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Vacancy: Controller - Fremont, CA

Posted on 7/28/2022
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About Optoma

Optoma Technology, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of award-winning digital display products and home entertainment projectors for consumers, businesses, education, professional audio/video (Pro AV) and CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association) channels.
Optoma has quickly become a global leader in the manufacturing of high resolution projection and digital display products. Optoma's product line-up includes: multimedia projectors for mobile, fixed installations and home theaters.


Job Description

The Controller will plan and direct the accounting operations of the company.  


• Oversee all of the company’s accounting practices, including accounting and finance departments, 

• Directs financial strategy, planning and forecasts; working with the President, VP of Sales and other department heads as well as the management team in Company’s Taiwan headquarters.

• Create, coordinate, and evaluate the financial programs and supporting information systems of the company to include budgeting, tax planning, internal control, and conservation of assets. 

• Approve and coordinate changes and improvements in automated financial and management information systems for the company. 

• Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal reporting requirements. 

• Oversee the approval and processing of revenue, expenditure, and position control documents, department budgets,  ledger, and account maintenance and data entry. 

• Coordinate the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, and information reports. 

• Develop and implement finance, accounting, billing, and auditing procedures. 

• Establish and maintain appropriate internal control safeguards. 

• Interact with other managers to provide consultative support to planning initiatives through financial and management information analyses, reports, and recommendations. 

• Ensure records systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards. 

• Develop and direct the implementation of strategic business and/or operational plans, projects, programs, and systems. 

• Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, filing financial reports, and advising management on needed actions.

• Maximizes return and limits risk including assistance in obtaining all necessary licenses and proper maintenance of all insurance required. 

• Analyze cash flow, cost controls, and expenses to guide business leaders. Analyze financial statements and management reports to pinpoint potential weak areas. 

• Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures. 

• Oversee financial management of foreign operations to include developing financial and budget policies and procedures. 

• Review contracts and legal documents and work with outside legal counsel in dealing with various legal matters.

• Maintains financial staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.

• Maintains financial staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

• Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned 

Candidate Specification

Supervisory Responsibilities:

• Oversees the operations of the Accounting Department which includes staff accountant and analyst responsible for  accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, bank reconciliations, and financial analysis 

• A minimum of 10 years experience in an advanced management role.

• CPA designation preferred.

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration required

• Masters degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration preferred.

• Experience in strategic planning and execution. Knowledge of contracts negotiation, and change management. 

• Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems. Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations. 

• Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections. 

• Excellent organizational and analytical skills.

• Work requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills both written and verbal. 

• Requires the ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. 

• Experience in system implementation and NetSuite preferred.

• Experience in working with multiple legal entities under different legal umbrellas.

• Requires willingness to work a flexible schedule.

• Fluency in Mandarin both written and spoken is preferred but not required.

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy please email your resume to [email protected]