Dan Martell - SaaS Academy

Financial Controller

Dan Martell - SaaS Academy

US & Canada Locations Only; 100% Remote

March 12, 2022

SaaS Academy Team is on a mission to help Software as a Service (SaaS) companies grow to new heights through world-class coaching and training. Our CEO, Dan Martell is an award-winning entrepreneur and investor who has founded multiple companies. He was named Canada’s top angel investor and he’s completed over 40+ investments with amazing companies like Udemy, Intercom, and Unbounce.

We are a Remote team distributed worldwide and we have big plans for the future. We offer Unlimited PTO, health benefits, development training, and a robust and nourishing culture & team that is world-class.

We’re growing fast and now, we need you – yes you – to help scale to new heights and continue to provide incredible support to entrepreneurs.

Who exactly are we looking for?


Someone capable of managing an efficient and streamlined financial department for an organization that moves crazy quickly. We’re looking for someone who is:

In short, does this sound like you?

  • Organizer. You have impeccable attention to detail, you look to improve processes and you anticipate every eventuality.

  • Strategist. You approach a project methodically and you’re a keen problem solver.

  • Efficient. You know how to manage your time well and can help others do the same.

  • Initiative. You anticipate needs and enjoy tackling new challenges. You’ve previously hired and managed a Finance and Accounting team.

  • A Self-starter. Can work autonomously and used to working remotely.
    Whip-smart. & Data is your thing!
    Resourceful. You thrive when you need to find solutions fast and you work fast and efficiently to get the job done.

  • Communicator. You have excellent written and verbal communication.

Further, the skills that are a big plus for this role:

  • ChargeOver experience

  • HubSpot familiarity

  • TriNet experience

What You’ll Do


  • Oversee all company management accounts preparation to a strict deadline

  • Creation and submission of annual statutory accounts and tax filings.

  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify trends and variances to budgets

  • Quarterly and annual budget and forecasting

  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and balances (direct and indirect/modeling)

  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems

  • Ensure all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported

  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation

  • Collaborate with auditors to ensure compliance with all regulations and management of annual audit

  • Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction and commercial opportunities

  • Improve processes/key controls to prevent errors in reporting while driving efficiency’s where possible

  • Report to the Head of Operations, senior executives & stakeholders with timely and accurate financial information

  • Management of a small Finance team


Why you?

You have:

  • Extensive experience as a Controller, CPA, Accounting Manager, or similar (ideally, 5+ years), ideally in the US and Canada.

  • A proven track record of confidentially keeping detailed records for an 8-figure/year organization.

  • The ability to produce and manage outstanding financial processes, which analyze extreme detail.

  • The ability to adapt — you can pivot like a champ, and no challenge proves too difficult for you.

  • The attitude, drive, and time-management skills to work from anywhere.

  • Serious creativity — you have problem solving running through your veins.

  • Experience in working in a remote capacity.

  • Must be based in the US or Canada.