Controller

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Who We Are: Neverware is the developer of CloudReady, the highly secure, fast, and modern operating system that runs on almost any hardware. Launched in February 2015, CloudReady garnered immediate attention by giving budget-strapped schools a way to turn old, slow computers into fast, reliable devices that deliver the same experience as a Chromebook. Several years and one million installs later, CloudReady is the OS of choice for innovative organizations and IT teams eager to embrace the future of computing and eliminate the hassle and expense of legacy operating systems. Thousands of schools, businesses, and consumers in 127 countries around the world use CloudReady daily via our Education, Enterprise, and Home Editions.

With offices in New York and London, Neverware has been featured on Crain's 100 Best Places to Work in New York City in 2019 and 2018, was named #8 on Built in NYC's Best Small Places to Work in NYC, and was the winner of the 2018 TIMMY Award for Best Startup in New York. Neverware’s investors include Google LLC, Khosla Ventures, General Catalyst, and Rethink Education. Our partners include Google, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Samsung, and more.

The Team Member We Want To Join Us: Neverware is looking for a strong and experienced professional to build out and lead our internal accounting operations. We have offices in New York and London, and are in the midst of expanding our International and Enterprise business while continuing our strong growth in the US Education market. Neverware is looking for an individual to establish our financial foundation to help lead us into the next phase of growth. You have experience managing and executing the daily operations of an accounting team - US and international, establishing and enforcing proper accounting methods and policies and comfort working in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.

As the Controller for Neverware, you will set the accounting strategy while also getting into the details. All responsibilities are in service of delivering high quality and timely deliverables from accurate revenue recognition, closing out the month and the year, delivering monthly and quarterly reports for company, board and investor presentations, budgeting and financial projections plus all other critical responsibilities that fall under your role.  You will report to the Director of Operations, with a dotted line to the CEO, plus collaborating with other departments leads to establish accounting and financial best practices at a fast-growing company.

Specifics to our business:

  • Grown Sales from $2.75M, to $5M and are on track for $8M in 2020
  • Over 3K customers with various size ranges, over 2K individual deals closed in 2019
  • International markets are becoming more central to our overall business; growth of the UK market, successes in APAC region and elsewhere in the world
  • Accounting system is Quickbooks; CRM system is Salesforce

Your responsibilities will center around:

  • Prepare internal consolidated financial statements on monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. Our US and UK offices are separate entities.
  • Manage the close process to ensure consolidated financial statements are accurately reported
    • Monthly and Quarterly Bookings, New MRR, Expansion MRR and Renewal MRR are key reporting drivers of our business
    • Complete and accurate reporting always, act as subject matter expert if there are additional metrics Neverware should consider
  • Manage the company budgeting & financial projections in collaboration with leadership team of CEO, Director of Operations and Director of Sales
  • Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of revenue recognition, accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, payroll, prepaid expenses, accruals, and general entity accounting
  • Review, research, analyze, and properly document conclusions reached on complex technical accounting issues
  • Design and implement scalable internal controls that improve the efficiency of the accounting and finance organization and the flow of quality financial actionable information within the company
  • Ensure tax compliance working with internal and external advisors relative to preparation of annual tax provision, quarterly tax reporting, and annual compliance tax filings
  • Manage external accounting and tax relationships including external auditors, outside tax providers and other accounting / financial advisors
  • Manage investor relations and all necessary deliverables, in partnership with CEO

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Proven strong corporate finance experience plus direct managing experience. Proven international experience. Some experience in startup or small business environment strongly preferred.
  • CPA preferred, Quickbooks experience and comfortability with Google Sheets
  • Strong interpersonal skills as this role requires interaction with every part of the organization including the entire leadership team. 
  • Disciplined and detail-oriented with experience delivering on time with quality.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Neverware is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C++Languages
    • PythonLanguages
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • PardotLead Gen

Location

112 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

An Insider's view of Neverware

What's something quirky about your company?

Our annual Iron Chef competition is a fun 2-weeks that brings the team together with great food and healthy competition, and is truly indicative of our food-loving culture.

Eric

Head of Talent

What are Neverware Perks + Benefits

Neverware Benefits Overview

Yes, we may have a casual work environment, but we’re professionals, and we’ll treat you like one too. We don’t have set working hours, or a dress code, or set vacation or sick time. Instead, we focus on results. We’ll give you autonomy and room to run, with the caveat that honesty and transparency are baked into our DNA. We meet weekly on Monday mornings for each department to review relevant stats, numbers, and updates. There are daily stand-ups for teams to check in with each other. And each month at our company meeting, we review big picture items, including our sales results and our company finances.

Culture
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
We have a video game cabinet in the back, a monthly board-game night and the team regularly plays Dota together.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
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