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Benevity

Corporate Controller

at Benevity

United States, Remote




Benevity is the way the world does good, providing companies (and their employees) with technology to take social action on the issues they care about. Through giving, volunteering, grantmaking, employee resource groups and micro-actions, we help most of the Fortune 100 brands build better cultures and use their power for good. We’re also one of the first B Corporations in Canada, meaning we’re as committed to purpose as we are to profits. We have people working all over the world, including Canada, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States and more!

As the Corporate Controller, you will oversee high-level financial and managerial accounting for Benevity, supervising accounting operations from payroll to tax compliance. The position will report to the CFO and will assist with the development of internal control policies, accounting policies, procedures, and financial planning as needed.

What you’ll do:

Financial Reporting and Compliance

  • Oversee preparation of financial statements (monthly, quarterly, annual) per GAAP, including subscription revenue, deferred revenue, and expenses
  • Ensure compliance with all levels of government reporting requirements and tax filings

Internal Controls and Processes 

  • Develop and maintain internal controls for accurate financial reporting and compliance with accounting policies
  • Implement best practices and technology to automate and streamline financial processes

Manage the O2C Process: 

  • Transform and manage all aspects of the order to cash (O2C) cycle, including sales order management, billing, and cash application
  • Develop policies and procedures for an efficient, effective O2C process in compliance with regulations
  • Ensure billing accuracy, completeness, and timeliness
  • Oversee collections to reduce days sales outstanding (DSO)
  • Accurately apply payments to customer accounts promptly
  • Analyze O2C metrics for informed management decisions, including DSO and cash flow
  • Maintain internal controls for the integrity of financial reports related to O2C
  • Optimize cash position and manage investment strategies
  • Coordinate with external auditors for annual audits, ensuring tax strategy and compliance
  • Address audit findings and implement changes as recommended
  • Lead and develop the accounting team, promoting high performance, continuous improvement, and growth
  • Support financial aspects of contract negotiations
  • Participate in strategic planning as a financial advisor to the CFO and executive team, advising on financial implications of business activities and strategies

What you’ll bring:

  • 5+ years in accounting/finance within SaaS or tech, with expertise in SaaS revenue recognition and deferred revenue
  • Proven success in enhancing Order to Cash processes
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance; CPA preferred
  • Proficient in financial software, especially NetSuite for subscription-based billing
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP for software/subscription businesses
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Effective communicator across all organizational levels and with external parties
  • Experienced in managing audits, budgeting, and internal controls
  • Strategic thinker, adept at simplifying complex financial data for insights
  • Proven track record in leading and developing high-performing teams

Discover your purpose at work

We’re not employees, we’re Benevity-ites. From all locations, backgrounds and walks of life, who deserve more …

Innovative work. Growth opportunities. Caring co-workers. And a chance to do work that fills us with a sense of purpose.

If the idea of working on tech that helps people do good in the world lights you up ... If you want a career where you’re valued for who you are and challenged to see who you can become …

It’s time to join Benevity. We’re so excited to meet you.

Where we work

At Benevity, we have developed a Community First approach that we design our people's experience around with goals to build a strong community and culture, achieve stellar execution of our business goals and social mandate, and ensure Benevity-ites thrive. For those who live within a reasonable commuting distance to an office, we can split our time working in the office and from home to optimize the opportunities of both, with the requirement that we spend at least 50% of the time in the office.

Join a company where DEIB isn’t a buzzword

Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are part of Benevity’s DNA. You’ll see the impact of our massive investment in DEIB daily — from our well-supported employee resources groups to the exceptional diversity on our leadership and tech teams.

We know that diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills and passions are what move our business and our people forward, so we're committed to creating a culture of belonging with equal opportunities for everyone to shine. 

That starts with a fair and accessible hiring process. If you want to feel seen, heard and celebrated, you belong at Benevity.

Candidates with disabilities who may require accommodations throughout the hiring or assessment process are encouraged to reach out to accommodations@benevity.com.

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