Controller

| Santa Monica

Manage a global accounting team and ensure the production of timely and accurate financial reports.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of Tala’s accounting department which include, but is not limited to, the company's financial statements, general ledger, cost accounting, tax compliance, and various special analyses
  • Manage global accounting operations, including the design of an organizational structure optimal for achieving the department's goals and objectives
  • Develop global accounting processes; oversee accounting operations of subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures
  • Implement, document and maintain processes to improve the close and reporting cycles to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting.
  • Implement, document and maintain strong internal controls; evolve corporate policies and procedures as needed (e.g. invoice processing, cash management and expense policies)
  • Global cash and treasury management
  • Ensure compliance with all government / statutory reporting, audit and tax requirements
  • Support annual budgeting process; provide monthly flux analysis

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • 4+ years experience as controller or equivalent.
  • CPA + Public Accounting + Corp Accounting
  • Strong GAAP and technical financial reporting skills.
  • Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willing and able to work across different time zones; international travel will be required
  • Experience with managing multiple entities.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Experience with Multi-Currency Accounting, Cap Markets Accounting.
  • International experience, particularly in emerging markets; understanding of IFRS
  • International tax experience

About Tala:

Tala is the leading mobile technology and data science company committed to financial inclusion globally. Millions of people have borrowed through Tala's smartphone app, which provides instant, personalized credit to underserved customers in East Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. Tala is backed by leading venture and impact investors including PayPal, Revolution Growth, IVP, and Lowercase Capital. Tala is headquartered in Santa Monica with additional offices in Nairobi, Manila, Dar Es Salaam, Mexico City, and Bangalore.

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Location

429 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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What are Tala Perks + Benefits

Tala Benefits Overview

International Travel - Want to try nyama choma in Kenya, or halo halo in the Philippines, while seeing your work in action? With offices in Mexico City, Dar es Salaam, Nairobi, Manila and Bangalore, Tala offers Santa Monica-based team members frequent opportunities to travel to our markets to get to know our customers and local team members.

Medical Coverage & Wellness - We believe in people, and empowering each team member to be their whole self. With that comes wellness! Tala offers full coverage for health, dental and vision insurance for our team members and their families. We also celebrate wellness days, with opportunities for free massages in the office, and healthy snacks and treats always available onsite. Join one of our intramural sports teams or the running club, and make space for self-care by taking advantage of unlimited PTO and work from home days.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Professional development opportunities – from conferences and online classes to weekly lunch & learns. Company-sponsored health and wellness activities, including local sports leagues and at-work massages! Gender-neutral paid parental leave for 12 weeks.

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