Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) is at a critically important juncture in the company’s lifecycle. CSOD is the world’s largest and most successful stand-alone unified Talent Management company and one of the world’s largest SaaS companies. After 22 quarters as a public entity, delivering stellar results as a high growth SaaS company, CSOD has gone from a startup to a publicly traded company valued at approximately $3.0B. The company is entering a phase of achieving scale and global expansion through continued relentless execution.
Cornerstone OnDemand is seeking an AVP to lead our Finance Operations team. This role will report to the Chief Accounting Officer. A successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of cultivating strong relationships, successful project management, ability to implement process improvements that build scalability as we grow and a strategic/critical thinking skillset. This role will need to have a solid accounting background, a strong understanding of internal controls, process improvement and a willingness to challenge the status quo. Ideal candidate will be located in Salt Lake City, UT.
What you will do…
Direct supervision of Commissions, Payroll and Stock Administration teams
Ability to work with the Procure to Pay team to successfully transition the Accounts Payable and Employee Expense to Finance in a seamless manner and to own those functions
Develop and execute departmental strategies and goals that achieve company-wide objectives
Maintain strong controls environment and ensure compliance with company’s policies and procedures
Partner with other teams to design and implement cross-functional process improvements, uptake new system functionality and support initiatives that scale with business growth
Direct internal and cross functional projects across teams
Ability to address escalations and resolve issues with key business stakeholders
Establish quarterly roadmaps, critical milestones, and work with other cross functional teams to prioritize initiatives
Build relationships with key stakeholders at all levels across the organization and work cross functionally to accomplish goals within and outside of finance
Listen and work to the best outcome for the company
Ability to influence areas outside direct control
Lead, motivate and develop a team to grow their careers by enhancing processes, developing technical capabilities, building relationships with the business, and solving problems.
Travel – 10%
You have what it takes if you…
15+ years of related experience with increasing responsibilities.
7+ years in a leadership role with proven ability to lead and manage teams
Experience in a high growth or public company
Proven ability to manage to multiple deadlines and competing priorities.
Ability to deal with ambiguity and comfortable with driving change
Ability to prioritize and work with a sense of urgency.
Strong analytic, organizational and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated ability to make recommendations and influence outcomes
Customer service focused and solution oriented
Experience building new capabilities, with a process orientation
Strong leadership skills, ability to develop people and used to working with geographically dispersed teams
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Extra Dose of Awesome if you have…
Experience in the technology and/or software industry
Experience in a SAAS company
Experience with M&A
Change management experience
Experience at a matrixed organization with $500 Million + in revenue
Internal Number: Req4154
About Cornerstone OnDemand
Cornerstone OnDemand is a leader in cloud-based applications for talent management. The company’s solutions help organizations recruit, train, manage and engage their employees, empowering their people and increasing workforce productivity. Based in Santa Monica, California, the company’s solutions are used by over 3,000 clients worldwide, spanning more than 42 million users across 192 countries and 42 languages. For more information about Cornerstone, visit csod.com. Read Cornerstone’s blog at csod.com/blog. Follow Cornerstone on Twitter at twitter.com/CornerstoneInc. Like Cornerstone on Facebook at facebook.com/CSODcommunity.
Cornerstone empowers some of the world’s leading organizations, such as Starwood Hotels & Resorts, The Neiman Marcus Group, Save the Children, Turner Broadcasting System, Virgin Media and Pinkberry, to engage their workforces and leverage people performance for greater business results.
Cornerstone is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with locations in Salt Lake City, Auckland, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, Munich, Madrid, Paris, Rome, Sydney and Tel Aviv.