Controller

| Greater NYC Area
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Intro

Bodhala’s groundbreaking legal technology solutions empower teams to analyze, interpret and optimize outside counsel spend — trailblazing a new era of legal market intelligence through AI and machine learning. With legal departments being asked to do more with less, Bodhala takes the ambiguity out of legal spend and empowers business leaders to make strategic decisions and justify those decisions with confidence.

Headquartered in the Financial District of Manhattan, Bodhala tripled its headcount last year and is positioned for continued fast-paced growth through 2020, with locations across the United States and in Europe.

Reporting to the Chief of Staff, and working closely with the executive team and all department heads, , the HR Generalist will play a critical role in managing recruiting and HR processes, and acting as a key partner to hiring managers and the People and Operations team. The ideal candidate is a true generalist and thrives in high growth environments building, scaling, and evolving people, culture, and HR programs and processes. In this role, you will roll up your sleeves with a “no task too small” mentality while also thinking strategically about the broader needs of people operations function.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of building something from the ground up and put your own mark on the company.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Managing all Internal Controls aspects by assessing the effectiveness of the company’s processes and internal control structure and then designing and implementing changes to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and economic value of a control or process.

  • Build and refine the financial model and budget

  • Create effective processes around company AR and AP

  • Provide reporting to the CEO and leadership team on performance relative to plan

  • Work with external accounting firms to prepare and file federal, state, and local taxes

  • Manage outside accounting firm and  oversee monthly close process to issue timely and accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in accordance with US GAAP

  • Manage all Cash Management activities and banking relationships while supervising treasury and cash management activities, with a focus on continuous improvement to ensure working capital improvements every year

  • Oversee Risk Management: Develop and maintain audit standards and methodology for assessing business risk and evaluating the effectiveness of the established financial, operational and compliance practices and organization controls.

  • Support the executive team with all post term sheet negotiations and due diligence requirements for fundraising, debt facilities, potential acquisition

  • Optimize costs by rationalizing and renegotiating with key suppliers

Goals

First 30 Days

  • Get to know the business need through informational interviews with members across the organization

  • Understand the financial state, policies and current procedures of the company

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  • Set individual KPIs for the next 6 months

  • Create relationships with internal and external stakeholders

First 60 Days

  • Document and implement all all financial processes with recommendations for optimization

  • Create a regular and effective cadence of financial reporting to all stakeholders

First 90 Days

  • Optimized processes working in action and effectively for the organization

Qualifications

  • 5-7+ years experience in finance/accounting with demonstrated career growth
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or a related field
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Understanding of debt, financing models and cash flow preparation
  • Deep working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and key principles of application
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Must be metric and process-driven while also flexible
  • The confidence to collaborate and challenge leadership and executives for the right reasons
  • Comfortable in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and always evolving startup environment
  • CPA highly preferred
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • Material DesignLibraries
    • AngularFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
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    • InVisionDesign
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    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • PardotLead Gen

Location

Located in the heart of FiDi, we have easy access to all trains that run through Fulton Station. Great parks for strolls & coffee shops for refueling.

An Insider's view of Bodhala

How does your team reward individual success?

We celebrate successes - big and small - through public recognition, expanded responsibilities, compensation and promotions.

We are small enough to celebrate every win. That is a pillar to our culture that will remain, as we continue to rapidly grow.

Mike

Head Of Sales

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We are developing a technology platform that is addressing one of the largest untapped markets out there. The way the legal industry works is broken, and we are enabling data-driven decision making by bringing together best-in-class technology with a team of people who are the best at what they do.

Sean

Director Of Product

What does career growth look like on your team?

Given we are such a small team with no shortage of work, people are brought in to accomplish their core function, but there is opportunity to take on so much more.

When we think about hiring, we look at where our existing team's interests and skills are, then hire to complement that. We want people to be constantly stretching and growing!

Carrie

Chief Of Staff

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

We have such a tremendous opportunity ahead of us and such a strong team. We look to our talented and diverse team to come to the best conclusion. Sometimes we do "moonshot" exercises at company retreats and other times we throw around ideas at the water cooler.

Innovation runs through our company at every level.

Raj

Co-CEO

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Being part of a startup means you have to put in hours to make the company successful. That being said, there's never been an issue with taking the time you need off for personal reasons, as long as the work is getting done. Nobody wants to get burnt out from work, so we're encouraged to take time to recharge and come back refreshed.

Sara

Sales Development Rep

What are Bodhala Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Bodhala provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan. We match 4% of contributions up to 5% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Customized development tracks
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