Controller

  • Finance & Legal
  • Full-time
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
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With over 240 million users in 196 countries, Change.org is the world’s largest technology platform for social change. Our team spans 18 countries and empowers hundreds of millions of people to have a voice and fight injustice. We’re a social impact business, and we’re aiming to build a world where no one is powerless and where creating change is a part of everyday life.
 
We are looking for an experienced, versatile, and hands-on finance leader to manage the day-to-day activities of our finance team. This includes US accounting, international accounting, and FP&A. The ideal candidate must be a hands-on, roll up your sleeves type of finance leader who excels and flourishes in a start-up environment with extensive international operations. This role will work closely with the management team to identify, design, and implement financial initiatives that support the business needs of the organization. Reporting to a part-time CFO, you will have the ability to lead and mentor a five person team, and the opportunity to grow your career. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the day-to-day management of accounting and finance operations across 10 national markets
  • Lead and manage the month-end close process, including international consolidations
  • Prepare, review, and issue financial statements. 
  • Supervise our budgeting, forecasting and planning processes. 
  • Forecast, manage and oversee cash flow.
  • Work with our FP&A lead to prepare monthly BvA packages for the executive team and Board of Directors.
  • Help manage various banking and tax relationships.
  • Conduct and help to coordinate the financial audit of company accounts and transactions, to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements and statutes.
  • Maintain and improve upon our current accounting infrastructure to scale with business growth, including the documentation of policies and procedures.

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • Superior quantitative and analytical skills, combined with solid business judgment.
  • 8+ years of related experience, ideally in a high growth and/or tech environment.  International and/or Big 4 accounting experience is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Accountancy, Finance (or related degree). CPA strongly preferred.
  • Past experience with NetSuite, Adaptive and/or equivalent ERP.
  • Advanced understanding of Excel for financial analysis. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proficient in Google Docs and Keynote/Powerpoint.
  • Ability to effectively work cross functionally with departments throughout the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a hands-on capacity.

The is a full-time opportunity based in San Francisco.

Change.org is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applicants of different backgrounds, cultures, genders, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical disability, or length of time spent unemployed.


Change.org Careers

Outsized impact

Change.org is the fastest growing social change organization in the world, empowering more than 50 million people to create change in their communities.

Amazing people

We are building a world-class team of technologists and creatives along with the most accomplished team of social movement creators in the world.

Extraordinary benefits

5 weeks vacation

Personal growth