• Corporate Controller

    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Come Be Apart


    Arise is a pioneer of on-demand customer management technology and business process outsourcing. Our powerful cloud-based platform provides a virtual nationwide network to connect primarily work-at-home service professionals running small call center businesses to companies needing contact center and other business services. Built to scale, Arise makes the way for a superior customer experience for innovative enterprises from startups to Fortune 500 companies.


    Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, this position is responsible for planning, directing and managing multi-national/multi-currency financial and accounting activities including month end close, maintenance of general ledger, financial audits & internal reporting. Additional responsibilities include technical accounting research, preparing GAAP financial statements, establishing and maintaining accounting policies and lead/coordinate federal, multi-state and foreign entities tax return preparation with external firm.



    • Provide leadership and drive for process consistency, simplification and efficiency improvement across accounting functions.
    • Provide leadership to enable the accounting function to prepare for and support, external accounting and tax regulations (e.g. transfer pricing), and internal policies (e.g. account reconciliation standards)
    • Coordinate with outside tax advisors/preparers to ensure compliance with all required filings and law changes.
    • Respond to information requests and notices from US and international tax authorities
    • Proactively communicate with CFO about unusual accounting entries.
    • Evaluate and manage the organization, selection, performance management, coaching, and development of direct reports. Oversee the development of the rest of the accounting staff.
    • Ensures that company financial records are maintained in compliance with company policies and US GAAP (IFRS). Responsible for reviewing monthly/quarterly account reconciliations and other documents.
    • Review actual financial accounting practice and procedures to ensure that company consolidated income statement and balance sheets are accurate, reconciled and consistent with the defined policies.
    • Review income statement and balance sheet movements and ensure clear explanations are provided for material movements and appropriate treatment of unusual or infrequent transactions.
    • Ensure ‘checks and balances’ are in place to verify the completeness, appropriate accuracy, and timeliness of financial statements and associated reconciliation/review/audit processes.
    • Evaluate financial control risks across the business and in Finance specifically and develop and implement appropriate procedures to mitigate.
    • Ensure high levels of coordination between accounting functions and other areas of Finance.
    • Ensure necessary procedures are in place to accurately control and forecast cash balances.
    • Maintain appropriate financial computer systems, appropriate access, and change controls are in place.
    • Maintain effective working relationships with auditors. Lead and support the annual external financial audit process, including audit planning and coordination.
    • Establish and maintain close coordination with financial operations, functional department heads and FP&A to ensure proper input into internal financial reporting
    • Prepare consolidated financial statements compliance with US GAAP guidance.



    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
    • CPA preferred
    • 10+ years accounting experience; Big 4 public accounting  & multi-national/multi-currency environment experience preferred
    • Outstanding leadership skills are required in order to establish clear priorities, assign responsibilities, allocate resources and direct action.
    • Familiarity with Oracle would be an advantage.
    • Experience in managing a corporate accounting team
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all levels of personnel and management
    • Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team
    • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
    • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
    • Detail orientation with ability to also understand and communicate Big Picture
    • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
    • Expert in Excel


    Competitive Compensation and Benefits which include:

    • Health/ Dental/ Vision/ Flex Spending Benefits
    • 401k, Retirement
    • Great PTO and Holiday Plan!
    • Maternity/ Paternity Paid Leave
    • Life and Disability Insurance
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Great Place to Work

    When smart creative and passionate people get together, the results are astounding and the opportunities limitless! Achieve your potential at Arise.


    Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

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