Corporate Controller

Jama Software   •  

Portland, OR

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 32 days ago

Job Description

The Corporate Controller leads the Accounting team responsible for accurate, timely and insightful reporting of Jama’s financial results, internally and externally. Reporting to the VP of Finance, the Corporate Controller provides proactive recommendations regarding the accounting, tax and treasury implications of key strategic and operating initiatives. This position works closely with leadership across the organization to ensure sound and scalable accounting operations practices, compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and attainment of Jama’s financialreporting requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee the monthly close process to issue timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with US GAAP
  • Review customer arrangements for proper revenue recognition in accordance with company policy and revenue recognition accounting standards
  • Work cross-functionally to implement ASC 606 accounting and lead project to transition and potentially implement new ERP
  • Lead Licensing Operations team to ensure efficient and scalable product delivery to customers, and adherence to company bookings policy
  • Oversee efficient daily A/P and A/Rprocesses
  • Establish, implement and monitor accounting policies, practices and systems to create a strong internal control environment
  • Oversee payroll process and ensure accuracy, timeliness, and compliance
  • Manage intercompany accounting
  • Work cross functionally to ensure the Accounting team has the information needed to provide accurate reporting to senior leadership
  • Implement effective processes to forecast, track and manage all cash receipts and disbursements
  • Provide comprehensive and timely reporting and analysis to management and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage the external audit of the consolidated financial statements and notes
  • Manage third-party resources to comply with all local, state and federal taxreporting and filing requirements, for state and local income taxes, as well as sales and use taxes
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with Sales, Legal, Operations, Product Management, and Finance teams


  • Minimum 5-7 years of relevant experience with a mix of both public and private accounting
  • Minimum 2 of experience directly managing and developing a high-performing team
  • SaaS/Subscription model experience with strong operational and technical accounting background, including knowledge of ASC 606
  • Experience with cloud-based ERP systems; implementation experience helpful
  • Effective communication, internally and externally across all levels
  • Experience with global operations, including multi-currency environments
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage projects and drive to completion

Education and Experience Requirements

Add any necessary certifications, education requirements, platforms your ideal candidate will realistically need to perform this job.

  • Bachelors’ degree in Accounting/Finance is required
  • CPAstronglypreferred