Corporate Controller at Braviant Holdings | Powderkeg

Location: Remote

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Accounting/Finance

At Braviant, we believe in hiring great talent and offering them the flexibility to achieve great results unbounded by geography. Braviant is offering a fully remote option for anyone in the U.S. who wants to join our team and help us grow. We also have an office space in the heart of downtown Chicago for those who prefer to get out of the house and collaborate with some colleagues in person.

Who we are:

Braviant is a leading provider of tech-enabled credit products that combines breakthrough technology and cutting-edge machine learning to transform how people access credit online. Our next-generation approach to lending reduces credit barriers and creates a Path to Prime to help millions of underbanked consumers build credit history, reduce their cost of borrowing, and take control of their personal finances. Braviant has been named multiple times to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies and has been recognized as a Best Place to Work by Crain’s Chicago, BuiltIn Chicago and American Banker.

The Role:

Braviant Holdings has an immediate opening for a Corporate Controller. We are looking for a strategic leader responsible for leading all aspects of the Accounting function, reporting directly to the CFO. You will own all operational accounting functions, mentor and train the accounting team, manage the annual audit, work closely with our external tax advisors, and deliver timely monthly/quarterly/annual financial packages to internal and external stakeholders. This role will interact cross-functionally with department leaders across the organization.

What you'll be doing:

  • Manage all critical accounting workstreams: loan accounting, accounts payable, cash management, payroll, consolidated and entity level financial reporting.
  • Lead month/quarter/year-end close processes and prepare GAAP compliant financial statements.
  • Partner with external tax advisors to prepare and file various tax returns, including federal and state tax, sales tax, and business property tax filings.
  • Lead the annual audit with external auditors.
  • Establish and maintain controls to safeguard company assets; document and recommend improvements to internal financial policies and procedures.
  • Effectively lead the accounting team by developing and coaching existing team members and hiring talent as needed.
  • Ad-hoc requests and special projects, such as system upgrades/implementations, workflow automation, account trend and vendor cost analysis, etc.
  • Own daily settlement reporting with external partners.

What you'll bring:

  • 10+ years of experience in corporate accounting with at least five years of management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a relevant field
  • CPA required
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, accounting policies, and compliance
  • Consumer Lending, Fintech, Specialty Finance, Financial Services, SaaS, Insurance, Technology or high-growth company experience
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills, including cross-functional collaboration
  • Proven track record of building out and streamlining repeatable processes and tasks
  • Ability to balance managing others vs. executing accounting tasks as an individual contributor

What makes you stand out:

  • Demonstrated accounting leadership in a consumer lending business
  • Prior experience with Netsuite, Looker, Solution7
  • SQL Experience (PostgreSQL is a plus)

What it's like to work here:

We're about achieving results while having fun along the way. We believe in solving problems together and building on each other’s ideas. Our teams are comprised of smart, curious individuals and we encourage everyone to think like an owner, take initiative and drive their careers. Our broad roles provide tremendous opportunities for individuals to acquire new skills, gain exposure to all areas of the business, and quickly see their impact at Braviant. Want to learn more? Check us out on [Glassdoor]( EI_IE1410816.11,28.htm), BuiltIn and our Newsroom

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Corporate Controller
  • Company
    Braviant Holdings
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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