Kruze Consulting is hiring a
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Compensation: $100k - $125k

Location: REMOTE

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Job Title:  Controller 
Employment Type:  Full-Time, Regular Hire 
Expected Hours:  40 hours per week 
FLSA Status:  Exempt, Salary 
Work Location:  Fully Remote (within the U.S.) 
Expected Base Pay Range:  $100,000 - $125,000 per year depending on qualifications 
Bonus Eligibility:  Yes, discretionary bonuses 
 
ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY
Kruze Consulting provides accounting, bookkeeping, finance, payroll, and tax services to over 800+ startups backed by top tier venture capital funds. The Controller will work in a multi-client environment supporting 15 to 20 startup clients in a variety of exciting industries.  They will be tasked with planning, directing, coordinating, and executing all aspects of the financial management, accounting, and consulting processes to serve our startup clients. We’re looking for someone with expertise in full-cycle accounting, month-end close, financial analysis, and regulatory compliance. The ideal candidate will have great time management skills, be very detail-oriented, and possess strong analytical thinking. Kruze Consulting has a proven track record of developing their employees to their highest potential. If you are looking to expand your accounting expertise with startup clients, this role might be a terrific opportunity to do that in an entrepreneurial, fully remote accounting firm. 
 
KRUZE CONSULTING IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Kruze Consulting believes in diversity of thought as a competitive advantage to bring people together to build a culturally inclusive team. If you are smart, and good at what you do, come as you are. Diverse candidates (however you choose or choose not to identify) are encouraged to apply. 
 
WHAT WE OFFER/WHY KRUZE CONSULTING
·        Fully RemoteWe’ve completely embraced and invested in remote work and know the benefits.  Save time, save money, and decrease stress.  Our experience shows that remote work fosters a healthier work/life balance for our people.  We do get together once a year for an annual offsite meeting, but in-person attendance is optional.    
·        Flexibility/Autonomy - Need to run to an appointment, your child's school, or just want to take a walk outside? No problem. If your clients’ needs are met and your work gets done on time, enjoy! 
·        Stability – While we serve startups, we aren’t one.  We’ve been around for almost a decade enjoying controlled growth over that time.  We don’t over-hire, and thankfully, we’ve never had to do a reduction in force.  Our service offering is niche, accounting is essential to businesses, and the potential market for our services is diversified/vast. 
·        High-Quality Colleagues - We’re a diverse bunch, experts in our respective fields, and eager to help each other and clients.  We care about each other as whole human beings. 
·        High-Quality Clients - We work exclusively with venture-funded technology startups and early-stage companies who are creating some of the most exciting and transformative products and services in the world!  (We also have a “no jerks” policy; our clients treat our people professionally and respectfully.) 
·        Purpose/Meaningful WorkThis is not your average accounting role. Kruze professionals get to work with innovative startups that are disrupting their respective industries and creating the products and services of tomorrow.  Like proud parents, we derive vicarious enjoyment as our clients grow, get additional rounds of funding, and ultimately getacquired by Fortune 500 firms. 
·        Professional DevelopmentYou’ll gain exposure to many types of clients and industries including SaaS, eCommerce, Healthcare, Biotech, Crypto/Blockchain, and Manufacturing. At Kruze, you’ll have the opportunity to learn multiple disciplines and work with a wide variety of high-visibility clients and find your passion. 
 
NEED TO HAVE/POSITION REQUIREMENTS: 
·        Bachelor's degree with a major in Accounting required 
·        8+ years of corporate accounting experience 
·        Experience accounting in a multi-client environment 
·        Strong knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost accounting and cost control principles 
·        Advanced knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting best practices, U.S. GAAP, laws, standards, and state/national regulations 
·        Solid experience with QuickBooks Online (certification a plus) 
·        Advanced proficiency with spreadsheet software (MS Excel and Google Sheets) 
·        Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills 
·        Must be willing to work core business hours in their local time zone (approximately 8am to 5pm local time) 
·        Meticulous attention to detail – able to follow through/execute on a high volume of nuanced tasks 
·        Ability to work with a strong sense of urgency in a fast-paced setting with a wide variety of tasks 
·        A love of rapidly changing technology/software solutions that maximize efficiency and deliver firmwide value 
 
NICE TO HAVE/POSITION PREFERENCES
·        Licensed CPA or progress towards/eligible to sit for the CPA exam 
·        Master’s degree in Accounting 
·        Experience in a fully remote people-centric culture 
·        Experience in a high growth/startup/entrepreneurial environment 
·        Experience in SaaS accounting, startup equity accounting, and/or startup revenue accounting 
·        Experience with tech-forward accounting platforms such as Expensify, Bill.com, Stripe, and Gusto  
·        Experience with newer systems/platforms such as Slack, Zendesk, 1Password, Airtable, Box, Kantata, Loom and many others (we are always exploring and embracing new systems as part of our DNA!) 
 
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
  Financial Reporting and Analysis (65% of the time) 
·        Prepare and analyze financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements 
·        Generate accurate and comprehensive financial reports for management and stakeholders 
·        Review and evaluate the work of other accounting staff working on the same client 
·        Maintain the integrity of the general ledger by recording, reconciling, and analyzing transactions, as well as having primary responsibility for final sign off on the ledger 
·        Analyzing financial information and summarizing financial status 
·        Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, acting as their primary point of contact for financial matters 
·        Provide due diligence support to clients for audits, fundraising, and M&A activities 
·        Monitor, analyze, and report on key financial metrics, trends, and variances 
·        Provide client management with accurate and timely financial information for decision-making 
·        Conduct financial analysis to support client business initiatives, investment decisions, and cost optimization efforts 
·        Provide financial insights and recommendations to client management to support strategic planning and decision-making 
   Other Billable-Related Work (10% of the time) 
·        Perform ad hoc assignments as requested pertaining to client needs 
·        Create and implement client-specific procedures that help maintain the accuracy of monthly financials 
·        Supporting the Kruze Tax Team for State and Local compliance, Sales and Use Tax Reporting, year-end books for tax preparation 
   Mentor and Coach Junior Accounting Staff (10% of the time) 
·        Connect and collaborate with people and develop trusting relationships virtually 
·        Review, evaluate, and provide feedback to junior accounting staff regarding the quality of their work 
·        Collaborate with Quality Assurance as needed to facilitate the development of junior staff 
·        Communicate effectively with proper tone, expectation setting, and contingencies management 
  Compliance (5% of the time) 
·        Stay informed and current with bookkeeping, tax filing, HR standards, and other related government regulations 
·        Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by maintaining compliance documentation for each client 
·        Assessing internal controls, including risk assessments and reviews of risk areas 
   Administrative (5% of the time) 
·        Submitting, approving, and tracking maintenance projects 
·        Review and invoice clients for time spent on special consulting projects 
·        Monitor billable hours between different clients 
   Other (5% of the time) 
·        Required training and internal meetings 
 
WHAT YOU WON’T BE DOING
·        Client onboarding – we have a team that sets-up and onboards all of our new clients 
·        Tax preparation accounting – we have a tax team that is responsible for all tax filings/activities (including state and local use tax as well as sales tax) 
 
A note of caution about remote work at Kruze Consulting
While it seems cool, it’s not for everyone. You must have the discipline, work ethic, healthy boundaries, work strategies, and emotional intelligence to work remotely. While we strive for work-life balance at Kruze, this is still a fast-paced role that will require you to juggle many different projects and tasks. You must enjoy and thrive in this type of fast-paced environment. 
 
About Kruze Consulting
Kruze Consulting has grown organically and rapidly, tripling in size over the last two years.  We provide accounting, bookkeeping, finance, payroll, and tax services to over 800 startups backed by top tier venture capital funds. 
·        Kruze Consulting is a 2023 Inc. 5000 Honoree for the sixth year in a row 
·        Our core values are: Kaizen ∙ Integrity ∙ Innovation ∙ Intuitive ∙ Communication & Collaboration ∙ Data Driven Quality ∙ Enabling Customer Greatness ∙ Fidelity 
We are a 100% remote company, working in many different countries and time zones; we encourage our employees to take advantage of our flexible work environment to be happier and more productive.  The firm has 800+ Seed, Series A, Series B, and Series C clients. The firm was started 9 years ago, by Vanessa Kruze, CPA and now has 150+ team members. Kruze utilizes best-of-breed software tools such as QuickBooks, Gusto, Justworks, Rippling, Expensify, Bill.com, Zoom, Slack, Ramp, and Brex. Our client base is comprised of venture capital-backed startups funded by the very best venture capital funds in the world. 
 
Physical Requirements
Extended periods of focused, seated computer work – approximately 8 hours a day 
 
Kruze complies with California’s Fair Chance Act
Kruze will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act. You do not need to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until a conditional job offer is made to you. After making a conditional offer and running a background check, if Kruze is concerned about conviction that is directly related to the job, you will be given the chance to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide mitigating evidence, or challenge the accuracy of the background report. Find out more about the Fair Chance Act by visiting the Civil Right’s Department Fair Chance Act webpage. 
 
Kruze participates in E-Verify
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.  If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. 

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