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Controller at JoyRun

Redwood City · Full Time
Started in 2015, JoyRun has unlocked the secret to make unit economics work for local delivery. We are a true peer-to-peer platform that makes group Runs for the community, by the community, social, affordable and rewarding.  Read More
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Job Description

Reporting to the CEO, the Controller will be the first finance/accounting hire for JoyRun and an integral part of the organization’s growth and success. This position will be asked to wear both strategic and tactical hats as a one-person team;

On the strategic side, key initiatives will be owning and refining accounting, financial analysis, and budgeting and forecasting processes. The Controller will support decision making for the company through financial modeling, fact-based analysis and interpretation of key business and financial trends.

On the tactical side, the Controller will need to roll up his or her sleeves to close the books, process payroll, invoice restaurant partners, and ensure invoices are paid. As the company grows, the Controller will have the opportunity to hire team members to handle more of the tactical workload.

• Execute all accounting process including journal entries, reconciliations and Month/Year End Close
• Process semi-monthly payroll using a payroll service provider including benefits administration and employee on-boarding
• Process payments to contractors
• Manage accounts receivables and collections
• Ensure timely payments of invoices
• Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
• Review expense reports and ensure compliance with travel and reimbursement policies
• Produce accurate financial statements
• Produce monthly financial analysis including market analysis
• Build and manage the analytical framework and financial tools for operational decisions
• Interface with tax accounts to support filing of tax returns
• Prepare and file 1099-MISC forms
• Monitor business activities to identify accounting issues and recommend solutions
• Develop and enforce financial policies, internal controls, procedures

Skills and Experiences
• 8+ years of relevant experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
• Strong knowledge of GAAP accounting and financial reporting procedures
• CPA not required but a plus
• Advanced spreadsheet skills and presentation preparation skills

Personal Characteristics
• Must have the ability to multitask and manage a varied and constantly changing workload in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
• Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, combined with impeccable business judgement
• A resourceful, action-oriented individual who possesses a proactive sense of urgency, and who knows how to overcome obstacles to get things done in a timely fashion

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What We're Building

JoyRun is a peer-to-peer platform that makes group deliveries for the community, by the community, social, affordable and rewarding. JoyRun’s feed lets you see who wants what in your area, create or spontaneously join existing requests, and then connects the groups with community members willing to do JoyRuns. And when you do a JoyRun, you get paid a few dollars and build your social cred. For local businesses, JoyRun wakes up latent demand, builds brand preference and grows top line revenue. Started in 2015, JoyRun is based in Silicon Valley. Today, college campuses nationwide. Tomorrow, offices and neighborhoods around the world.

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JoyRun Team

Manish Rathi
Dreamer, Doer. Founder/CEO @JoyRun, Founder @Retrevo, Head of Product @nook, Early engineer @Extreme Networks
Chelsey Chen
Full-time student hoping to change the world through creativity.
Conrad Trzeciecki
Working on the next best thing.
Victoria Lacson
Hiring Coordinator at JoyRun
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JoyRun Investors

Ivan Zgomba
Partner at Plug & Play Ventures
Ed Roman
Managing Director, Hack VC. Entrepreneur, developer, angel. Built several startups with strong exits. I pay-it-forward by helping as much as possible.
George Damouny
Principal, Plug and Play Ventures, co-founder @Plug and Play Brand & Retail, co-founder @Plug and Play FinTech,