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Obligo

Obligo

Accounting & Finance
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024

About Us:

Obligo builds trust between landlords and renters through financial technology, making the rental process as simple as checking in and out of a hotel. Renters enjoy instant qualification and deposit-free renting while property owners and managers streamline their operations and make their listings more appealing to renters. We are seeking a passionate & experienced Controller to join our team and help us drive this mission forward.

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the monthly, quarterly, and annual closing processes, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting.
  • Leading the preparation of comprehensive financial statements and supporting schedules.
  • Managing relationships with external auditors, tax advisors, and regulatory authorities to ensure compliance and smooth audit processes.
  • Developing and implementing internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure accuracy of financial data.
  • Providing strategic financial analysis and insights to senior management, including variance analysis and forecasting.
  • Directing and mentoring the accounting team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional growth.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams such as Operations, Sales, and IT to optimize business processes and financial outcomes.
  • Monitoring cash flow, liquidity, and financial health indicators to support strategic decision-making.
  • Driving the annual budgeting and planning process, aligning financial goals with overall company objectives.
  • Keeping abreast of regulatory changes and industry trends to ensure compliance and competitiveness.


Requirements:

  • CPA certification with a minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in accounting and finance roles, preferably in a high-tech environment.
  • Extensive experience with financial reporting, audit coordination, and tax compliance.
  • Strong proficiency in financial modeling, analysis, and advanced Excel skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present complex financial information clearly and concisely.
  • Strategic thinker with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Detail-oriented with a proactive, hands-on approach to managing responsibilities.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • Experience with ERP systems and financial software (e.g., Netsuite).
  • Knowledge of international accounting standards (IFRS) and US GAAP.

About Obligo

Obligo is the simplest way to establish trust between renters and landlords worldwide. Harnessing the power of open banking, big data and AI, Obligo is able to determine the risk of both landlords and renters, and assume the risk of the rental transaction. By acting as a trusted 3rd party, Obligo rids both landlords and renters from the burden of security deposits. Deposit-free properties, powered by Obligo, are simpler to operate and much more attractive to renters.

Obligo has 30 employees in the TLV office, our R&D center is based in Tel-Aviv (Geula beach!).

Obligo is backed by VCs such as 83North, 10D and Entree capital.

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