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Global Controller

Company: Bumble
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We strongly encourage people of colour, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Bumble is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

In your application, please feel free to note which pronouns you use (For example - she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc).

Bumble is looking for a Global Controller as part of the Company's Accounting team reporting directly to the CAO.

The Global Controller position will lead, drive, and direct the global accounting functions and reporting including monthly close of the general ledger, consolidation and reporting of financial results, coordination of quarterly reviews and audits, optimization of processes and internal controls and building, managing, and developing the accounting team.

This position will partner across the business with key constituents such as tax and treasury, FP&A, legal, investor relations, people & culture, and other business partners. You will join an amazing team of Accounting and Finance professionals.


* Lead, manage and develop a high performing accounting team, driving performance by setting goals and development plans and fostering an environment to achieve those goals through ongoing feedback

* Partner with the leadership team, cross functional leaders, and other members of the finance team to provide advice on financial implications of business activities and to ensure business objectives are delivered

* Drive efficiency, optimization, and automation of business processes and develop and document accounting policies to standardize processes and strengthen internal controls

* Lead and actively participate in business initiatives and projects, including operationalizing the accounting for new transactions, implementation of new accounting standards, and serve as a key partner in the implementation of business and accounting systems

* Manage the monthly, quarterly, and annual consolidated close procedures and ensure the timeliness, efficiency, and accuracy of information used to prepare internal financial reporting to management

* Oversee the global accounting team to ensure standardization of processes and timely and accurate month- and year-end closings of accounting transactions in compliance with US GAAP and IFRS standards

* Work closely with FP&A team on reporting efforts related to senior leadership presentations, budgeting, monthly forecasting, and reporting of actuals

* Partner with external auditors and manage audit requests to drive timely completion of quarterly reviews and annual audits

* Responsible for timely execution of SOX controls across the accounting team

* Support M&A integration activities and related purchase accounting requirements

* Perform other related duties as necessary or assigned.


* 15+ years of combined experience in public and private accounting, minimum 5 years in a Controller role

* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA designation required

* Proven track record of leading and developing high-performing accounting teams

* Experienced business partner, skilled in building trust and inspiring others

* Extensive knowledge of US accounting standards and SOX compliance

* Experience with international accounting standards and multi-currency accounting

* Previous experience with ERP and other system implementations


* You are comfortable in a fast-paced environment where you communicate daily with world-class talent from our global teams

* You are positive and committed with a 'can-do' attitude and a flexible approach

* You are a problem solver and a forward thinker

* You are a self-starter: you thrive on taking ownership of initiatives with limited oversight

* You have excellent time management, and you know how to manage multiple priorities, breaking large projects into manageable pieces

* You have great communication skills, both verbal and written

* You can build consensus and alignment but are not afraid to push ahead on your vision

* You are passionate about leading, managing, and inspiring cross-functional teams

* You are deeply passionate about Bumble's brand vision and values

Keywords: Bumble, Los Angeles , Global Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Los Angeles, California

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