Controller at TeleSign

| Marina Del Rey & Playa Vista
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Telesign is looking for a dynamic individual to join our team as Controller. You will be a key contributor and leader for the financial operations of our rapidly growing company. You will be responsible for providing technical accounting expertise, improvement of financial processes, and development of a high performing accounting team. Reporting to the CFO, this position requires strong financial, accounting and management skills, a strong business sense and the ability to understand the big picture while being detail oriented.

You will:

  • Manage the daily accounting operations to include revenue recognition, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, payroll and operational cash management.
  • Lead global controllership function partnering with the global finance team and operating teams to ensure controls are implemented and compliance with US GAAP as well as local regulatory and statutory requirements
  • Own the financial close process and all associated processes and reporting to deliver accurate and timely results to the organization to facilitate critical decision making.
  • Responsible for monthly financial close including detailed analysis and reconciliation of all general ledger accounts. Directly responsible for US and global consolidated accounting.
  • Prepare financial statements and supporting schedules. Build IPO-ready reporting processes for SEC reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Create, review, update and enhance Telesign’s accounting policies and procedures as well as monitoring their consistent application.
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local corporate income, payroll and other applicable taxes and licenses.
  • Manage year-end financial audit and other financial compliance reviews as necessary.
  • Be the primary liaison for Telesign’s insurance and audit relationships to ensure compliance with business, regulatory and reporting requirements.
  • Work with the VP of FP&A to ensure coordination of timely publishing of metrics, forecasts and budgets.

What you’ll need:

  • Minimum 12+ years of accounting experience preferably within the software/SaaS industry environment
  • CPA with BS/BA in Accounting/Finance, or a related field of study from an accredited college or university; MBA a plus.
  • At least 3 years of accounting experience at a senior designation, leadership or management level, preferably in a software or technology-based environment.
  • Experience leading accounting organizations through IPO process or public reporting strongly preferred
  • Expert knowledge of General Ledger, consolidations, month end close process, and GAAP.
  • Strong, analytical communication (verbal and written), project management and business partnering skills.
  • Ability to manage deployment of new software/accounting systems.
  • Big 4 CPA organizations experience a plus.

About TeleSign:

TeleSign connects and protects online experiences with sophisticated customer identity and engagement solutions. Through APIs that deliver user verification, data insights, and communications we solve today’s unique customer challenges by bridging businesses to the complex world of global telecommunications. 
Our global team consists of the best and the brightest in the industry and we treat them as such. We provide a variety of excellent benefits ranging from the standard: 401(k) matching, free lunches, generous PTO, and flexible schedules to the not so standard: quarterly performance bonuses, in-house massages, our state of the art office with panoramic views of the marina and hills, and so much more! ;)

TeleSign is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe our differences help us create a better workplace, a better product, and a better community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, disability, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.
TeleSign also 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.
TeleSign is an Affirmative Action Employer and as part of the commitment to AAP, it will seek to ensure affirmative action to provide equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment, and that all personnel activities, such as the recruitment selection, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, promotion, transfer, layoff and termination processes remain free of illegal discrimination and harassment based on protected characteristics.

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TeleSign’s global headquarters is located just steps from the beach in Marina del Rey and provides breathtaking views of Santa Monica & Hollywood Sign
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How does your team reward individual success?

It’s great to be successful at TeleSign! Managers are very good at recognizing achievements and inspiring you to go do more. And on the top of that - we have annual achievers’ trip for 20 top performers! Every year we travel and have fun in one of the most exotic and adventurous places in the world!

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Principal Customer Success Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As a member of the marketing team, I create our content. One way in which we collaborate is on the putting green in the sales corner. I hold a daily standup with them and pitch ideas over a putting competition. I simultaneously help drive revenue for the company and improve my short game.

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Communications & Content Marketing

How does the company support your career growth?

I started at the company 6 years ago in Sales Development. Since then, I’ve done business on 4 continents and 11 countries. I have had the opportunity to experience firsthand how digital transformation is shaping the world we live in and creating new opportunities and challenges for those that can operate in an ever-changing business landscape.

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Sales & Strategic Alliances

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Providing the freedom and space to operate, we encourage our teams to innovate constantly, using their creativity to land on new and exciting outcomes.

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Chief Financial Officer

What makes someone successful on your team?

To be successful at Telesign you need to be passionate, driven, and have a great attitude. If you are motivated to learn new technologies, help refine our process or conceptualize solutions, you will fit right in. We are big advocates of diversity and inclusion and we love how different we all are here.

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What are TeleSign Perks + Benefits

TeleSign Benefits Overview

TeleSign’s global HQ is located just steps from the beach and provides breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, Santa Monica Mountains and the Hollywood sign. Perks include an entrepreneurial environment with a flexible work schedule and open PTO. TeleSign provides its employees the chance to grow their career at the cutting edge of digital identity at one of Silicon Beach’s fastest growing tech companies.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
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Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
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Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
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Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
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We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
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Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
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