Controller - San Francisco, CA at Leanplum
San Francisco, CA, US
About Leanplum
Leanplum is the mobile marketing platform built for engagement. Brands rely on Leanplum to help them orchestrate multi-channel campaigns - from messaging to the in-app experience - all from a single, integrated platform. Global brands such as Tinder, Grab, Tesco, and Zynga turn to Leanplum to accelerate growth and build long-term customer relationships. Founded in 2012, Leanplum is based in San Francisco, with offices across North America, Europe, and Asia. Leanplum has received more than $98 million in funding from Norwest Venture Partners, Canaan Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Shasta Ventures. Leanplum has been named to Business Insider's Most Valuable Enterprise Startups and SF Business Times' Best Places to Work. Learn more at
Overview of Role:
Leanplum is seeking an experienced and driven Controller to join our San Francisco team and lead the financial activities and accounting operations world wide. Reporting directly into the CFO, the ideal candidate is a driven, strategic leader with a strong background in accounting including Big 4 audit experience. Prior experience in a fast paced SaaS environment, as well as strong knowledge of GAAP and technical accounting concepts is required. 



    • Own financial close and reporting cycles ensuring accuracy and timeliness
    • Develop and lead a global accounting team of 5  
    • Continuously improve all aspects of accounting operations, systems, and processes
    • Oversight of all technical accounting interpretations and related documentation
    • Ensure global compliance with all financial, tax and other required regulatory filings
    • Responsible for foreign currency, inter-company transactions, transfer pricing, consolidations, and financial statement and footnote preparation and other disclosures
    • Responsible for end-to-end systems data flows and design and documentation of related controls
    • Manage relationships with auditors and outside technical advisorsBe a trusted advisor to the CFO; proactively collaborate, influence, and align the company's accounting policies with the overall company strategy.



    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
    • CPA required
    • 8+ years of combined accounting experience including big 4 audit experience
    • 3+ years industry experience running an accounting team
    • Prior experience in a B2B SaaS
    • Proven record of mentoring and developing teams
    • Manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment while maintaining a high level of precision
    • Experience with Netsuite 
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • High attention to detail



    • Competitive Salaries
    • Health, vision, and dental insurance
    • Flexible vacation
    • Stock Options
    • Peer bonuses
    • Delicious lunches catered daily
    • Happy hours every Friday!
    • Ping pong, darts, and foosball
    • Puppies galore
Leanplum is an equal employment opportunity employer for all applicants and employees.  We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. When necessary, we also make reasonable accommodations for disabled employees and for pregnant employees who request an accommodation, with the advice of their health care providers, for pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.