Controller
Posted on 2/7/2024
Level

51-200 employees

Transforming employee benefits into simple payments
Company Overview
Level is a fintech company that is redefining the benefits landscape by transforming it into a simple payments experience, aiming to unlock the full value of compensation. The company, comprised of a diverse team from industry-leading companies, leverages collaboration to create a new payments tech stack, offering employers more accessible and personalized benefits for their teams. With a focus on financial wellness and a variety of benefits, Level not only provides a best-in-class product but also fosters a culture of giving back to communities, promoting a balanced lifestyle, and supporting employees during unforeseen events.
Financial Services
Data & Analytics
B2B

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$30.8M

Founded

2018

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

-7%

2 year growth

13%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
NetSuite
Communications
SQL
Salesforce
Customer Service
Looker
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
CategoriesNew
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • 8+ years of related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Public accounting experience with a 'Big 4' firm preferred, active CPA preferred
  • Experience in high growth startups; payments, fintech, or benefits tech industry experience
  • Strong technical accounting skills (US GAAP) with demonstrated ASC 606/revenue recognition and consolidation experience
  • Proven ability to hire, manage, and mentor high-performing teams; experience in leading a global accounting team with an international presence is a plus
  • Proficiency with Google Sheets, Netsuite, Salesforce; SQL and Looker experience a plus
Responsibilities
  • Oversee all Controllership function responsibilities: monthly close, revenue accounting, order to cash, GL reconciliations, financial reporting, payroll, treasury functions, and compliance activities
  • Serve as the primary owner and liaison for year-end audit in partnership with external auditors and researching technical accounting and compliance issues
  • Assess financial risks and opportunities and provide financial guidance to the executive team, partner with Finance & Strategy and key business stakeholders with budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow analysis
  • Define, develop, and implement best in class processes, leveraging the capabilities of existing systems and support tools to drive quality, scale, and productivity across monthly close, financial reporting, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
  • Partner with cross functional teams to help articulate internal product requirements and implement new tools to reduce manual input, increase accuracy and deliver an enhanced customer experience
  • Be a key contributor when onboarding new products, understanding flow of funds and best practice implementation efforts
  • Work cross-functionally to shape commercial contract terms and opine on revenue recognition impacts, ensuring ASC606 compliance while optimizing terms
  • Build, manage, and mentor an effective accounting team, including driving performance and coaching the team
Desired Qualifications
  • Skilled communicator with a leadership presence; able to influence and shape favorable business outcomes
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, remote environment with creative methods to boost productivity and clear communication
  • Extremely detail-oriented and delivers the best internal and external customer service with timely, accurate, and thorough responses
  • Excited to work with a distributed team