Assistant Controller

Overview

Care.com, Inc. is the world’s largest online marketplace for finding and managing family care. The Company provides consumer matching solutions that enable families to connect to caregivers and caregiving services in a reliable and easy way, payment solutions that enable families to pay caregivers electronically online or via their mobile device, and household payroll and tax services with Care.com HomePay. Care.com, Inc. was founded in 2006 and had an initial public offering in 2014. We’re seeking innovative, entrepreneurial, and genuinely nice people to join our collaborative team. If that describes you, we want to hear from you! A career at Care.com offers countless ways to grow and have a real effect on a young, exciting company.

Become part of the Accounting/Finance team as the Assistant Controller in a position with significant growth opportunities, exposure to senior management, and strong upside. This position will report into the Corporate Controller and consistently work directly with the VP of Finance and CFO. We are seeking an experienced Assistant Controller to support the complexities of a growing global company. As the Assistant Controller, you will be responsible for managing all facets of the domestic accounting group, including i) the monthly / quarterly / annual financial close; (ii) accounts payable; (iii) revenue recognition, and (iv) payroll. You will also be involved in M&A activity, including due diligence and purchase accounting (as applicable). Furthermore, the expectation is for this role to transition to managing the international accounting group in addition to the responsibilities noted above.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate an accurate and timely month close, including monitoring and managing the activities of the team/direct reports
  • Ensure books and records are in compliance with U.S. GAAP
  • Review and post journal entries
  • Prepare monthly financial results and fluctuation analyses to be reviewed by the Controller and VP of Finance
  • Review and enhance the Company’s documentation of account reconciliations’
  • Oversee the external audit process, including quarterly reviews and the year-end audit
  • Responsible for the accounting for customer orders, including revenue recognition, invoicing and cash collections
  • Interact with cross-functional teams to resolve challenges, drive operational improvement, and enhance financial processes
  • Review the weekly and bi-weekly payroll processing for accuracy and completeness prior to submission to our service provide and payment to employees
  • Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions; lead the determination of the accounting treatment for non-routine transactions
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and Sarbanes-Oxley (2019 is the Company’s first year of compliance for 404(b); assist the Manager of Technical Accounting in reviewing and maintaining a system of internal controls to ensure compliance of all accounting procedures; review and update applicable SOX documentation as necessary
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year, and then monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff

Required Skills

  • 7+ years of total accounting experience with increased level of responsibility.
  • Strong experience working in publicly traded companies either in Corporate Industry, Public Accounting, or a combination of the two
  • SEC Reporting experience in Public Accounting or Corporate Industry
  • Significant Sarbanes-Oxley knowledge
  • Strong, technical accounting skills and ability to quickly adapt, problem solve, and determine solutions to complex accounting and operational challenges
  • Proven experience leading and developing a team of professionals
  • Demonstrated ability to identify process inefficiencies, offer recommendations for improvements and implement solutions
  • Experience using various financial systems and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills

Education/Other Pre-requisites:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, Masters is a Plus
  • CPA certification

About Care.com

Since launching in 2007, Care.com (NYSE: CRCM) has been committed to solving the complex care challenges that impact families, caregivers, employers, and care service companies. Today, Care.com is the world’s largest online destination for finding and managing family care, with 18.3 million families and 13.4 million caregivers* across more than 20 countries, including the U.S., UK, Canada and parts of Western Europe, and approximately 1.7 million employees of corporate clients having access to our services. Spanning child care to senior care, pet care, housekeeping and more, Care.com provides a sweeping array of services for families and caregivers to find, manage and pay for care or find employment. These include: a comprehensive suite of safety tools and resources members may use to help make more informed hiring decisions - such as third-party background check services, monitored messaging, and tips on hiring best practices; easy ways for caregivers to be paid online or via mobile app; and Care.com Benefits, including the household payroll and tax services provided by Care.com HomePay and the Care Benefit Bucks program, a peer-to-peer pooled, portable benefits platform funded by household employer contributions which provides caregivers access to professional benefits. For enterprise clients, Care.com builds customized benefits packages covering child care, back up care and senior care consulting services through its Care@Work business, and serves care businesses with marketing and recruiting support. Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, Care.com has offices in Berlin, Austin and the San Francisco Bay area.

*As of December 2018

Care.com supports diverse families and communities and seeks employees who are just as diverse. As an equal opportunity employer, Care.com recognizes the power of a diverse workforce and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.