Pymetrics New York , NY 10016

Posted 1 week ago

Using neuroscience-based assessments and machine learning algorithms, pymetrics is reinventing the recruiting industry by matching candidates to jobs where they are most likely to succeed. We are leading the charge in an evolving industry and growing our amazing team to support the mission of using data to unleash one's full potential.

We're looking for a Controller who can bring strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills to the pymetrics Team. This person is responsible for the general accounting operations of the company and leading the financial reporting, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, and expense reimbursement processes of the company. You will ensure the company maintains an adequate system of accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the companys reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. The position will report to the CFO and be a key member of the finance leadership team.

You will:

  • Prepare internal and external consolidated financial statements including related footnotes on monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Manage the close process to ensure consolidated financial statements are accurately reported incoordination with company policies and GAAP
  • Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of revenue recognition, accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, payroll, fixed asset records, prepaid expenses, accruals, and general entity accounting
  • Review, research, analyze, and properly document conclusions reached on complex technical accounting issues
  • Develop and maintain global processes, policies, and procedures to ensure conformance with GAAP and other statutory reporting requirements
  • Design and implement scalable internal controls that improve the efficiency of the accounting and finance organization and the flow of quality financial actionable information within the company
  • Prepare work papers in support of the annual financial statement audit including leading the finance team through successful audits with external auditors
  • Ensure tax compliance working with internal and external advisors relative to preparation of annual tax provision, quarterly tax reporting, and annual compliance tax filings
  • Manage external accounting and tax relationships including external auditors, outside tax providers and other accounting / financial advisors


  • Bachelors degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline (CPA required; MBA preferred)
  • Minimum of 10 years accounting experience in a senior accounting or financial management role
  • Impeccable communication, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Expertise in advanced functionality of Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Driven and self-motivated to perform at the highest level in a start-up environment
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and technical accounting, including revenue recognition, acquisition accounting,capitalized software, and stock based compensation


  • Health, Dental, Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Commuter benefits
  • Fun, diverse work culture
  • Team happy hours, retreats, and hackathons
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Educational budget
  • Employee stock option plan
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