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Blend of public accounting experience (ideally Big 4 background) and private industry experience preferred. CPA a plus.
  • Solid understanding of accounting and finance principles.
  • 8-10 years of work experience in Accounting.
  • Experience with Software-as-a Service (SaaS) companies a plus.
  • Previous experience implementing financial systems integrations and optimizations (ERP, Expense Management, Procure to Pay, Sales Tax) a plus.
  • High degree of proficiency with NetSuite (especially the Advanced Revenue Module), Excel, and Google Suite.
  • Background working in Private Equity and/or Venture Capital backed companies a strong plus.
  • Experience with foreign subsidiaries a plus.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage numerous simultaneous priorities.
  • High energy, independent thinker, high ownership of work product and dedication and commitment to driving results.
  • Ability to work well in high pressure situations in order to meet deadlines.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong business partnering and interpersonal skills.
  • Organized, flexible and easily adaptable to changing conditions.

Our Philosophy

Working for a successful smaller-size tech company is a lifestyle choice rather than a job choice. We believe every company can be successful with the right technology and that every individual can be successful with the right culture. We believe in collaboration - that working hand-in-hand brings the best thoughts to the table and creates an environment of learning and growth. Here, you’ll enjoy:

  • An intentionally engaging culture - ditch the silo!
  • Competitive pay and benefit options
  • Strong work-life balance as a focus of the company
  • The chance to learn from some of the best people in the business, including the company’s founders
  • A vibrant, collaborative and devoted team, who still makes time for fun
  • Snacks? Check. Drinks? Check. Game nights? Check!

At Mavenlink, we strive to create an inclusive workplace that upholds the dignity of all people. We value, respect, and celebrate everyone’s individualities and honor their unique strengths from all different walks of life. We believe that embracing the diversity of thought and perspective encourages collaboration that leads to product (and people!) innovation, diverse products, and a successful business.

Mavenlink is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Irvine, CA, United States

Our Irvine headquarters is just minutes from great restaurants and entertainment, and close to beaches and boating. Work in the tech hub of Southern California and enjoy great perks like:

  • In-office cafe with Nespresso coffee stations
  • Daily catered lunch
  • Cold brew coffee, beer, and kombucha on tap
  • Stocked kitchen with a variety of snacks and cold beverages
  • Access to onsite gym (with Peloton bikes)!
  • Flexible schedule for work-life balance
  • Rewarding team environment
  • New Hire Orientation and various personal development courses offered throughout the year
  • a ping pong table, shuffle board, Pac-Man arcade game machine, and more!
  • Group Health Insurance including medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Voluntary benefit options such as Auto, Home, and Pet Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Voluntary Commuter Benefit Options (FSA)
  • 15 days of Paid Time Off, plus two additional days with each year of employment
  • 11 Paid Company Holidays which includes a Floating Holiday
  • Top Performers employee recognition program
  • Philanthropic, social, and wellness events through MavenLife

If you don't see your dream job listed, tell us a little about yourself and apply here. We are always looking for talented team players to join our growing company.