Controller - USA

18 days ago

Binary Defense


Binary Defense, headquartered in Stow, Ohio, is a rapidly growing cybersecurity software and services firm with solutions that include best-in-class Managed Detection & Response powered by a Managed Open XDR platform. The company has a 24/7 Security Operations Center that monitors their own proprietary managed EDR software as well as supporting leadings network, cloud and identity solutions. Advanced threat hunting, defense validation and counterintelligence services provide additional layers of security. Our expert security staff and technology help shield businesses from cyberattacks.

Binary Defense is a fast-paced business that enjoys a relaxed culture (from anywhere in the continental United States) and flexible remote work options. For the fourth year in a row, Binary Defense has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US on the Inc. 5000 list! At the 2022 Greater Cleveland Partnership's Best of Tech Awards, Binary Defense was recognized as the Best Technology Solution for the third year in a row. We've also been named North American Partner of the Year by AT&T Cybersecurity, providing best-in-class SIEM technology and service. Binary Defense recently completed a $36 million growth equity round of funding from Invictus Equity Partners to accelerate our growth and technology and service delivery offerings.

Binary Defense offers competitive medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and dependents, a 401k match which vests every payroll, a flexible and remote friendly work environment, as well as training opportunities to expand your skill set (to name a few!). If you're interested in joining a growing team with great perks, we encourage you to apply!

The Controller will be responsible for ensuring updated and accurate financial information is maintained for compliance, reporting, and other business purposes. This role will work closely with executive leadership to make sure appropriately financial policies and procedures are in place along with the requisite systems to enable growth.

Key Responsibilities

Maintains and enforces a documented system of accounting policies and procedures, ensuring strong internal controls.

Ensures all accounting transactions are properly optimized, controlled, and accounted for.

Issues timely and complete financial statements internally and externally

Coordinate with external auditors for annual audit

Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

Collaborates with FP&A manager to build budgets and forecasts of future company performance

Analyzes product and customer margins and performance

Collaborates across finance team and organization on systems implementation and best practices

Create ad hoc reports as needed

Other projects and responsibilities, as assigned.


Accounting or Finance degree

10+ years accounting/finance experience with progressive growth in responsibility, including 3-5 years in public accounting and controller experience or similar role.

Experience with cloud-based accounting systems and data management platforms.

Experience working in businesses with a subscription based recurring revenue business model.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong analytical skills.

Strong Excel and IT Systems skills

Inquisitive mindset

Strong presentation creation skills

Self-starter who can lead accounting team while digging into the details when needed.


CPA and/or MBA in Finance/Accounting

Cybersecurity and/or SaaS experience