Zone & Co
Zone & Co is a leading NetSuite development accelerator for lead-to-revenue software.
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VP, Corporate Controller

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About Zone & Co
Zone is reinventing the way companies approach financial operations, empowering finance leaders and their teams to scale and thrive in today's dynamic business landscape. Our highly flexible platform enhances out-of-the-box ERP capabilities, offering maximum visibility and control over company operations. From complex billing & revenue recognition to AP automation and advanced FP&A reporting, Zone's unified platform integrates seamlessly with leading ERP software, adapting precisely to evolving needs. Trusted by over 3,000 customers worldwide, Zone & Co is committed to delivering real-world solutions that deliver tangible results for its customers. Headquartered in Boston, MA, with hubs across Europe, North America, Australia, and Asia, we're dedicated to shaping the future of enterprise financial management.
For more information, please visit: www.zoneandco.com , or follow us on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/zoneandco .
Opportunity Summary
The Vice President, Corporate Controller will serve as a key leader in the finance organization and oversee all aspects of the company's financial reporting, general ledger accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, taxes, treasury functions, and be a business partner across the company through a period of rapid growth. As part of these functional responsibilities, the Vice President, Corporate Controller will be responsible for coordinating annual financial statement audits, ensuring timely filing of all required tax filings, developing robust internal control systems, and coordinating internal and external financial reporting packages and analysis. The Vice President, Corporate Controller will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide financial accounting leadership and daily direction in accordance with the overall strategic direction of the company
  • Drive continuous process improvement within the accounting group and across the company by working both independently and with other senior leaders to enact change
  • Oversee the accounting operations including accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, financial reporting, and payroll
  • Manage monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement preparation
  • Communicate operating results and accounting information effectively and strategically, delivering results-oriented messages; work with VP of FP&A to facilitate executive management and department heads' understanding of departmental and companywide financial performance
  • Act as the company's GAAP expert, ensuring compliance with all financial reporting regulations
  • Participate in and facilitate revenue recognition-related decision-making in contract negotiations in accordance with ASC 606
  • Develop and administer a sound internal controls environment that would facilitate IPO readiness
  • Oversee the Company's annual financial audit and lead relationships with auditors and tax advisors
  • Manage relationship with external bank(s) and facilitate related, required monthly reporting
  • Foster a positive and proactive department environment, emphasizing respect for individuals, high standards of quality, customer service, innovation, and teamwork.
  • Strong results orientation within the department by motivating staff and holding them accountable for meeting customer needs and organizational goals.
  • Understand interrelationships across functional areas to redesign processes, improve efficiency, and ensure optimal results as needed.
  • Identify, communicate, and implement opportunities for change to improve business processes and procedures to streamline operations.
  • Be the primary "Super-user" of our ERP system and our own Zone products; oversee current transformational projects to significantly upgrade financial processes and controls.
  • Work with various internal systems such as Netsuite, Vena Planning, Solutions 7, and Salesforce.com


Requirements
Desired Characteristics

  • 10+ years of progressive corporate finance management and public accounting experience (Big 4 experience preferred)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Previous hands-on Controller experience.
  • Prior work experience in high-growth technology and / or SaaS organization
  • Previous experience in IPO readiness or taking a company public
  • Prior experience using Zone & Co. products, most preferably ZoneBilling
  • Experience in software and recurring revenue models is required
  • Deep knowledge of GAAP; particularly around revenue recognition
  • Hands-on experience managing tax function preferred
  • Excellent financial reporting skills, including variance discussion and analysis
  • Prior experience with mergers and acquisitions is required
  • Proven ability to build out, scale, and lead teams
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication, and facilitation skills which will enable him/her to interact with a range of personalities and styles and be able to establish effective relationships of all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and balance numerous priorities in a fast-paced operational environment.
  • Takes ownership; ability to set a strategy and motivate others to achieve necessary deliverables
  • Unquestionable integrity and personal ethics
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or a related major is required. An MBA or Master's degree is a plus


Additional Information:

  • 100% Remote Opportunity
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Preferred location: Boston or Atlanta


Benefits
At Zone, our benefits are designed to enrich your life beyond the workplace. Recognizing that work is just a fraction of your overall life experience, we are dedicated to providing robust support. As a fully remote company, we prioritize flexibility and balance. Explore our comprehensive list of benefits at Zoneandco.com .
Zone and Co is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. This is an opportunity for us to bring in a different perspective and we're eager to further diversify our company. Zone & Co is committed to building an equitable, inclusive, and supportive place for you to do some of the greatest work of your career.

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What are Zone & Co Perks + Benefits

Zone & Co Benefits Overview

At Zone and Co, we care about your health, wellbeing, and work-life balance. We know work is only one part of your life, so we do everything we can to support it – and that means a great benefits package. Here's a list of what all employees at Zone receive:
+ Remote work setup
+ Unlimited time off (and summer Fridays)
+ 13 company paid holidays
+ Fully paid health & dental insurance
+ 401k matching
+ Fitness stipend
+ AND MORE!

Culture
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Flexible work schedule
Summer Fridays (Summer goes by too fast, take advantage of Fridays off from Memorial day to Labor day)
Remote work program
Zone is a fully remote company and all employees work from home!
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Zone's Flexible Spending Account (FSA) helps employees cover out-of-pocket medical expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $2,650 annually. Zone will contribute $250.00 per employee.
Disability insurance
Zone's disability insurance benefit is 60% of an employee's annual salary up to a $1,500 maximum weekly payout for 13 weeks. Employees also have the option to purchase extra coverage.
Dental insurance
Zone's dental plan through Delta Dental covers 100% of the cost of preventative care, including x-rays, and comes at no cost to you.
Vision insurance
Zone's vision insurance through VSP plan provides 100% coverage for annual eye exams and lenses after a $20 copay.
Health insurance
Zone offers two quality insurance plans with BCBS, HMO, and PPO, both with deductibles of $2000 individual and $4000 Family. Zone covers 100% of your premiums for these plans.
Life insurance
Zone offers group-term life insurance with a payout of 1x an employee's annual salary for the duration of employment.
Wellness programs
Zone's health and wellness program provides $250 per employee for health and wellness expenses.
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Zone's 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds, and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) matching
Zone contributes 3% of your gross salary to your 401(k) plan.
Company equity
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family medical leave
Zone offers up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year, as well as maintained health benefits, for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Once a month Zone hosts a virtual happy hour!
Fitness stipend
Employees are given a yearly stipend for many of the most common health and fitness services/products I.e: gym memberships, activity trackers and activities.
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Zone offers $500 per employee for home office needs.
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education available during work hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

While we can't tell you what's important to you (duh), we can share what we love about working here. We have an encouraging, growth-oriented culture, a unique drive to make life easier for finance professionals, and incredible benefits. The people are wonderful no matter where you work or live. Oh, and we kind of love the work we do 🥰

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