Controller – Gainesville, FL

Position Listed - Mon, February 27, 2017

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Job Description

We are looking for an exceptional Controller to lead our growing accounting team. This critical leadership role will report to the CFO and oversee the company’s accounting, consolidations and internal controls process.  It is important that you are detail oriented and a good communicator, possess strong financial skills and acumen, and are eager to work in a fast-paced environment with significant responsibility and accountability.


  • Own all aspects of the general ledger, including revenue recognition, accounts receivable, expense recognition, accounts payable, and bank reconciliations
  • Manage the month end close process
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Improve controls structure and documentation
  • Supervise and train staff accountants
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors
  • Collaborate with the external tax accounting firm
  • Compile SEC quarterly/annual reports

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, most recently in a leadership role
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and internal control frameworks
  • Experience managing a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding organizational, prioritization, and time management skills
  • Strong knowledge of Excel

Bonus Points:

  • CPA certification
  • SEC / public company experience
  • Software as a Service (SaaS) experience
  • Big-4 experience


About SharpSpring:

SharpSpring, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHSP) is a rapidly growing provider of cloud-based marketing automation solutions that enable businesses to improve lead generation and engagement to drive more sales.  The company’s product lines, which include SharpSpring and SharpSpring Mail+, are known for their innovation, flexible architecture, ease of use, and cost-effectiveness — all backed by high-quality customer support. Learn more at and

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