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Corporate Controller

San Francisco, CA

Founded in 2015, our client is a high-growth HR Tech SaaS startup with offices in the Bay Area and Bangalore. It has 250+ team members, serves 600+ customers, and has grown 100% year-over-year since launch. We have raised $90M in funding, backed by GV (Google), SoftBank, Accel, and Avataar Ventures.

Job Description

The Senior Controller role will be Sense’s first full time internal hire on the Accounting team and will be critical as the business scales. This role will be essential in ensuring the appropriate infrastructure is in place to scale, ensuring financial accuracy in accordance with US GAAP, building documentation and analysis associated with our regular business rhythm, but also in building out our financial infrastructure and systems.

This person will hire and manage AP/AR/Accounting teams, manage external accounting teams and build out these functions internally as we scale. They will be responsible for monthly and quarterly accounting close processes, financial reporting and ad hoc analyses for internal and external stakeholders. In addition this individual will help identify ways to streamline and scale accounting and finance processes and set up robust systems for future audit requirements.


  • Exhibit deep understanding of SaaS business drivers and metrics including, but not limited to: MRR, churn, and valuations
  • Demonstrate strong ability to understand the dynamics of an early stage growth firm in the SaaS space, use critical thinking and enable the firm's management to make strategic decisions
  • Perform & oversee financial planning/analysis, cash resource management & budgeting
  • Create financial models & provide ad-hoc financial analysis
  • Ensure all sources of revenue are properly reviewed and processed on a timely basis
  • Responsible for booking or reviewing all accounting entries into GL
  • Review contracts of varying complexity and recognize revenue accounting to GAAP standards
  • Help manage and analyze revenue share agreements with key partners
  • Perform month-end processes and reconciliations or review of reconciliations
  • Analyze and provide flux commentary on monthly Balance Sheet and P&L
  • Assist in preparing for audits, providing audit support and managing audit
  • Establish and manage internal controls, guidelines, accounting policies and record retention.
  • Work closely with CEO and other executives on business analysis, budgeting, data, and special projects as needed


  • 5-10 years of accounting and financial experience
  • BA in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field
  • CPA required
  • Great team player and work ethic
  • Superior financial modeling and presentation skills
  • Comfort with data and ambiguity, and an ability to delve into details and adapt priorities on the fly
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to distill complex thoughts and strategies into simple, actionable recommendations
  • Experience working in ERP systems (Quickbooks / Netsuite)
  • Experience with SaaSOptics or other SaaS subscription software preferred

Additional Information

Perks & Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and dependents
  • 401K program to help you invest in your future
  • Unlimited PTO to promote a healthy work-life harmony
  • Equity 

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