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Silo

Silo

Accounting & Finance
Remote
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023
About Silo
Help us rebuild the oldest system in the world - the agricultural supply chain.
Silo’s vision is to perfect supply chains for a sustainable future. We build technology solutions which bring efficiency and transparency to the agricultural supply chain, and help our customers achieve their goals. Our modern ERP & Capital Solutions dramatically increase profit, improve product freshness, and reduce food waste for farmers, wholesalers, distributors, and buyers.
We are a highly motivated, curious, and bold team of engineers, designers, business and agricultural specialists taking on the challenge of transforming a centuries old industry. We are looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to work cross functionally to realize Silo’s enormous potential.
Silo receives funding from preeminent investors Andreessen Horowitz, Koch Disruptive Technologies, Initialized Capital, Haystack, and Garry Tan. Silo is headquartered in San Francisco with distributed teams located across the United States and internationally.
Why Silo?
We will work hard to make sure your decision to join us is worthwhile and rewarding. You’ll deepen your skills in ensuring a business is IPO ready from an accounting perspective. These skills will help you at any point in your career. You will be empowered to take initiative and get support to execute an idea from beginning to the end.
The Role:
We’re looking for a best in class Controller to build out the function at Silo in a way that sets the business up to be IPO ready. We’re seeking an experienced and hands on manager to oversee and build a high-performing team. The ideal candidate will have strong experience as a controller in FinTech businesses or banking with expertise in lending and payments. As a strong communicator and skilled accounting manager, this person will set up our systems, our control framework and streamline our month-end close, payroll, and financial reporting processes. This role will report directly to our CFO.
Responsibilities:
-Create the controller’s function, which is currently outsourced
-Oversee the decisioning and implementation of a new General Ledger, ensuring the migration from Quickbooks to a more robust platform
-Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with US GAAP and regulatory requirements
-Define and implement an Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) framework
-Manage day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger
-Prepare and analyze financial reports, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
-Review direct and indirect tax returns which are performed by our outsourcing partners
-Collaborate with other departments to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting
-Leverage their expertise to help create an overall control and documentation framework at the company level
-Coordinate with auditors to ensure our annual audit processes are delivered seamlessly and on-time
Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA required
-10+ years of experience in accounting with several years as controller in charge
-Experience in the fintech or banking industries, more specifically payments and lending, is strongly preferred
-Experience in setting up Internal Control over Financial Reporting / SOX programs with a good understanding of both financial and operational controls
-Strong understanding of US accounting principles and regulations
-Experience in both private and public companies would be a plus
-Experience using various ERP systems and experience of system migrations
-Ability to be flexible and comfortable with evolving requirements
-Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast paced, hyper growth environment
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
How to Apply
We are committed to building a diverse team of people from a wide variety of backgrounds, and encourage anyone to apply.
We are always looking to hire the absolute best talent and recognize that diversity in our experiences and backgrounds is what makes us stronger. We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. These differences are what enables us to work towards the future we envision for ourselves, our customers, and the World.
Benefits & Perks
In addition to a competitive salary, Silo offers comprehensive company sponsored health insurance, wellness and meal stipends, flexible PTO, 401(k), and a substantial paid parental leave policy. We respect a healthy work-life balance and want to make sure you get the time you need. Our flexible schedules and time-off policies mean you can tailor when you work to your needs.