Open Position

CONTROLLER

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer 

Location: San Jose, CA (hybrid); also open to Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX, Atlanta, GA, or 
Pittsburgh, PA 

Travel: Occasional to other office locations  

Salary: Salary is based off various variable including but not limited to benefits, location, experience, skills and other internal structures. $180k - $220K + Bonus 

 

ABOUT LYNX

Lynx Software Technologies provides foundational, open architecture software solutions for customers in the aerospace and defense end-markets. Our mission is to better enable our customers to design, develop, deploy, and maintain robust software solutions which promote and enhance national security via the delivery of differentiated IP, unique development tools and infrastructure, and complex software engineering services. Lynx’s MOSA.ic platform enables safe, cyber-secure, high-performance, and high-reliability computing for applications requiring the strictest standards for certification and compliance. Since 1988, customers have trusted Lynx’s IP and expertise to enable mixed criticality systems to be harnessed to deliver deterministic, real-time, and secure performance and intelligent decision-making at the mission critical edge.  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. 

To learn more about Lynx Software Technologies, Inc. please go to www.lynx.com. 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Corporate Controller is responsible for overseeing accounting operations, ensuring compliance with GAAP accounting standards, managing the audit with Grant Thornton, overseeing the proper GAAP compliance and accounting integration of acquired companies, managing consolidation for our US and international companies, financial reporting and strategically growing the accounting team in a rapidly changing and growing environment. The Corporate Controller is also responsible for overseeing tax compliance (with Grant Thornton) and managing the insurance renewal process. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced accounting professional with a background in software and a proven track record of operating in a fast-paced environment. This position will also manage a team and participate in the annual budgeting and forecasting process. 

Responsibilities

As a member of our growing team, the Corporate Controller’s duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Financial Close and Consolidation: lead and streamline the close process including manage the consolidation process for multiple US and international subsidiaries, ensuring accurate and timely reporting in accordance with GAAP, ensuring proper internal controls 
  • M&A: Ensure GAAP compliance and the successful accounting integration in Netsuite post-merger 
  • Ensure proper revenue recognition, maintaining policy documentation and be the go-to for revenue recognition questions for software sales 
  • Financial Reporting: oversee the preparation of monthly financial reporting package and reports for internal and external stakeholders, including meeting the deadline for debt reporting  
  • Accounting Policies, Procedures and Controls: develop and implement accounting policies and procedures to improve operational efficiency 
  • Audit: own the relationship with external auditors and oversee successful and timely audit. 
  • Compliance: ensure compliance with all relevant US and international financial regulations and standards 
  • Tax: oversee timely and accurate tax return preparation by external tax team, collaborate with international tax advisors to optimize the company’s tax strategies and ensuring compliance with tax laws in various jurisdictions. 
  • Team Leadership: build, oversee, motivate and mentor a team of accounting professionals, fostering a culture of excellence, accountability, and continuous improvement, and define responsibilities across the function to ensure clarity of roles and paths for future career development. 
  • Technical Accounting: Oversee and review all technical accounting done internally and externally (Business combinations, Revenue Recognition, Stock Compensation, etc.) 
  • Revenue recognition: maintaining policy documentation and be the go-to for revenue recognition questions for software sales 
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: collaborate with the finance function to develop annual budgets and long-term financial forecasts for the company and its subsidiaries. 
  • Cash Flow: Collaboration: work cross-functionally and be a well-regarded thought-leader working to achieve  
  • ERP: Oversee the implementation of new finance and accounting systems, with a focus on making continuous improvements for scale and growth. 
  • Team: Manage 4 direct reports and oversee offshore accounting consultant team 

Requirements

As a member of our growing team, the Corporate Controller’s duties include, but are not limited to the following:
  • 10+ years of progressive finance & accounting experience, including at least 3-5 years in a managerial role
  • CPA license, with a strong understanding of GAAP
  • Big 4 experience preferred
  • Private Equity backed company experience preferred
  • Experience with consolidations, foreign subsidiaries and multiple entities is required
  • Netsuite experience preferred
  • Experience with financial process improvement, including process design and implementing best-in-class tools, is highly desired
  • Experience with acquisitions, including integration of acquired companies and related accounting principles is highly desired 

Lynx Software Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We base our employment decisions entirely on business needs, job requirements, and qualifications—We have zero tolerance for any kind of discrimination, and we are looking for candidates who share those values. Here at Lynx, it is our mission to create and sustain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, no matter what an employee's: Ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical ability, religion, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, national origin, veteran status thus providing a positive work employee experience. 

apply