Controller

| Greater NYC Area

Stash is a digital-first financial services company committed to making saving and investing accessible to everyone. By breaking down barriers and building transparent, technology-driven products, we help the 99% build smarter financial habits so they can confidently save more, grow wealth, and enjoy life.

Stash is seeking an experienced Controller to lead the accounting organization in our rapidly growing startup. This position will report to the VP of Finance and be responsible for all aspects of our accounting function. If you are a top accounting professional with proven success in the financial services industry and a desire to build a world-class accounting function from the ground up, the fastest growing financial services app in the United States—Stash is looking for you! This is an incredible opportunity and the time is NOW.

What you’ll do:

  • Oversee all accounting operational functions, including the monthly close process, financial statement preparation, and tax planning and compliance
  • Coordinate all activities of external big 4 auditors
  • Evaluate current accounting processes and internal controls
  • Build internal processes and collaborate across the organization to ensure accurate financial reporting and strong internal controls
  • Communicate and collaborate with Stash leadership team to highlight opportunities and mitigate financial risk
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge to ensure our financial operations meet the highest standards
  • Execute responsibilities at the highest level of precision and efficiency

What we’re looking for:

  • 7+ years of experience in public accounting and/or corporate accounting with exposure to the financial services industry
  • B.S. in Accounting, Finance or other relevant subject from a top university
  • CPA with excellent knowledge of US GAAP, SEC regulations, and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Understanding of broker-dealer regulations and reporting requirements, Series 27 license is a big plus
  • Self-starter that is comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Pride in your attention to detail and organizational skills—no variance is too small to investigate
  • Top notch excel skills and familiarity with financial accounting systems
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, with the ability to present to internal and external stakeholders

Gold Stars:

  • Series 27 license

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We believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to living our values, promoting innovation, and building the best products out there. Our success is directly related to the employees that we hire, grow and retain and we believe that our team should reflect the diversity of the customers that we serve.  

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Stash is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law. Everyone is encouraged to apply.

Benefits, Perks, & More!:

Equity In Stash Flexible Vacation

Four Family-Friendly Medical Plans Two Dental & One Vision Insurance Plan

401k Learning & Development Stipend

Commuter Benefits Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Employee Referral Bonuses Stocked Fridges & Kitchens

Thursday Happy Hours Catered Lunch on Fridays

Team outings that do not involve trust falls...

Awards & Recognition:

  • Built in NYC’s Startups to Watch in 2018
  • Wall Street Journal's "Top 25 Tech Companies To Watch" in 2018
  • MarCom Awards 2018 Double Gold & Platinum Winner
  • 2017 Webby Award Winner for Best Mobile Sites & Apps in the Financial Services and Banking category
  • 2017 W3 Awards Winner for Best User Experience

**No recruiters, please.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • iOSLanguages
    • AndroidLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • PlayFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • LookerAnalytics
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MandrillEmail

Location

500 7th Ave, New York , NY 10018

What are Stash Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Learning and Development Stipend

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexible Work Schedule and Work/Life Balance. Learning & Development Stipend. Team Building Events and Activities. Demos, Drinks & Data every Thursday followed by Happy Hour. Stocked Fridge (food, snacks, drinks) Beer & Cold Brew on Tap. Catered Lunch on Fridays. Bi-weekly Stash Labs! (Work on passion projects for the day). 4 X Family-Friendly Health Insurance Plans Starting at $ 4.90 per month (Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield). Flexible Spending Account (FSA). 2 X Family-Friendly Dental Insurance Plans Starting at $ .39 per month (Guardian). 1 X Family-Friendly Vision Insurance Plan Starting at $ .04 per month (VSP). Short-term disability, long-term disability (60% of salary up to $12K/month), and basic life insurance ($50k).

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