Controller

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Who we are
At Spruce, our mission is to change the way people live in their homes by making home services more accessible. As the leading tech platform for resident lifestyle services in the multifamily industry, we offer daily chores and housekeeping services to more than 1,000 apartment communities across the US, and we work with over 65 of the top apartment managers in the country.

Through the Spruce app, apartment residents can easily have their clothes folded, their dishes washed, their bed sheets changed, or their bathroom cleaned. Venture-backed and headquartered in Austin, Spruce has more than 100 employees and is growing rapidly. This is an exciting time to be joining the company as we achieved 400% revenue growth year-over-year and recently acquired housekeeping startup The Minte.

We promote a people-first culture where curiosity, ownership, andboldness are valued and encouraged. Each employee has a personal, measurable impact on the success of the company, and ideas are welcomed from everyone.

What You Get to Do
Spruce is looking for a Controller to join our Finance Department reporting to the CFO. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial mindset and be comfortable with the fast-paced environment of a venture-backed startup. You will play a critical role in ensuring we continue building a world-class accounting function while partnering across the business to ensure our systems and processes are running smoothly as we scale rapidly. 

You Can Expect To

  • Lead, support, and develop the accounting team while driving efficiency & automation to keep up with the demands of Spruce’s high-growth business
  • Oversee the accounting process for accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, inventory, and compliance
  • Oversee and own the monthly, quarterly, and year-end close processes including detailed analysis and reconciliation of all general ledger accounts and preparation of financial statements in compliance with U.S. GAAP
  • Deliver accurate and timely results reporting to management
  • Lead relationships with external auditors, accounting/tax advisors, and internal controls
  • Manage technical accounting questions and updates
  • Provide support for the annual budgeting and planning process
  • Work with FP&A team on monthly forecast against budget 

Requirements

  • CPA; BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or similar preferred
  • 4+ years of accounting and management experience in a fast-growing tech environment
  • Demonstrate a strong fluency with U.S. GAAP
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of ASC 606
  • Established track record in executing financial accounting operations at a Series B or later-stage company
  • Experience with Quickbooks Online
  • Experience with consumer marketplaces or platforms preferred
  • The ability to be hands on, organized and detail oriented
  • Strong Excel skills and comfort with large data sets
  • Strong leadership and influence skills to manage projects and initiatives across the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Experience with BI Tools and MySQL preferred
  • The embodiment of Spruce’s 5 core values, Curiosity, Boldness, Hustle, Ownership, and putting people first

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • TypescriptFrameworks
    • ServerlessFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • SnowflakeDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases
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    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • SketchDesign
    • ZeplinDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Our headquarters are located in East Austin at Owens Garage. There are plenty of hip restaurants and coffee shops within walking distance.

What are Spruce Perks + Benefits

Spruce Benefits Overview

Being apart of the Spruce Crew, you will develop meaningful relationships with a team that supports your goals and celebrates your wins. You will get to enjoy the lasting personal growth you gain from tackling new, ambitious challenges every single day where you will see your work come to life.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Spruce employees receive between 20 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Spruce has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all the flavored LaCroix you can handle. Have a snack idea? Always looking for new treats for everyone to enjoy.
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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