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Corporate Controller



Accounting & Finance
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2023

At Branch, we’re transforming how brands and users interact across digital platforms. Our mobile marketing and deep linking solutions are trusted to deliver seamless experiences that increase ROI, decrease wasted spend, and eliminate siloed attribution. Our team consists of smart, humble, and collaborative people who value ownership over all we do to create a product, team, and company that lives and breathes our motto: Build Together, Grow Together, Win Together.

Branch is looking for a Corporate Controller to lead our financial operations and reporting activities. As the Corporate Controller, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing our accounting processes, financial planning, and financial compliance. You will work closely with the VP Finance and collaborate with various departments to ensure that our financial functions are efficient, accurate, and aligned with company goals.

As a Corporate Controller, you’ll get to:

Financial Reporting:

  • Oversee monthly and quarterly financial close processes ensuring timely and accurate financial statements.
  • Work closely with FP&A on forecast versus actual analysis.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations, such as GAAP and local regulatory requirements.

Financial Compliance & Risk Management:

  • Collaborate with external auditors to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.
  • Ensure adherence to relevant financial regulations and requirements.
  • Identify, assess, and mitigate financial risks to protect company assets and ensure financial stability.

Financial Operations:

  • Manage the accounting team, ensuring efficient day-to-day financial operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.
  • Establish and enforce financial policies and procedures to maintain the integrity of financial transactions.
  • Drive and refine processes related to financial and accounting operations.

Strategic Financial Leadership:

  • Provide financial insights and recommendations to the executive team to support strategic decision-making.
  • Participate in mergers and acquisitions activities, financial due diligence, and integration processes.
  • Drive the financial systems & operations roadmap to enable Branch to scale.

Team Development:

  • Mentoring, and developing a high-performing team.
  • Providing coaching, training, and performance feedback to enhance team capabilities.
  • Ensuring cohesiveness between teams and stakeholders.
  • Fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Leading with empathy and humility while also delivering results.

You’ll be a good fit if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA certification preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in finance and accounting roles, with a track record of success in a fast-paced environment.
  • 3+ years in a senior leadership position and a passion for developing high-performing teams.
  • Experience in managing financial operations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

In accordance with applicable law, the following represents a reasonable estimated compensation range for this role: the estimated pay range for this role, if based in Palo Alto, CA, is $245,000 - $313,000

Please note that this information is provided for those hired in Palo Alto, CA only. Compensation for candidates outside of Palo Alto, CA will be based on the candidate’s specific work location.

Actual compensation will be determined based on skills, experience, and geographic location and may be more or less than the amount shown above.

This role will be based at our Palo Alto office and follows a Hybrid schedule that will be aligned with our Return to Office guidelines.

A little bit about us:

  • Branch is well capitalized with funding from investors such as NEA, Founders Fund, and Playground Global.
  • We are headquartered in Palo Alto, CA with teams around the globe.
  • Diversity at Branch ranks in the top 10% for similarly sized companies (by Comparably).
  • In 2022, we were recognized as one of Forbes Best Startups and certified by Great Places to Work.
  • We have more than 3 billion monthly users and are partnered with over 100,000 apps.

If you think you’d be a good fit for this role, we’d love for you to apply! At Branch, we strive to create an inclusive culture that encourages people from all walks of life to bring their unique, diverse perspectives to work. We aim every day to build an environment that empowers us all to do the best work of our careers, and we can’t wait to show you what we have to offer!

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