VP Corporate Controller
VP Corporate Controller opportunity at a global education technology company! This leadership position will guide the direction and growth of the company's financial accounting strategy and team.

Our exciting client is a global education technology company seeking a leader with excellent financial knowledge, skills, customer service instincts and understanding of financial systems to join our team as the VP Corporate Controller. The essential duties require an strong understanding of accounting principles including ASC 606. As a global organization, based in Minneapolis, MN we are seeking a highly qualified, detail orientated, flexible, self-starting Controller who will report directly to the CFO and be responsible for managing and overseeing all facets of its accounting operations including the monthly close cycle, financial reporting, internal controls and policy development.


  • Direct and manage the company’s financial accounting and reporting activities in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and best business practices. Monitor current trends in regulations, particularly those related to accounting and reporting issues that impact the company. Develop and implement effective systems, accounting policies and financial controls which maintain the integrity of all financial transactions and reporting of the Company
  • Perform duties of the office of the Treasurer
  • Manage the annual external audit process
  • Provide technical accounting support, GAAP research and associated documentation
  • Oversee disbursement activities, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable and employee expense reports
  • Partner with FP&A team in resolution of complex accounting items, including revenue recognition
  • Oversee revenue recognition and billing activities to ensure proper revenue recognition and accurate and timely invoicing
  • Ensure the Company maintains regulatory and GAAP compliance with all corporate income, sales & property tax requirements
  • Participate in a wide variety of special projects as directed by the CFO or other members of senior management
  • Build, develop and manage a team of accounting professional capable of driving successful business decisions


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and CPA certification required.  Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting desired. Must have at least 5 years of management experience in accounting and reporting
  • Prior Corporate Controller or equivalent experience, required
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong financial and accounting teams
  • Knowledge of GAAP, current trends and developments within field
  • Proven leadership, accountability and supervisory skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills
  • ERP system experience and strong Excel skills required

About Versique

Versique is a high-performance recruiting firm based in Minneapolis, MN specializing in interim solutions, direct hire, and executive leadership search. We believe people are the ultimate business advantage. Our experienced functional recruiting teams work within a variety of areas of expertise (HR, Finance & Accounting, Demand Generation, IT, and Engineering) and broad industries (Healthcare, Banking, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Private Equity, and Family-Owned). Voted as a “Star Tribune Best Places to Work” three years in a row by our employees, Versique is one of the largest and fastest growing staffing and recruiting firms in the Midwest. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek.

Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors.


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