Controller

San Francisco Finance Full-time

Blend makes the process of getting a loan simpler, faster, and safer. With its industry-leading digital lending platform, Blend helps financial institutions like Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank increase productivity and deliver exceptional customer experiences. The company processes nearly $2 billion in loans daily, helping millions of consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.

Blend's Finance team is growing like crazy and we are looking for someone amazing to come help guide and grow the function. The team is hard-working, razor-sharp, and very well-versed in the world of pre-IPO tech finance. Read on to understand more about what this person will do and what we believe it will take to do the job.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all accounting and financial operations, including general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, revenue operations, payroll, technical accounting, and financial reporting    
  • Manage and review period end close to ensure efficiency and accuracy  
  • Produce consolidated financial statements in accordance with US GAAP including ASC606·       Monitor, evaluate impact and implement new accounting standards and regulatory requirements based on evolving business changes    
  • Manage financial audit, banking, payroll, tax, 409A, and other finance related advisory relationships
  • Own and manage all entities' compliance and filings, including tax filings, local filings for various states and all foreign entities' filings  
  • Provide leadership and vision for scaling the team and our financial infrastructure
  • Mentor, coach and develop the financial operations and accounting team
  • Create and implement short and long-term departmental objectives, policies, and operating procedures 
  • Provide finance leadership over contract review, revenue recognition, and commissions to sales team
  • Own 401k and equity administration
  • Evaluate opportunities for scale and growth and consider ways to drive efficiency and automation

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Accountancy, Finance, or related degree
  • CPA license required
  • 10+ years of related experience
  • High growth SaaS company experience required
  • History of scaling and process improvement for finance and accounting operations
  • Public accounting experience with a Big 4 firm strongly preferred
  • Strong technical accounting skills (US GAAP) with demonstrated ASC 606/revenue recognition and consolidation experience
  • Strong knowledge of non-GAAP industry metrics applicable to SaaS companies
  • Exceptional cross functional and forward-thinking mindset
  • IPO readiness experience
  • Familiarity with NetSuite, Salesforce CPQ, Expensify or equivalent systems

Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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