Optimizely • San Francisco, CA 94102

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Optimizely is the world's leader in customer experience optimization, allowing businesses to dramatically drive up the value of their digital products, commerce and campaigns through its best in class experimentation software platform. By replacing digital guesswork with evidence-based results, Optimizely enables product and marketing professionals to accelerate innovation, lower the risk of new features, and drive up the return on investment from digital by up to 10X. Over 26 of the Fortune 100 companies choose Optimizely to power their global digital experiences. Optimizelys impressive customer list includes eBay, FOX, IBM, The New York Times and many more global enterprises.

Job Description

Optimizely is seeking an experienced and driven Corporate Controller to help us lead our global accounting team. You will report to our SVP, Finance. The ideal candidate for this role has 10+ years of accounting experience with Big 4 audit experience and at least 3 years running a corporate accounting team. We are looking for a motivated team player with a high attention to detail and ability to synthesize complex information and communicate in a simplified, concise manner.


  • Provide leadership, support and development to a 13-15 person global accounting team.

  • Ownership of financial close and reporting cycles ensuring accurateness and timeliness.

  • Oversight of all technical accounting interpretations and related documentation.

  • Ensure global compliance with all financial, tax and other required regulatory filings.

  • Manage relationships with auditors and outside technical advisors.

  • Responsible for end-to-end systems data flows and design and documentation of related controls environments.

  • Be a trusted advisor to the CFO and SVP Finance; proactively collaborate, influence, and align the companys accounting policies with the overall company strategy.

  • Partner with multiple internal organizations to drive process and systematic improvements including data collection and reporting streams across the organization.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 10+ years of combined accounting experience including Bi4 4 assurance experience and at least 3 years running a corporate accounting team.
  • Experience in both public and private company environments
  • Proven record of mentoring and developing teams
  • Manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment while maintaining a high level of precision
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Prior experience in a high tech/software/SaaS
  • Practical experience adopting ASC606 standard
  • Work at our San Francisco Headquarters

Additional Information

At Optimizely, we embody inclusion and embrace diversity. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Optimizely prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, nationality, citizenship, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or any other unlawful consideration. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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