Accounting & Finance
United States · Remote
Posted on Sunday, June 23, 2024

Controller, Business Operations (Remote)

Full-Time, Remote / Salary, Exempt / Includes Benefits, PTO, Flexible Schedule, Equity

Steno is growing! We’re looking for a Controller to join our winning team, which is revolutionizing the court reporting industry every single day. We’re a diverse team from all over the country (and beyond) and we’re crazy about redefining the boundaries of an outdated industry.

Who are you?

We’re looking for a highly skilled and detail-oriented Controller, who will ensure the integrity of financial information, oversee our audits, and support our growth and profitability goals.

If you’re looking for a company that offers support, guidance, an abundance of killer giphys, and unlimited potential to grow into your best self, you can bet we’d love to have you too.

On a regular basis you will

  • Manage day-to-day financial operations, including accounts payable, payroll, and financial reporting.

  • Continuously increase efficiency of month end close and shorten month-end close cycle

  • Evaluate new and existing accounting tools

  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations, as well as internal policies and procedures.

  • Establish and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure accuracy of financial data.

  • Prepare and present financial reports for management and stakeholders, highlighting key insights and recommendations.

  • Coordinate and manage annual audits and tax filings, working closely with external auditors and tax advisors.

  • Provide financial insights and guidance to support strategic initiatives and business planning.

  • Supervise and mentor a team of finance professionals, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and accountability.

  • Work cross-functionally with Product, Engineering and People teams as the Finance SME on projects as needed

You’re gonna crush it if

  • You have proven experience as a Controller or similar role, ideally within a startup environment

  • You have strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting standards.

  • You have advanced proficiency in financial management software (e.g., QuickBooks, Netsuite) and MS Excel.

  • You have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.

  • You have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment and manage multiple priorities.

  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams.

  • You are comfortable sorting through data to better understand the company’s financial results.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary - $130k - $170k

  • Health, Vision, & Dental Benefits - generous company-sponsored health plans for both employees and dependents, including comprehensive vision & dental

  • Wellness/Mental Health - shared benefits to be used among employees and families

  • Flexible Paid Time Off - allowing employees to find balance in their lives

  • Options of Equity - we know our success is nothing without our team

  • Access to a 401k through Guideline

  • A home office setup and a monthly stipend to offset internet and phone costs

Our Team

Our small team is incredibly mighty! Under the direction of The Director of Finance, this functional team plays a pivotal role in finance and analytics here at Steno!

With focus and accuracy across the board, we make sure our books and reporting are as clean and accessible as Steno’s digital interface.

About Steno

  • Founded in 2018; grown from 9 to a fully remote team of about 300 in 5 years

  • Values: be highly reliable, constantly innovate, operate with a hospitality mindset

  • Diverse backgrounds welcome! Steno employees have a unique blend of legal, technology, operations and finance experience

  • We are revolutionizing the litigation and court reporting industry

    • Flexible litigation financing (e.g., DelayPay)

    • Cutting-edge technology - unique products and integrations to maximize the output of legal professionals

    • White glove, concierge customer service that our clients rave about

Application Information

  • Steno is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on any characteristics that are protected under the law. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs.

  • Applicants needing special assistance or accommodations for interviews or website access should contact us at accommodations@steno.com.

  • Steno personnel will always have either a steno.com email address or will contact you via Rippling Recruiting. Act with caution if asked for personal information. Background checks, for example, are only conducted after an offer is extended.

  • Applicants should receive a confirmation email immediately after applying. If you haven’t received it, check your email spam folder and approve the sender address to ensure receipt of future communications.