VP, Finance / Controller

| Denver, CO, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 175,000-225,000 Annually
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The Opportunity: 

Mersive is seeking a VP of Finance / Controller to join the team at our Lakewood, Colorado headquarters, reporting to our CFO and leading an accounting team of three.  This individual will be a member of the Senior Leadership team and expected to contribute both strategically and tactically.  This role will own the accounting & payroll function, responsible for leading annual audits (both U.S. and International) and tax filings as well as improving accounting processing as we reach the next stage of our growth.  You will also be responsible for developing budgets and financial forecasts and presenting them to the Board, our senior management team, and in all-Company meetings.  We are seeking an individual with strong leadership skills who will thrive in a get-it-done environment and can adapt to new demands with a strong sense of urgency.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is results-driven, interested in tackling new challenges, improving internal procedures and enjoys working in a start-up environment.


Who are we? 

We are a diverse team of dedicated people who genuinely care about our work, customers, and each other.  We promote a culture of innovation, trust, inclusivity, and accountability.  Mersive is looking for individuals who like a challenge and aren’t afraid to break new ground in technology or business models.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all aspects of accounting, from recording transactions through management reporting and ad-hoc analysis
  • Overseeing GL functions; ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and conformity with professional accounting standards and best practices in accordance with GAAP
  • Provide leadership and direction to the accounting team, including hiring, training, performance evaluation, and other supervisory responsibilities
  • Reviewing all documentation and contracts in order to develop and improve internal controls
  • Acting as a liaison to external auditing firms, while owning primary responsibility for the Company’s views on technical accounting matters
  • Manage monthly close activities for various divisions
  • Provide timely financial reporting and budget analysis
  • Developing financial models to enhance forecasting of the business
  • Identify and own enhancements to NetSuite accounting software workflows; Utilize and accurately maintain accounting software as a single source of truth


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 10+ years progressive accounting experience, including 3+ years as Controller or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience with managing accounting and financial operations, ideally in a startup environment
  • CPA with public accounting experience preferred
  • International operations experience is a plus
  • Experience working for SaaS software company or business model required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Impeccable analytical and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to work closely with a senior management team

Why Mersive:

  • Awarded Denver Top Places to Work
  • We are committed to a fair and equitable workplace, and we actively work toward greater diversity, inclusion and belonging.
  • Work/Life balance and flexibility.
  • Culture of collaboration, integrity, authenticity, and innovation.
  • Compensation range of $175K-225K/annually, inclusive of base & variable compensation and commensurate with experience.

Mersive recognizes that people come to the workforce from various backgrounds and have different paths to success. We are also aware that folks unequally apply to jobs based on how qualified they perceive themselves to be. If you are not sure if you meet all the qualifications for the role you are interested in, please apply anyway! We would love the chance to review your application.

*Mersive is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national, or ethnic origin, military service states, citizenship, or other protected characteristics.

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