Controller at Cloudability
Portland, OR, US


Cloudability is changing how companies adopt and consume cloud. If defining and creating new market opportunities excites you, this is a company is for you.

Cloudability, is seeking an experienced Controller for our fast-growing Software-as-a- Service business. This role will report to the VP of Finance, lead a small growing finance team and provide leadership and hands on assistance in many aspects of finance, including planning, accounting, governance and compliance. This role will be responsible for most aspects of the financial functions, including driving excellence in the Quote to Cash process, technical accounting on revenue recognition, assist in strategic planning and analysis, cash flow planning; financial control, audit, and information systems. This is an exciting time to join Cloudability as we expand and continue to deliver one of the best solutions to the cloud industry.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

General Leadership:

  • Financial advisor to other functional leaders, providing insight, driving key initiatives, strategies and decisions that maximize growth opportunities for the Cloudability.

  • Highly effective at communication at both the company and department level, balancing data, insights and experience. Operates as a collaborative partner with the other leaders in planning, refining, and implementing corporate growth strategies and policies.

  • Help define and build a best in class finance organization that would position the Company for US and international expansion

  • Be the Finance Champion of the Cloudability Product, participate and share thought leaderships to broaden the Finance Point of View in the Cloud Marketplace.

Financial Leadership:

  • Lead the financial and reporting aspects and be capable of supporting the information imperatives of a high growth SaaS business. Accountable for measurement-based financial management throughout the business to ensure accurate planning, forecasting and reporting in support of our business strategy and growth goals.

  • Balance being a builder and a leader as we continue to build out the infrastructure, systems and process as we scale the business. Drives continuous improvement in areas such as Quote –to – Cash, commission planning & execution, expense management, financial analysis and reporting, system infrastructure and standardized business processes with an eye toward automatization, streamlining and improving business performance.

  • Lead the efforts to identify and implement the appropriate ERP and other systems to support the company's growth.

  • Assist in preparation of Board material and management of investor relations.

  • Provide support in Financing Activities and Corporate Development opportunities, including review of business plans, international expansion, foreign subsidiaries set up and conduct and manage audit and support M&A activity, as necessary.

  • Operates as a collaborative partner with the other cross functional teams in planning, refining, and implementing corporate growth strategies and policies.

  • Ability to manage and communicate fast paced changes at all levels to ensure continued alignment with business objectives

People Leadership:

  • Exceptional people leader who builds and inspires high performing teams. Navigates seamlessly between operating as a leader, front line manager and coach as we build our team and help our team advances their career.

  • Able to balance strategic capability with tactical execution to achieve our strategic and financial goals with precision. Strong hands-on coach with the finesse of setting clear expectations, holding people accountable, leading them through change and staying focused on outcomes.


  • Can-do attitude with bias for action

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting

  • CPA required. Large Public Accounting Firm Experience is preferred

  • 10 - 15 years of progress accounting and finance experience

  • Mastery of verbal and written communications and strong analytical skills

  • Ideal candidate would have track record of success as a leader in a growth-oriented, complex software and service organization. Experience in a metrics-driven culture, driving results through well executed strategies.

  • Software experience is preferred. Deep understanding of SaaS a plus.

  • Ideal candidate has experience scaling a from the small to growth stage company. Ability to navigate successfully within a small, entrepreneurial culture is required.

  • The ability to interpret strategic and operational business requirements, to provide appropriate expert advice and financial planning counsel and effectively influence and communicate.

  • A strongly demonstrated successful leadership and management capability. Exceptional people leadership, with a track record of leading high performing teams and exceptional organizational leadership.


  • A competitive full-time salary and stock options - we want you to be excited to be a part of a startup, not starve

  • Fully paid health care, dental, and vision insurance for you and your dependents

  • Paid holidays/open vacation policy, 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Commuter Benefits

  • A pretty awesome wellness benefit

  • On-site Yoga classes

  • Really good food and coffee (it's Portland, right?)

  • Bottomless kombucha

  • Located in the Pearl District (click the link, it's worth it)