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US controller (Accounting and External Reporting Department)

Semrush Inc
life insurance, parental leave, 401(k)
United States, Boston
800 Boylston Street (Show on map)
May 13, 2023

Hi there!
We are Semrush, a global IT company developing our own product - a platform for digital marketers. New stars are born here, so don't miss your chance. This is our role job title for those who want to turn ideas into reality using code, algorithms, and maybe a bit of magic.
And this is our US controller rolefor those who possess a strong sense for detail, analytical skills and are ready to combat discrepancies in financial records.

Tasks in the role
  • Assign projects to the other staff members to ensure accuracy and compliance with company policies.

  • Direct the day-to-day actions of the entire accounting department.

  • Enforce the correct accounting policies, methods, and principles.

  • Complete annual audits to ensure accuracy.

  • Meet financial objectives through collaboration and delegation.

  • Produce financial statements by monitoring and evaluating accounting data.

  • Streamline systems and processes and initiate corrective actions when necessary.

Who we are looking for
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

  • 8+ years of related experience and/or training required.

  • Strong technical accounting background (e.g., 6+ years in public accounting) with a mix of operational experience.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in management/leadership roles required.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and accounting software is required.

They say there are no perfect candidates, but that might well be you, if
  • Big 4 Accounting Firm experience preferred.

  • Oracle software experience preferred.

  • Attention to detail with a high level of accuracy.

  • Self-starter, with the ability to work independently and as a team member.

  • You share our common values: Trust because we prefer to speak up and be our true selves; Sense of Ownership, because it's not worth wasting time on something you don't believe in; and enthusiasm for Constant Changes, because we are always looking to make things better.

A bit about the team

You can get to know the team better at one of the interviews, but some brief information about future colleagues will be useful now.

Reporting directly to the Corporate Controller, the US Accounting Director along with his/her staff (team of 9, 3 direct reports) will beresponsible for all aspects monthly close process including the team responsible for accounts payable for the global organization, with primaryemphasis on US GAAP accounting standards. This individual is expected to monitor, supervise and evaluate all daily accounting processes. In addition,it is expected that this person will work with other members of the accounting team and ensure we have a timely and accurate financial close process.

We will try to create all the right conditions for you to work and rest comfortably
  • This offer stands for the "hybrid" work format: some days, you work from the office, and some #wfh. Trust us, it's an efficient way of work. Proven!

  • Low cost medical, dental, and vision plans.

  • Dependent Care Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts.

  • Employee Assistance Program.

  • 401(k) plan with flexible ways to save and fully vested employer match up to 4%.

  • Unlimited PTO.

  • Paid parental leave.

  • Short-term and Long-term Disability.

  • Accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, Life Insurance.

  • Travel Insurance.

  • Corporate Events.

  • Snacks, coffee, tea.

  • Free Parking for employees (Prudential Center) - add for Boston only.

Finally, a little more about our company

Semrush is a leading online visibility management SaaS platform that enables businesses globally to run search engine optimization, pay-per-click, content, social media and competitive research campaigns and get measurable results from online marketing.

We've been developing our product for 14 years and have been awarded G2's Top 100 Software Products, Global and US Search Awards 2021, Great Place to Work Certification, Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and many more. In March 2021 Semrush went public and started trading on the NYSE with the SEMR ticker.

10,000,000+ users in America, Europe, Asia, and Australia have already tried Semrush, and over 1,000 people around the world are working on its development. The Semrush team is constantly growing.

Our new colleague, we are waiting for you!

Semrush is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or medical condition including medical characteristics, genetic identity, marital status, military service, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications.


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