Full Time

Corporate Controller

St. Louis, Missouri

Full Time

Negotiable and tailored to candidate. Includes bonus and pre-IPO equity

We are searching for a Corporate Controller for a pre-IPO startup headquartered in Clayton.  The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of experience, including public accounting audit and controllership/month-end close leadership experience, as well as strong knowledge of GAAP, SEC reporting, and Sarbanes Oxley (SOx) compliance.


  • Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities, such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting
  • Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, or reports required by regulatory agencies
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of accounting
  • Conduct or coordinate audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements and statutes
  • Supervise employees performing financial reporting, accounting, billing, collections, payroll, and budgeting duties
  • Determine depreciation rates to apply to capitalized items and advise management on actions regarding the purchase, lease, or disposal of such items
  • Evaluate needs for procurement of funds and investment of surpluses and make appropriate recommendations
  • Delegate authority for the receipt, disbursement, banking, protection, and custody of funds, securities, and financial instruments
  • Develop and maintain relationships with banking, insurance, and external accounting personnel to facilitate financial activities
  • Monitor financial activities and details, such as cash flow and reserve levels, to ensure that all legal and regulatory requirements are met
  • Other tasks as deemed necessary


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Finance, or Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • 10+ years relevant experience
  • 2+ years of Controllership/month-end close leadership experience
  • Public company experience including knowledge of SEC reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOx) compliance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven negotiation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

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