Assistant Controller

Atlanta, Georgia

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Tealium is the most trusted and world's largest independent customer data platform. Tealium connects customer data - spanning web, mobile, offline, and IoT devices - so brands can connect with their customers. Tealium's turnkey integration ecosystem supports more than 1,300 client-side and server-side vendors and technologies, empowering brands to create a unified, real-time customer data infrastructure.

Tealium's customer data solutions encompass tag management, an API hub, a customer data platform with machine learning and AI, and data management solutions that make customer data more valuable, actionable, and secure. Tealium has been a trusted provider of customer data solutions for more than a decade, and more than 850 top businesses worldwide including Microsoft, Hyatt, Gap, HSBC and Novartis rely on Tealium to power their customer data strategies.

Team Tealium works and lives across the U.S. and in nearly 20 countries across the world. We are intentional about our culture, our investment in our team members and how we care and connect.

Tealium = Teal + Helium. Teal: a vibrant reflection that evokes authenticity, trustworthiness, reliability, open communication and clarity of thought. Helium: we rise above, a kinetic force that elevates our customers' and our experiences beyond all others.

We win together with respect and appreciation for the talents required of all positions and the people who contribute to each of these.


The Assistant Controller role is a blend of operational accounting and technical accounting and compliance responsibilities. The individual will take a hands-on approach to managing and providing oversight to the broad range of accounting operational requirements, which includes managing the general ledger and related monthly closing process and directing and managing the accounting team as well as the host of international outsourced accounting firms we partner with to cover our foreign subsidiaries. The individual will be responsible for the financial reporting function and monitoring and maintaining policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure accounting policies are followed in accordance with GAAP and corporate guidelines. This position is responsible for other key financial functions, including owning the equity accounting and administration function, managing the quarterly/annual external audit process, researching accounting issues and drafting technical accounting papers to document the company's position, ensuring the adequacy of general ledger account validation and reconciliation processes as well as reviewing those reconciliations, assisting in the preparation of the income tax provision, providing management and oversight to the payroll processing function and other financial projects as assigned. This individual will also lead the identification and implementation of business process improvements associated with use of the company's ERP system, while also providing coordination of ongoing internal control initiatives in compliance with SOX 404. This role us fully remote, but must be located in the US and able to collaborate with team members in PST.


    • Performance of hands-on management of month-end general ledger closing process: Determine and prepare certain journal entries, review the accounting teams journal entries, prepare certain account reconciliations, analyze key accounts, review balance sheet account reconciliations and review and manage all inputs to the general ledger close process.
    • Management of monthly financial statement consolidation process: Management of the consolidation process, including elimination and consolidated adjusting entries and review/analysis of the intercompany activity. Preparation of the GAAP financials on a quarterly and annual basis.
    • Research and implementation of technical accounting issues: Research and evaluate technical accounting pronouncements and SEC rulings applicable to the company, prepare guidance based position papers and implement policy and process changes to ensure compliance with GAAP and SEC rules and regulations.
    • Assist with coordination of external audit requirements: Acting as a liaison to manage the fulfillment of information requirements to support the external auditor's reviews and annual audit.
    • Equity and equity-based incentive plan management and administration: Work across departments to ensure adequate policies and procedures around equity based incentive plan administration and manage the SBC and related reporting and disclosure requirements as the main user of the Certent equity administration software platform.
    • Identification and implementation of business process improvements and coordination of internal control initiatives: Assist in the identification and implementation of financial related business process improvements associated with the use of the Company's ERP system and other processes. Additionally, coordinate ongoing internal control initiatives in compliance with SOX 404 requirements and coordinate the development of financial and operational controls.
    • Oversee the payroll and commission function: Work with our internal payroll staff and our international outsourced accounting partners to ensure accurate, timely and compliant payroll processing.
    • Supervision/Management: Provide leadership to work team members to accomplish group and organization goals effectively and efficiently. Organize workflow and structure; provide coaching, work guidance and timely performance feedback.
    • Cross functional collaboration: Collaborate with other departments and their initiatives to ensure adequate understanding of the related accounting implications and provide appropriate guidance to others to ensure compliance with GAAP and other accounting regulations.
    • Work with the financial planning and analysis function: Collaborate with the FP&A function to help with budget/forecast preparation, help with KPI development and reporting, provide data and analysis to assist with the preparation of forecast to actual variance analysis and provide other assistance to the team as necessary.
    • Oversee and assist in preparation of the income tax provision: Provide key support in the preparation of the quarterly corporate tax provision and prepare and file state sales tax returns on a timely basis.
    • Oversee and assist in preparation of foreign tax filing: Our outsourced international accounting partners prepare all foreign returns and other statutory business and tax returns. The Assistant Controller will oversee that process to ensure completeness, timeliness, and assistance in the preparation of the filings.


    • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance and CPA preferred.
    • 7+ years of experience working at a public/venture-backed company or public accounting firm.
    • Ability to work independently and lead a 100% remote team to foster a collaborative environment.
    • Proficiency in computer applications, specifically spreadsheets (Excel) and ERP system software (NetSuite ERP and Salesforce CRM experience preferred)
    • Strong attention to detail and the proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize and effectively communicate with all staff levels
    • Dependable, organized, motivated and trustworthy
    • Experience in improving business processes and proven track record of driving efficiency improvements.
    • Software company experience and relevant ASC 606 revenue recognition knowledge desired.

At Tealium, we don't just offer the ordinary, we provide the extraordinary:

- Tealium WOWs (Ways of Work), our award winning culture is how with think, act and connect together at Tealium

- Mosaic, our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is grounded in our mosaic of diverse perspectives and shared belonging as we live in work across the US and in nearly 20 countries

- Tealium Cares, to promote caring in our communities, 15 hours of paid work time for volunteer activities and programs is offered annually

- Tealium Connects (remote-first working), enabling many of us to choose where we do our best work and offering new hire stipends to assist with purchasing things we need to support a successful home office environment

- Tealium Ownership, share in the success of Tealium by becoming an owner of Tealium beginning with new hire equity grants

- Tealium Time, unlimited paid time-off policy to offer flexibility to take time when needed and robust leave programs, including extended paid parental leave and company holidays

- Healium, health and wellness programs to help us be our best selves in the experiences of health, physical, mental, social, and even financial well-being and wellness

- Healium Be-Well Break, an annual all-company paid shutdown to provide a true break for us all

- Tealium LIFT (Learning is Facilitated at Tealium), offering a myriad of professional development opportunities with over 6,000 courses available on demand to best-in-class manager and leadership development programs

- Health and Related Benefits Programs, offering market competitive benefits programs

Collectively, we contribute our individual pieces (identity, experiences, heritage, backgrounds, religions, viewpoints, gender and more ) to form the mosaic of Team Tealium. It is our continuing philosophy to recruit and employ the best qualified individuals without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or any other protected characteristic. Tealium does not tolerate unlawful discrimination of any kind and strives to be an inclusive and respectful workplace.

The highly relevant and differentiated positioning of Tealium's solutions makes this a unique and rewarding career opportunity.


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