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Optimizely // tools for A/B testing & personalization
   Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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  Company Description

Optimizely is the world's leader in customer experience optimization, allowing businesses to dramatically drive up the value of their digital products, commerce & campaigns through its best in class experimentation software platform. By replacing digital guesswork with evidence-based results, Optimizely enables product & marketing professionals to accelerate innovation, lower the risk of new features, & drive up the return on investment from digital by up to 10X. Over 26 of the Fortune 100 companies choose Optimizely to power their global digital experiences. Optimizely's impressive customer list includes eBay, FOX, IBM, The New York Times & many more global enterprises.

Job Description

Optimizely is seeking an experienced & driven Corporate Controller to help us lead our global accounting team. You will report to our SVP, Finance. The ideal candidate for this role has 10+ years of accounting experience with Big 4 audit experience & at least 3 years running a corporate accounting team. We are looking for a motivated team player with a high attention to detail & ability to synthesize complex information & communicate in a simplified, concise manner.


  • Provide leadership, support & development to a 13-15 person global accounting team.

  • Ownership of financial close & reporting cycles ensuring accurateness & timeliness.

  • Oversight of all technical accounting interpretations & related documentation.

  • Ensure global compliance with all financial, tax & other required regulatory filings.

  • Manage relationships with auditors & outside technical advisors.

  • Responsible for end-to-end systems data flows & design & documentation of related controls environments.

  • Be a trusted advisor to the CFO & SVP Finance; proactively collaborate, influence, & align the company's accounting policies with the overall company strategy.

  • Partner with multiple internal organizations to drive process & systematic improvements including data collection & reporting streams across the organization.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 10+ years of combined accounting experience including Bi4 4 assurance experience & at least 3 years running a corporate accounting team.
  • Experience in both public & private company environments
  • Proven record of mentoring & developing teams
  • Manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment while maintaining a high level of precision
  • Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Prior experience in a high tech/software/SaaS
  • Practical experience adopting ASC606 standard
  • Work atour San Francisco Headquarters
Additional Information

At Optimizely, we embody inclusion & embrace diversity. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer & makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Optimizely prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, nationality, citizenship, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or any other unlawful consideration. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest & conviction records.

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