Controller – Remote

Gravity Payments

April 4, 2024

A career with Gravity Payments is an opportunity to be on a collaborative team where creative leadership, passion for progress, and responsibility are paramount. Our team members focus and commit to providing for our clients and our community because we care deeply for others.  

This is a hands-on Management role that centers around, learning (passion for progress), collaboration (leadership), and high performance (responsibility).

Core Expectations

  • Ensure accounting controls according to GAAP, deferred revenue, journal entries, month-end and year-end close, bank reconciliation, annual audit process, sales taxes, asset depreciation schedules, etc.  
  • Prepare and communicate a story with an analysis of the monthly financials
  • Optimize processes to maintain the integrity of data and drive both efficiency and accuracy.
  • Implement strong accounting policies and procedures across all Accounting Team functions
  • Manage revenue and cost accruals. Track and reconcile GL accounts and assist in other reconciliations as needed.
  • Prepare routine and complex journal entries, analyze and compile reporting for accounting activity.
  • Learn and execute the reporting process for partner, merchant, and contract payouts.  
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings including sales and payroll taxes.
  • Lead, mentor, and inspire team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and development.
  • Be a part of and collaborate with team members to develop, implement, or improve processes. Regularly report on process performance with key stakeholders and provide and gather feedback regularly.
  • Demonstrate the ability to think through a problem with a deep understanding of the business. Be able to evaluate information both quantitatively and from a value perspective and then be able to translate that into something that can be understood easily by others.

Preferred Skills

  • Must be a strong communicator, and decision-maker and have the ability to work through ambiguous scenarios.  
  • 5 or more years of relevant work experience required.
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance and CPA designation preferred
  • 2 or more years of building and managing a remote team preferred
  • Strong understanding GAAP standards and regulatory requirements
  • Experience evaluating and communicating outcomes quantitatively with a drive for root cause analysis
  • Ability to obtain, organize, and analyze data and scenarios to challenge conventional wisdom
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key business financial metrics and communicating key performance indicators to stakeholders in support of business objectives
  • Proficiency in financial analysis, pricing models, and statistical techniques with the ability to work with complex data sets
  • Knowledge of merchant services, payments processing, or fintech industry trends and regulations.  
  • Experience with Sage Intacct

Technical requirements: 

  • Must have access to a wired internet connection
  • Must have access to at least a 25 megabits per second (mbps) download and 20 mbps upload speed connection

The salary for this position is $90,000 – $120,000. We may be open to negotiating outside of this range if the desired salary aligns with the candidate’s and company’s needs.

Gravity Payments is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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