Controller

Location: Miami, Florida, United States
Date Posted: 10-31-2018
We are looking for an experienced Controller to manage accounting departments providing information, primarily financial, about all company activities that will assist management, its shareholders and other users in making educated economic decisions about the company's future. The Controller reports to the Chief Financial Officer and must possess both leadership and financial management skills while working in a collaborative and fast-paced work environment.

Responsibilities
  • Oversee the activities of the corporate accounting department for the accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports including, but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements and annual audits and annual budgets.
  • Oversee the activities of the disbursement department, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, purchase orders, petty cash, core employee expense reports, cash control, core payroll processing, and total corporate payroll tax compliance.
  • Oversee the activities of the accounts receivable department to ensure the accurate and timely management of all accounts receivable aging components including billings, cash receipts application, etc.; funding service management, which includes weekly funding reports and customer service; quarter and year-end payroll closing including federal and state reports, and check statistic management.
  • Assure corporate income tax compliance to assure the accurate and timely completion of all corporate income tax returns taking full advantage of all favorable tax codes.
  • Establish and maintain systems and controls that verify the integrity of all systems, processes, and data, and enhance the company's value.
  • Proactively serve as an advisor/partner to management and CFO, with accurate and timely work to facilitate financial needs.
  • Participate in a wide variety of special projects and compile a variety of special reports.
  • Communicate with co-workers, management, and others courteously and professionally.
     
Qualifications
  • Familiar with GAAP, statutory requirements and other US accounting standards
  • SaaS Industry experience a plus
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Technical Capacity
     
Required Education and Experience        
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA certification a plus, however not required
  • Ten years of hands-on accounting managerial experience
  • Spanish speaking a plus, however not required


Perks:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Unlimited Vacations! (yes, that’s unlimited)
  • 100% covered medical insurance, upgrades from basic plan available
  • Relaxed and techy office environment -- flexible work from home days when needed
  • Be part of an amazing, talented, and smart digital marketing team
  • Endless snacks, cafecitos, drinks, avocados (not endless, they go pretty fast) and other fruits
  • Free license to Open English, Next U, and Open English Junior
  
About Open Education:
 
Open Education ("OE") is an E-Learning leader in Latin America. We provide individuals and corporate clients in emerging markets worldwide with a unique, effective and fun learning experience that caters to their own schedule and pace. The company started with Open English, a platform offering programs in English Learning with both on-demand and personalized content, live classes 24/7, with teachers who are all native English speakers. Acquiring Next U in 2015, OE is now positioned as a global education technology leader offering various online certificates in digital technology specializations. The Next U portfolio of certificates currently includes programs in web development, digital marketing, mobile app development, graphic design, IT, among others. In 2017, leveraging Open English's innovative teaching method, Open English Junior was launched in 18 countries of Latin America. Open English Junior is an online education platform designed for children 8 - 14. Like its adult counterpart, live classes with Native English speakers are the core of the academic method, complemented with practices and lessons in a fun and engaging platform.
 
 
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