Fractional Controller - General Application - Denver/Boulder - Hybrid

Ascent CFO Solutions
If you’re excited to join an established Fractional CFO firm and work on a flexible schedule for a variety of interesting companies, then this role could be for you!

Ascent CFO Solutions is looking for top-notch Fractional Controllers to join our dynamic team of fractional financial professionals. You will serve as trusted advisors to our diverse portfolio of clients. Your work will be meaningful and exciting, supporting businesses that are going through transformation, growth, process improvement, fundraising, preparing for an exit, and/or looking to acquire other companies.

Our clients include cutting-edge startups, scale-ups, and private companies, in addition to VC- and PE-backed companies, across a wide range of industries (technology, SaaS, professional services, manufacturing, eCommerce, CPG, FinTech, real estate, and more). 

Why Our Employees Choose Ascent CFO Solutions:

  • Set your own schedule, choose the number of hours you want to work, generally between 25 and 40 hours/week, and work remotely (with in-person opportunities)
  • Engage with a wide range of business matters across a variety of industries
  • Connect with highly talented Ascent team members (CFOs, Controllers, and Senior Accountants) who are ready and willing to collaborate and support you on projects
  • Benefit from our strong 11+ year reputation in delivering custom engagements with a high level of accuracy, responsiveness, and expertise
  • Work directly with smart entrepreneurs and business leaders who view you as a trusted partner in their companies

 Can you picture yourself as a Fractional Controller with our team?
The Ideal Candidate:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance/Accounting and/or Business Administration
  • CPA preferred; strong understanding of GAAP
  • Previous experience working in a small business in a management capacity
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Finance/Accounting
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, having advanced knowledge of Excel; Google Suite is a plus
  • Experience working with payroll, expense reimbursement and bill pay systems (Gusto, etc)
  • Previous experience with QBO & ERP systems (Quickbooks, NetSuite, etc)
  • Passion for collaboration and providing excellent client service
  • Tech-Savvy, comfortable learning new cloud tools
  • Working knowledge of tax preparation such as 1099s and sales tax forms
  • As most of our clients are based in Colorado, residents or those planning to relocate will be considered first

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and participate in general ledger setup, account control, journal entry processes, monthly closing and reporting
  • Produce financial reporting packages including dashboard and KPI reporting
  • Oversee weekly, semi-monthly, etc. payroll processes
  • Manage year-end audit engagements
  • Manage and reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Research and implement new accounting pronouncements
  • Bank reconciliations and cash management, intercompany accounts
  • Prepare periodic consolidating financial statements, including all eliminating entries
  • Prepare and submit debt compliance and other bank reporting as required

Benefits (based on eligibility): 

  • Employee health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K match
  • Quarterly stipend towards educational or professional development
  • Technology stipend
  • Paid sick time
  • Bonus/commission eligibility
  • Promotion and mentoring opportunities

Compensation: $78 -88/hour based on experience

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