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Our people and products shape solutions that directly affect the geopolitical landscape. We are cross-functional talent working together on the cutting edge to provide mission critical solutions. Keep reading to learn the perks of joining a well-funded MLOps startup with major contracts in highly regulated spaces.

The Role

As the Striveworks Controller, you will be responsible for all operational and technical controllership aspects of the business.  As a growing start-up, the business requires a candidate that can take on a diverse set of areas within the controllership function.  This includes both key technical interpretations regarding commercial/contractual development of the business but also manage the day to day volume of business transactions.  The candidate will work closely with the business CFO to optimize efficiency of all finance responsibilities as well as the rest of the Business Operations team to provide optimal service to the wider business and external stakeholders. 

Detailed aspects of the role are as follows:

  • Responsible for key technical accounting decision making and subsequent implementation.
  • Responsible for writing key accounting memos for key areas of the business. These include but are not limited to customer contract revenue recognition, software platform capitalization, company funding events, and leases.
  • Responsible for coordinating ownership of annual Federal and state tax filing process with external tax firm and performing required analysis.
  • Responsible for overall balance sheet and income statement integrity and accuracy.
  • Responsible for executing on the monthly contract invoice process and monthly vendor payables process.
  • Responsible for maintaining tools and systems that support both customer invoice and vendor payables process as business undergoes accelerated growth profile.
  • Proactively think about continued finance process improvement to ensure the above responsibilities work efficiently and effectively in a growing business.
  • Work closely with the CFO to ensure key deliverables are completed in a dynamic environment through responsibility sharing and collaborative ownership.

The Right Fit

Purehearted geniuses. How do you know you’re a purehearted genius? Easy: you persevere relentlessly to achieve your goals. You know the team has the same goals as you, and you make and accept decisions for the team with humility. Your say/do ratio is 1. Your “acceptable” is what others call “excellence.” You know that there is no smartest person in the room. Fit all those? We’re already on the same page. Here’s what else we’re looking for:

  • Comfort in a dynamic work environment that requires diverse job responsibilities including both technical accounting and operational accounting experience.
  • Comfort in taking a role that combines “leading” and “doing” at the same time.
  • Familiarity with US GAAP, ASC 606, ASC 985, ASC 842, ASC 718.
  • Familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulations and DFAR supplement.
  • Active CPA
  • Experience working in financial ERPs; Microsoft Business Central a plus
  • Willing to operate in dynamic start up environment where daily deliverables involve range of tasks including everything from posting journal entries, to performing reconciliations, to thinking critically about how to account for newly signed revenue generating contract
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

The Perks

So you made it this far and are up for the task... good, we've been waiting for you! Joining Striveworks in its current stage means you'll be a key player in our growth strategy. As a well-funded and operating startup, we've got competitive salaries, good benefits, the best snacks, a learning library, and weekly free lunches. But most importantly, we believe that everyone at the company should be a stakeholder and participate in the company’s success. We have a generous equity plan that puts that belief into practice. We can’t wait to hear from you.


Striveworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity or expression), national origin, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. Striveworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind.

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