10 hours


Charlotte, NC
SentryOne is an early-stage high growth technology provider that enables Microsoft data professionals to monitor, diagnose, and optimize performance across physical, virtual, and cloud environments. We are excited to be moving to South End Charlotte in early 2018!  The Controller position will relocate with the rest of the organization from our current Huntersville location to South End.



The Controller is primarily responsible for leading the accounting department and providing financial information about all company activities that will assist management, its shareholders and other users in making economic decisions about the companys future.  The Controller will implement new initiatives and processes in their accounting and finance department.  They will directly oversee a mid-level professional and will continue to build the team as the organization grows.  This is an excellent opportunity for a technology-savvy individual with strong accounting, systems/business process and overall management skills to become a strategic and operational business partner with business and executive management.


  • Manage the month-end close and financial reporting process, looking to consistently improve the quality of financial reports and the close process. 

  • Manage the accuracy and productivity of all day-to-day accounting and financial operation activities including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and general ledger. 

  • Work with external auditors and manage the annual audit process, with a strong understanding of GAAP.  Proactively implement systems and processes to ensure an efficient audit process. 

  • Plan, coordinate and execute the annual budgeting process as well as build and maintain the company financial model which guides the management and boards understanding of financial implications of key business decisions. 

  • Establish and deliver robust monthly and quarterly performance and variance reports and provide analytical support to management with recurring and ad hoc reporting.  Provide insights into financial drivers of the business, operational costs, risks and opportunities. 

  • Provides financial analysis tools to evaluate company ventures or special projects, programs, capital expenditures, and/or products costing when necessary.

  • Prepares analyses and presentation materials as needed, including reports and other support for Board and investor presentations.

  • Proactively evaluate and ensure ERP and other financial operation systems are appropriately designed and ensure team is fully maximizing system potential.

  • Work with sales, product, engineering and business development to identify/resolve potential issues, establish/monitor/enforce policies and assist in the structuring of business contracts to ensure optimal business and accounting outcomes.

  • Comply with local, state and federal and foreign reporting requirements and tax filings. 

  • Develop and implement internal controls and process to drive best practices, improve efficiencies and ensure GAAP compliance.


Leadership: The ability to influence, lead, coach and develop others to achieve desired goals and objectives through employing various influence strategies and techniques including defining a vision and guiding individuals towards that vision.

Client Service: Demonstrates strong commitment to meeting the needs of both internal and external customers striving to ensure their full satisfaction.

Organization: Establishes a systematic course of action for self or others to ensure accomplishment of a specific objective. Sets priorities with an appropriate sense of what is most important and plans with an appropriate and realistic sense of the time demand involved.

Decision Making: Makes decisions authoritatively and wisely, after adequately contemplating various available courses of action. Refrains from "jumping to conclusions" based on no, or minimal, evidence; takes time to collect facts before decision-making.

Efficiency: Ability to accomplish responsibilities with a minimum expenditure of time and effort. Selects the best approach to find the most impactful solution in every scenario.


  • Bachelors degree from 4 year accredited university required; advanced degree in Accounting desirable.

  • At least 12 years of direct experience in an accounting or auditing role.

  • 7+ years recent experience leading an accounting team with proven experience as a Controller.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.

  • Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures, including software revenue recognition.

  • Advanced Microsoft computer skills and knowledge of office software packages, including Quickbooks.

  • Familiarity with enterprise planning software, including design, implementation and ongoing efficiency enhancements.

  • Experience establishing and/or working with international subsidiaries is preferred.  

SentryOne is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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