Boston, MA, US

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Hi, we’re Nexthink. We’re not just the leader in the digital employee experience category, we invented the category. Our solutions combine real-time analytics, automation and employee feedback across all endpoints to help IT teams delight people at work. Our cloud-native platform pinpoints issues and solutions, automates response, and helps companies continuously improve their employees’ experience, making them more productive, efficient, and happy at work. We have millions of endpoints deployed, we’ve surpassed $100M in ARR, and we’ve recently secured $180M in Series D financing for a company valuation of $1.1B, but we’re just getting started. 

Job Description

It’s an exciting time here at Nexthink, one of exponential growth and transformation.  To support the growing needs of the business, we’ve created a new role for Corporate Controller to join the team reporting to our CFO.  In this role, you will oversee multiple financial functions, translating our financial strategies into action, plans, reporting requirements, procedures, and processes. The expectation of this individual is that they will be responsible for global oversight of the Company’s accounting processes, technical accounting, and reporting, consolidation, and reporting, financial systems, internal and external audits, etc.    The impact expected from this role is to reduce and mitigate risk for the global organization – beyond just finance. It will be essential to develop relationships with senior leadership across the organization to improve the product to the finance organization’s internal and external customers. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the global accounting organization, spanning controllership, accounting, audit, tax, and financial systems
  • Manage the audit process. Support and coordinate all internal and external audit activity
  • Lead the monthly, quarterly, and year end close processes including consolidation
  • Ensures that all financial statements and reports are completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Manages all accounting operations including - AR, AP, General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Cash, Payroll and Intercompany Accounting
  • Interface with finance resources in a variety of countries and time zones to coordinate the global financial close process. 
  • Develop and oversee accounting policies and procedures
  • Gather, interpret, and deliver insights that shape financial strategic decision making, including USGAAP, International GAAP, and local GAAP, i.e. ASC 606
  • Develop, execute, and maintain/monitor global financial systems and processes
  • Support external reporting as needed, providing significant guidance and oversight 
  • Support M&A work, identify possible issues and necessary remediation steps, due-diligence, deal structure terms, develop and lead accounting integrations plans
  • Establish clear governance rules and execute governance monitoring of financial reporting platform (Finance Data and Reports) that is efficient and supports a consistent best in class tool utilization
  • Manage and collaborate with onshore and offshore resources to deliver strategic projects and solutions in a cost-effective manner.
  • Provide input into the roadmap and future planning efforts for Financial Systems with goal of more efficient processes, lower support costs, and alignment to company objectives
  • Assess existing financial systems and the recommendation and implementation of new systems and expanded functionality
  • Interaction with the Executive Team is expected to be frequent and will include reporting on financials, analysis of trends and variances
  • Work closely with FP&A team on reporting efforts related to senior leadership presentations, budgeting, monthly forecasting, and reporting of actuals


  • BS/MS in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA required
  • Minimum of 15 years of accounting experience, preferably experience from both a publicly traded company and private equity
  • Netsuite experience a must have
  • Led, managed and developed a high performing accounting team, driving performance by setting goals and development plans and fostering an environment to achieve those goals through ongoing feedback
  • Prior experience being a change agent, developing and implementing processes and procedures where needed
  • Leverage prior experience to set improvement and efficiency initiatives in place to bring the global accounting function to a best-in-class operation
  • A true Subject Matter Expert and primary contact point for significant or unusual accounting transactions, monthly/quarterly/annual results, risks to the financial results
  • Depth of knowledge of US GAAP and a variety of technical accounting matters, including revenue recognition, business combinations, stock-based compensation, foreign currency matters, debt, etc. 
  • Change agent and committed to sharing and implementing best in class ways of working.  A primary goal of this role will be to reduce inefficiencies: shorten the accounting close process, execute process redesign activities, and deploy Netsuite
  • Experience supporting M&A activity for an acquisitive, growth-focused organization
  • Technology savvy with advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality

Additional Information

We are 900+ employees strong in 21 countries across 8 different time zones speaking 60+ languages. We are positive, we get things done, we keep growing, and we are one team, we are Nexthink. We believe actions are stronger than words when it comes to diversity, inclusion, and equity in the workplace. Nexthinkers are multinational and multilingual, and come from all walks of life. We are committed to hiring a genuinely representative workforce that can create solutions and foster innovation for the modern digital employee experience.


Total Rewards @ Nexthink

At Nexthink, we offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans.  Your total rewards compensation package includes base salary and may also include a commission or performance bonus plan, as well as equity.  We provide our US employees with 100% covered company benefits that consist of health, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, and accidental death/personal loss coverage. 

Base salary ranges are determined by country, role, level, experience, and skills. The range displayed on each job posting reflects Nexthink’s good faith determination of the minimum and maximum targets for new hire salaries across all US locations. Individual pay is determined by related factors, including job skills, experience, and relevant education or training, which may impact a final offer. Your Talent Acquisition Partner can share more about the specific salary range during the hiring process.

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