Director of Finance / Controller

Sydney Vaccaro

Job Description

Reporting to the CFO, the Director of Finance/Controller will be responsible for the financial reporting, operations, and controls of a rapidly growing international SAAS (Software-as-a-Service) company. The Director of Finance/Controller will be a leader in the Company’s rapidly growing Salt Lake City office and help to shape and drive the culture of the organization.


  • Financial Operations – Own the strategy, process and execution of the company’s financial operations, including Billing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and all Journal Entries in the company’s accounting system -Quickbooks.
  • Publish Financials – Manage the process of monthly, quarterly and annual financial closings of the Company’s financial accounts. Study the operational closing process and implement operational changes to improve the timeliness and accuracy of the process.
  • Financial Controls – Establish best practice financial controls to ensure strong governance around all financial matters of the Company including banking & treasury operations, financial reporting, and payables. Continually research and stay up to date on best practices and bring them into the Company on appropriate timelines.
  • Financial Reviews & Audits – Engage and manage third party accountants to provide Reviews or Audits of the Company’s financial statements. Be the primary company executive to work with such third parties to execute Reviews and Audits on a timely basis.
  • Taxes & Regulatory Compliance – Lead the Company’s efforts to understand all applicable tax jurisdictions and file appropriate Company tax returns.
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis- Review published financial reports and provide insight into changes and variations from plan. Prepare Management and Board reporting packages with variance reporting from budget results.


  • CPA with at least 3+ years’ experience as an accountant or finance professional at a professional accounting firm or operating company.
  • Financial accounting leader with at least three years of experience as a Financial Controller running the financial operations of a private operating company with international operations. Venture-backed technology company experience is preferred.
  • Experience developing and enforcing appropriate financial controls and corporate governance policies.
  • Proven track record of developing successful teams and delivering consistent and accurate monthly financial close operations and financial reporting packages.
  • Demonstrable experience building and owning a complex company financial model that forecasts income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
  • Thorough understanding and practical experience with GAAP financial standards (FASB and IASB). Previous work with a high growth, SaaS software company with an understanding of SaaS revenue accounting rules ASC 606 and IFRS 15 preferred.
  • Proficient with accounting software, office applications, G-Suite, and presentation software.

Chargeback has a generous employee benefits plan and is ready to provide a strong compensation package. If you meet the criteria above and are inspired by the challenge of building an international, category-leading SaaS company here in Utah – we want to hear from you!

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