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Corporate Controller

Company: Bluetooth SIG, Inc
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Status: Full Time, Employee
Career Level: Director
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience (Masters Degree a plus)
Travel Requirements: Able to travel worldwide up to 10% of the time
Location: Kirkland, Washington

The Opportunity
Bluetooth SIG Inc. is the company at the heart of Bluetooth technology, the global wireless standard global wireless standard for simple, secure connectivity. - Bluetooth SIG oversees the development of new generations of Bluetooth technology, advances awareness of Bluetooth worldwide, and provides processes and tools for developers and product manufacturers worldwide to build, test, qualify, and brand their Bluetooth products.
We seek a Corporate Controller to lead a talented and high-quality team supporting our technology mission, member companies, business partners, and the broader Bluetooth organization. - Be a part of developing innovative technology that powers wireless connectivity for 4.5 billion device shipments each year and growing!
The Role
The Corporate Controller (director-level) leads nine (9) individuals (including a manager) across two teams, including Accounting and Membership. - The Corporate Controller owns all facets of AP, AR, Payroll, and Accounting and Technical Accounting, including regulatory and tax compliance, internal controls, and reporting, as well as Membership administration. - The Corporate Controller reports to the VP Finance (CFO) and supports other key F&A priorities: financial analyses, financial audit, 401K audit, annual budget, and special projects. - If you are a talented individual and an experienced people manager seeking to demonstrate excellence over the next 24-36 months and beyond and prepare yourself for the next step in your professional growth, this role may be an excellent match.
Skills and Requirements
The successful candidate will have:
Current CPA license - if you are not a licensed CPA, please do not apply
Minimum 5+ years supervising/managing people
Demonstrated strategic mindset combined with the ability to execute through staff
Unafraid to hire people far better than yourself
Technically adept - able to quickly master different technologies without assistance
Advanced Excel skills or higher required (i.e., don't bother applying if not already highly proficient with sumifs, countifs, match, IF statements, pivot tables, graphs, multi-parameter sorting, various date functions, etc. - there is a test)
Intermediate to advanced at analytical or financial modeling
Strong to expert technical accounting knowledge & skills
Strong to expert knowledge of internal controls (i.e., can design a framework from scratch)
Highly organized - let's say that again - highly organized
Ruthlessly accurate and precise
Always seeking improvements and better ways to do things
You want to be a better professional than you are today and are willing to learn and work hard to do so
Lead, manage, and grow a team of talented professionals
Drive vision and strategy of accounting & membership teams
Architect and drive internal control program to greater maturity
Own transactional processes (AP, AR, Payroll, etc.)
Own technical accounting
Primary functional owner for ERP core financials implementation (2022)
Improve financial close (TB final) from four (4) days to two (2) days within 24 months (with staff able to accomplish the deadline while working normal hours - no overtime needed)
Own compliance activities (financial audit, 401K audit, fed/state tax, etc.)
Establish and maintain strong working relationships with all functional team(s) and leadership
Support CEO, executive team, and Board of Directors business/analytical needs
Own new-member in-take process and ongoing member administration
Seek continual improvements in Membership self-help initiatives, processes, and performance metrics.
The Bluetooth SIG offers an outstanding benefits package including health, prescription drug, short-term and long-term disability, vision and dental coverage, life insurance, ---and 401(k).

Equal Employment Opportunity
Bluetooth SIG, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity employment to all employees and applicants for employment. - No employee or applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, National Guard or reserve unit obligation, or any other characteristic protected by law. - Consistent with applicable federal and state law, Bluetooth SIG, Inc. will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified applicants or employees unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the company. - A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, employment practice, or the work environment that makes it possible for an individual with a disability to enjoy an equal employment opportunity. - This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

Keywords: Bluetooth SIG, Inc, Kirkland , Corporate Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Kirkland, Washington

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