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Soft Robotics, Inc.

Corporate Controller

G&A – Bedford, Massachusetts
Department G&A
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

Soft Robotics Inc. is an award-winning venture-backed startup in Bedford, MA focused on unlocking robotic automation for large, meaningful markets and labor-starved industries such as food and beverage, advanced manufacturing and e-commerce. Leveraging patented material science and AI algorithms, Soft Robotics designs and builds automation solutions and soft robotic gripping systems that can grasp and manipulate items with the same dexterity as the human hand. Since the company's inception, its technology platform has experienced substantial customer validation and adoption, with production installations running 24/7 for Fortune 500 companies and Dow 30 components.

Position Summary

We are looking for an experienced hands-on Corporate Controller with a demonstrated history of enabling success in a variety of high growth environment startups in several industries. Skilled in Revenue Recognition, NetSuite/Quickbooks,, SaaS, Payroll, HR, Treasury Management, Inventory Management, Internal Controls, Auditing and Taxes.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Owns the monthly financial closing process, including all associated reconciliations 
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all accounting operational functions
  • Payroll review, reconciliation, reporting and date entry. Coordinating and preparing internal and external financial statements
  • Revenue Recognition accounting and deferred revenue schedule maintenance coordinating activities of external auditors
  • Invoicing, purchase orders, and payable and receivables management, including collections
  • Managing corporate credit card transactions
  • Production of monthly flash reports
  • Maintenance of cash schedules and cash flow forecast
  • Maintenance of Cap Table and associated option grant and stock-base compensation accounting
  • Coordinate/manage activities of external providers such as insurance, banking, CPA firm
  • Provide management with information vital to the decision-making process
  • Assist in managing the budget and forecasting process
  • Assess current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes
  • Evaluate accounting and internal control systems
  • Administer and manage operating systems such as QuickBooks,, Fishbowl, and Expensify. Evaluate the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database, as needed 
  • Reconcile inventory and managing COGS
  • Oversee regulatory reporting, frequently including state/municipality filings as well as Federal filing tax planning and compliance

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Business Administration, Finance or related discipline
  • 10+ years of accounting experience in a technology/manufacturing business required
  • Experience driving accounting processes, reporting, and systems in support of startup environment
  • Demonstrated success collaborating with stakeholders in Finance, Legal, Services, and Sales and an ability to continuously improves processes and develop efficiencies
  • Experience in developing and improving financial systems which produce useful operating metrics
  • Advanced quantitative skills with a passion for using date to drive better decision-making
  • Strong track record of building and managing successful teams
  • Excellent presentation and communication with C-level executives
  • Hands-on approach with attention to detail, organization, reliability, and a "get it done" attitude

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  • Location
    Bedford, Massachusetts
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  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor
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