Financial Controller

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Posted: Aug 22, 2021 Job Type: Full Time Location: Charleston SC, Boston MA, Telecommute Compensation: We offer competitive salaries and benefits packages.

About dotCMS

dotCMS is a leading, open source content and customer experience management platform for companies that want innovation and performance driving their websites and other content-driven applications. Extensible and massively scalable, both small and large organizations can rapidly deliver personalized and engaging content across browsers, mobile devices, channels, second screens and endpoints -- all from a single system.

Founded in 2003, dotCMS is a privately owned US company with offices in Miami, Florida; Boston, Massachusetts and San Jose, Costa Rica. With a global network of certified development partners and an active open source community, dotCMS has generated more than a half-million downloads and thousands of implementations and integration projects worldwide. Notable dotCMS customers include: Telus, Standard & Poors, Hospital Corporation of America, Royal Bank of Canada, DirecTV, Thomson Reuters, China Mobile, Aon, and DriveTest Ontario.

dotCMS is seeking a Financial Controller that will be accountable for the finance and accounting operations of the company. This will include the production of financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.


  • Use best practices for classifying income and expenses (categories, classes, etc.)
  • Identify Key Metrics to report on and present to management team on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Ensure that the company’s accounting procedures and reported results conform to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Perform month-end reconciliations in QuickBooks for all bank accounts, credit cards, lines of credit, and loans
  • Manage all accounting operational functions including: Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Revenue Recognition, and Payroll
  • Treasury management
  • File year-end tax forms & submit W2s to employees


  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Strong GAAP experience
  • Experience with Quickbooks
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger function and month end/year end close process
  • Proven and demonstrable analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Eye for detail and accuracy
  • Prior employment in the SaaS industry
  • Able to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Public Accountant/Degree in accounting, finance or business-related field, CPA


    • Experience: 7+ years
    • Employment: Full-time
    • Location: Charleston SC, Boston MA, or Remote
    • Salary: $85-$125k Commensurate with Experience

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