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VP Global Controller (Remote CA or WA)

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CA and US

Job Description

Aircall is a place where voices are valued.
Backed by over $220 million of investment since 2015, we create technology that fuels accessible, transparent and collaborative communication to empower our base of 18,000+ customers (and growing) to make authentic, human connections.
Conversation is a cornerstone of our culture. Wherever our people find themselves in the Aircall world – Paris, New York, San Francisco, Sydney, Madrid, London, Berlin, or at home – everyone has a voice that is valued.
Whatever your background, wherever you’re from – we want you to join the conversation. Let’s talk.
We are looking for a dynamic, hands on, and highly motivated VP of Accounting / Global Controller to lead our talented Finance team based in Paris & New York.
In this pivotal role, you will oversee all accounting matters and spearhead treasury operations while providing strategic guidance to ensure financial integrity and compliance.
Reporting directly to the Group CFO, you will play a critical role in shaping our financial strategy and driving operational excellence in an international context.
Position can be based in New York, San Francisco or Washington State.

Your role @ Aircall:

  • Shape and execute Aircall's financial strategy, aligning it with organizational goals
  • Supervise and mentor a team of talented finance professionals (5 direct reports and 13 people in total) providing guidance and support
  • Enhance department efficiency to ensure readiness for future growth
  • Spearhead cross-departmental initiatives to streamline processes and optimize systems in close collaboration with the FP&A team
  • Champion compliance and internal controls, fostering a culture of accountability
  • Collaborate with leaders to drive change management initiatives and foster innovation
  • Partner with leader of FP&A to design and implement key performance indicators (KPIs) to track financial performance
  • Inspire and motivate the team to achieve excellence and exceed expectations
  • Foster strong relationships with third-party resources, vendors, and partners
  • Be the main point of contact of the auditors

A little about you:

  • 15+ years of progressive experience in Accounting and Finance roles
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP or IFRS
  • Active ownership of global audit
  • Proficiency in consolidation is highly desirable
  • Demonstrate mastery of financial processes and international accounting principles
  • Experience leading accounting due diligence effort is a plus
  • Experience in complex transfer pricing arrangements and handling international tax issues would be highly regarded although not mandatory
  • International team management experience
  • Change management experience
  • Fluent English is mandatory for this role
Key traits we look for:
You are coachable, you are resilient, you are solution oriented coming to the table with great ideas, and you find the fun in a good challenge!
We will invest in you, as you invest in us. We believe that owning your growth and owning your success starts with you, but it's up to us to help provide the platform for learning, growing and building your career!
Aircall is constantly moving forward. We’re building new roads to complete our journey, and we’re taking people with us who have the same builder mentality.
Let’s grow together: Aircall is a place for those who dare to be bold and seek responsibility, excellence, and the opportunity to push themselves to new heights.
We’re creating a place where great people trust one another and thrive together.
People flourish at Aircall and now is the time to be part of the team and the journey we’re on.
Why join us?
🚀 Key moment to join Aircall in terms of growth and opportunities💆‍♀️ Our people matter, work-life balance is important at Aircall📚 Fast-learning environment, entrepreneurial and strong team spirit🌍 45+ Nationalities: cosmopolite & multi-cultural mindset💵 Competitive salary package & equity🏨 Medical, dental, and vision insurance is 100% covered📈 401k plan with company matching!✈️ Unlimited PTO — take the time you need to come to work feeling great!⭐️ Wellness, internet, and childcare reimbursements💚 Generous parental leave policy
DE&I Statement: At Aircall, we believe diversity, equity and inclusion – irrespective of origins, identity, background and orientations – are core to our journey.
We pride ourselves on promoting active inclusion within our business to foster a strong sense of belonging for all. We’re working to create a place filled with diverse people who can enrich and learn from one another. We’re committed to ensuring that everyone not only has a seat at the table but is valued and respected at it by providing equal opportunities to develop and thrive.
We will constantly challenge ourselves to make sure that we live up to our ambitions around diversity, equity and inclusion, and keep this conversation open. Above all else, we understand and acknowledge that we have work to do and much to learn.
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Advice from our career coach

A successful applicant for the VP of Accounting / Global Controller position at Aircall should have a deep understanding of accounting and finance, with at least 15 years of experience in progressive roles. It is essential to have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field, as well as proficiency in US GAAP or IFRS. Here are some specific tips to stand out:

  • Showcase your experience in leading global audit and managing international teams.
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in consolidation and understanding of international accounting principles.
  • Highlight any experience with complex transfer pricing arrangements and international tax issues.
  • Emphasize your change management experience and ability to drive operational excellence in an international context.
  • Ensure your resume emphasizes your hands-on and dynamic approach to financial strategy and team management.

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Jun 5, 2024


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