$190 - $225 yearly
  • Murdock Martell
  • San Mateo, CA, USA
  • Oct 08, 2019
Full time Accounting Finance Management

Job Description

Controller opening- Growing Consumer Products start-up- San Mateo

We have a Corporate Controller opportunity with our client, a VC-backed consumer electronics company, whose products are sold in the US and internationally.  The Controller will supervise a staff of 4.


  • Lead Accounting team to perform month-end close on time and deliver accurate financial statements
  • Provide leadership regarding all technical accounting questions and update the company on changes to critical accounting policies and procedures
  • Perform hands-on accounting, including preparing and posting journal entries and performing account reconciliations, as needed
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build strong relationships across the company
  • Supervise financial audits of external auditors
  • Drive change and process improvement within the accounting department and around the company
  • Implement and maintain accounting and control systems that reflect industry best-practices and comply with GAAP
  • Facilitate and manage tax and business compliance activities (local, state and federal)
  • Assist VP Finance in managing external accounting / finance relationships: banking and insurance programs



  • 5+ years of progressive experience as a Controller
  • Experience within a consumer electronics company (Hardware & Software)
  • Must have worked for a high growth company
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification is preferred
  • Strong understanding and experience in equity accounting, cap tables and stock option administration are required
  • Experience with NetSuite
  • Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Proven manager with strong people skills and presentation skills
  • Self-starter; must have ability to work independently with minimum supervision


Please send your resume to: 

Nancy Tumacder
Murdock Martell  | Your Chief Financial Resource

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Deadline to Apply

Open until filled