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Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, November 17, 2023

About Us: Placements.io is a profitable and growing SaaS startup serving the world’s largest broadcasters, online marketplaces, digital media, and retail media companies. We are looking for a highly skilled and detail-oriented Controller to join our finance team and help us maintain financial integrity as we continue to expand and thrive.

Job Summary: As the Controller at Placements.io, you will be a key member of our finance team, responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial management, reporting, and compliance. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the financial health and success of our growing startup.

Key Responsibilities:

Oversee financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes.

Oversee day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger.

Implement and maintain strong internal controls and financial policies.

Ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial records and transactions.

Prepare and analyze financial statements, reports, and budgets.

Develop and implement financial policies and procedures to maintain internal controls.

Manage the year-end audit and liaise with external auditors.

Collaborate with the executive team to provide financial insights and support strategic decision-making.

Monitor cash flow and manage banking relationships.

Prepare and file tax returns and ensure compliance with tax regulations.

Lead and mentor a small offshore finance team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

Identify and implement process improvements to streamline financial operations.

Ensure compliance with all relevant financial regulations and reporting requirements.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field (CPA designation preferred).

Proven experience in a similar controller or senior accounting role, preferably in a startup or high-growth environment.

Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Experience working for a startup with SaaS and Usage revenue. Ideally from $0 to 9 figures in revenue.

Big4 experience is a plus.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Proficiency in accounting software and financial management tools.

Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced startup environment.

Effective communication and leadership skills.


Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.

Health, dental, and vision insurance.

401(k) retirement plan with company matching.

Opportunities for professional development and growth.

A collaborative and innovative startup culture.

How to Apply: If you're a results-driven finance professional with a passion for startups and a knack for maintaining financial accuracy and compliance, we want to hear from you. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications.

EEO Employer: Placements.io is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.