Controller

Domino Data Lab San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 months ago

Why Domino Data Lab?

We are at the epicenter of the data science revolution, helping companies build better cars, develop more effective medicine, or simply recommend the best song to play next. Our customers are the most sophisticated analytical organizations in the world, and include Bayer, Allstate, Moody's Analytics and Instacart, to name a few. Don't take our word for it see how our customers are using it here.

We envision the future of business to be driven by machine learning models, or "model-driven". We're not alone. See the WSJ's article here on why Models Will Run the World.

Our platform helps data science teams accelerate their research, increase collaboration, and rapidly deploy predictive ML models.

We are a Series D company backed by Sequoia Capital, Coatue Management, Zetta Venture Partners, and Bloomberg Beta. Read about our funding story on Forbes.

If you are motivated by the vision of a better future that is model driven, join us on our audacious mission.

Controller at Domino Data Lab

Reporting to our CFO, the Controller will lead our Accounting function. As you look through the responsibilities below, you will see that we have a philosophical difference in terms of how Accounting should be done here at Domino. We cannot say that we believe the world is going to be model-driven without our teams operating this way as well. Accounting at Domino will be software-driven, robotic-process automation driven, and eventually model-driven. If successful, the Accounting team will be able to automate the close to less than 5 days, minimize the menial tasks that drain the soul of many accounting teams, and eventually free up bandwidth to move towards traditional FP&A reporting activities. We will have the most efficient accounting team, bar none. This is not a role for everyone as it will require you to roll up your sleeves and get things done while also managing a small team. If this intrigues you, come execute with us towards our vision.

Responsibilities

  • Iterate to Excellence: Don't just oversee the accounting processes but continuously iterate and optimize the day-to-day accounting functions, including revenue, rev rec, AR, AP, Consolidations and financial reporting.

  • Streamline the Close: Don't just manage, monitor and review the month-end closing process, help us streamline the process via Robotic Process Automation and software, to ensure accurate and timely accounting records are maintained. Let's get the close to 5 days.

  • Own the Outcome: Ensure the accuracy, and dimensionality of the general ledger, balance sheet reconciliations and financial statements. The company depends on us for the insights within these financials, it's on us to execute.

  • Win Together: Lead Domino's small, but mightily software enabled, 3 person accounting team through an impeccable first audit.

  • Institutionalize the Improvements: Develop and maintain accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure timely and accurate financial statements in accordance with accounting principles and company policies. Make it easy for others to understand how we do what we do.

  • Customer Devotion: Our customers are our fellow Dominoes. Ensure we provide human-centric tools, processes, and procedures to allow them to be as efficient as possible. That way, we all win together.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, MBA preferred

  • Manager level at Big 4 or national accounting firm experience is required

  • 10 + years of experience current role Assistant Controller at small-cap public software company or Controller at large private software company required.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills This role will regularly interact with the CFO and an external senior audience

  • Human-centric communication - Ability to effectively convey knowledge to non-technical internal and external customers. You are the expert and who will need to regularly explain things like revenue recognition nuances to non-accounting experts.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and respond quickly to a rapidly changing environment

  • Software Revenue Recognition experience required

  • Technical Accounting experience required

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Controller

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