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Company: Spreedly
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Spreedly is the world's leading Payments Orchestration solution. Our vision is that the world is better with a diversified, inclusive payment ecosystem. Our mission is to accelerate commerce with an open, secure, and flexible payment platform that welcomes all payment participants. Backed by Spectrum Equity, with a $75M investment, Spreedly is experiencing rapid growth.

We now serve 600 customers globally. Many of these direct customers are platforms and marketplaces that have thousands of their merchants leveraging our payments platform. Our customers include industry leaders in digital goods, order ahead and delivery, online marketplaces, donation/giving platforms, event ticketing, and financial services.

Our employees help us execute against our vision through building a culture focused on autonomy, transparency, and collaboration in a dynamic, high-growth organization.

We are seeking an experienced Controller to join our team and lead Spreedly's accounting operations. In this role, you will enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results while ensuring compliance and timelines. You will be responsible for finance systems, tax compliance, and cash management, as well as serving as a liaison to internal teams. To be successful in this role, you should not only have the experience to lead our accounting team and operations, but the ability to build strong relationships and a true desire to lead, support, and mentor a team of accounting professionals in a fast-paced environment.


  • Provide leadership, coaching, and mentoring to a team of four accounting professionals
  • Oversee the accounting function, ensuring accurate, complete, timely, and actionable financial and management reporting
  • Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, management reporting, and business activity reports
  • Maximize payroll efficiency through innovative process development
  • Monitor financial activities and details, such as cash flow, EBITDA, aging A/R balances, and financial ratios
  • Provide guidance for developing, implementing, and maintaining financial controls
  • Drive finance systems strategy and architecture and ensure integrity of financial data shared across company systems
  • Conduct or coordinate audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements
  • Management of UK entity, including payroll, maintenance, and consolidation of financial statements
  • Prepare budget to actual reports for department heads, including review and analysis of costs
  • In conjunction with the CFO, establish financial and operating benchmarks, budgets, program monitoring, and reporting standards on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Provide comprehensive financial updates to senior management by evaluating, analyzing, and reporting appropriate data points
  • Assist CFO with growth strategies, including debt and equity financing and mergers and acquisitions
  • Guide financial decisions by applying company policies and procedures to current economic landscape
  • Maintain current knowledge of company policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards
  • Provide direction and assistance to other departments regarding accounting policies and procedures and efficient control and utilization of financial resources
  • Ad hoc projects and responsibilities as required

    • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
    • CPA required
    • 8+ years of experience in accounting field with increasing responsibilities, including leading all aspects of an accounting function
    • Accounting experience at a SaaS company; international experience preferred
    • Thorough understanding of U.S. GAAP
    • Advanced knowledge of NetSuite accounting software, Excel, and finance systems and system connections. Experience with Jirav, Carta, Looker, UKG, and Chargify (or similar systems) is helpful in this role, but not required.
    • Excellent research and analytical skills
    • Strong communication skills and a passion for cultivating and supporting a cohesive, collaborative team environment
    • Ability to learn quickly, pivot quickly as needed, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously and manage competing priorities
    • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with internal and external stakeholders and to provide support to the CFO and other executives as needed

      What We Offer
      • Competitive salary + Equity
      • Outstanding Medical and Dental Insurance: Premiums are 100% company paid for employees and families
      • Note: We offer two PPO health insurance plans: A traditional copay and a high deductible with HSA. Spreedly contributes $1,200/$2,400 per year to the HSA for those choosing the high deductible plan
      • Life and long-term disability insurance
      • Optional Vision insurance and various Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
      • Open Paid Time Off policy + 12 weeks paid leave for new parents
      • Matching 401k plan (5% up to $5,000 yearly)
      • Monthly digital lifestyle stipend ($150), new MacBook, and $200 accessory reimbursement
      • $3,000 annual Professional Development stipend and free LinkedIn Learning subscription
      • Flexible, remote friendly work environment
      • Quarterly visits to HQ in Durham, NC for remote employees

        Spreedly is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We actively work to drive out even unintentional discrimination in our hiring processes via practices like blindly graded work samples, structured interviews, and diversity awareness training.

        Due to the sensitive nature of what Spreedly does - handling payment data - finalist candidates must complete a successful background and reference check.

        Some of our positions are open to remote applicants. If this is the case it will be sited in the job posting just below the position name. Unless otherwise stated, remote positions are open to candidates in the contiguous US only. We are not set up to support remote employees from CA, NY, or outside the contiguous US. All applicants must have a US work visa.

        We appreciate your interest in our company. Because of the high volume of resume flow, we may only respond to those candidates that we think will be a potential fit.

Keywords: Spreedly, Durham , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Durham, North Carolina

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