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Director, Corporate Controller

| Greater LA Area
Dave is the finance version of David and Goliath taking on the big banks. A financial friend to the millions of Americans who use the app, Dave helps with budgeting, building credit, finding work and accessing money to cover immediate expenses before payday. Instead of mandatory fees, Dave lets users pay what they think is fair through a ‘tip’ based model. Dave users plant a tree for each % tip they leave when taking an advance, resulting in tens of millions of trees planted.
We are choosing to build a quality team vs a large team. You will be a formative part of our company culture moving forward. To that point, we want someone that can take ownership of a project from beginning to end and can do it on their own. We’ll be there to support you but not hold your hand.
Sure, we’ve checked all the boxes you’d expect from a fast-moving startup, but the best thing we can offer you is a supportive environment for learning and opportunities for personal/professional growth.
We're looking for an experienced finance leader to be Dave's Corporate Controller. You'll have ownership of corporate accounting, tax and FP&A. Talent management, including people development and recruiting, will be an important component of the role, as well as maintaining a client service and results-oriented culture within the accounting team.

Summary of Duties

  • We're looking for an experienced finance leader to be Dave's Corporate Controller to run corporate accounting, tax and FP&A
  • Financial Reporting: Oversee and direct internal and external reporting requirements including GAAP financial statements and any other reporting or filing requirements.
  • Accounting Policies: Interpret, develop, implement, and monitor accounting policies, processes, and procedures. Provide counsel on accounting-related issues, disclosure obligations related to business transactions, and financial statements. Strong knowledge of GAAP and SOX is required. The ability to collaborate with external partners including board, investors, vendors and other agencies.
  • Compliance and Internal Controls: Develop and ensure compliance with all policies and requirements and provide accurate, timely, and useful management reports. Ensure strong internal controls are developed, implemented and maintained. Partner with Information Technology to ensure the technical infrastructure and consolidation processes supporting financial reporting are designed to meet key control objectives and operate effectively.
  • Business Process Improvement: Lead accounting process improvements and change initiatives, streamlining processes, developing metrics, and creating efficiencies within the department.
  • Audit: Manage all internal and external audits. Manage day-to-day interactions with external auditing firm. Work with auditors to bring efficiencies to the audit process.
  • Tax: Oversee and ensure compliance with all reporting and compliance standards and appropriate collection and remittance of tax.

Core Skills

  • Minimum 7+ years experience at a public accounting firm and/or the accounting function of a large company in accounting and finance roles. Public company experience preferred
  • Strong accounting and technical expertise in accounting policies and reporting.
  • In-depth knowledge of GAAP and required financial statement disclosures.
  • Experience managing a team 5+ person team.
  • Familiarity/ experience with ERP & HCM systems preferred Track record in driving process and technology change within an organization.
  • Comfortable with cross functional consensus building and soliciting feedback; ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of participants including upper management, clients, other departments, and 3rd party providers.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communicate on skills; ability to present complex material.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team focused, collaborative environment; you should be able to drive work effectively with limited supervision while representing department and executive management interests and concerns.
  • Adapts to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities; proven ability to multi-task and efficiently manage 
  • time across competing activities/resources; able to effectively prioritize, execute tasks, and thrive in a high-pressure fast-moving environment.
  • Sets aggressive timelines and objectives to get real results, conveys a sense of urgency, and drives issues to closure; is a self-starter committed to achieving results and has a strong sense of ownership and follow-through

Dave Perks:
· Premium PPO Medical and Dental Insurance plan for you and your family
· A brand new computer/equipment of your choosing
· Catered lunch 2x/week
· 1UP Wednesdays where you can teach or learn something new from a fellow Dave
· Flexible vacation time
· Basketball hoop
· Open and creative office space
Dave Inc is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, medical condition, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history.

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Location

1265 S Cochran Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90019

What are Dave.com Perks + Benefits

Dave.com Benefits Overview

- Premium medical, dental and vision insurance plan for you and your family
- A brand new computer and equipment of your choosing
- Catered lunch 2x/week
- Formal opportunities to teach or learn something new from a fellow Dave
- Flexible vacation time
- Basketball hoop
- Open and creative office space

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Best PPO Insurance in town
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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