Controller & Director of Accounting

OODA Health

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 02/22/2021
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  • Company Address: 650 California Street Suite 700, San Francisco, CA, 94108

About OODA Health

OODA Health is a healthcare payments administration company. It develops a platform that uses AI and real-time payment interactions between providers, payers, and members. The platform allows users to save money due to reduced costs.

Job Description

OODA Health is a new, mission-driven organization founded by seasoned entrepreneurs who are committed to transforming our healthcare system. OODA is building a revolutionary technology platform that eliminates unnecessary administration from the billing and payments process, enabling providers to get paid faster and patients to get care more easily and quickly. Founded in 2017 with substantial financial backing, we are a passionate, growing team looking for dedicated teammates to make a major impact on the healthcare system. We are committed to living our company values to provide a positive and dynamic working environment for our team members. Based on the principle of Colonel John Boyd’s OODA Loop, we know we must move quickly and with purpose to effect meaningful change in healthcare.
We are seeking a Director of Accounting to own the build out of our team and finance operations. This role offers a unique opportunity to improve our healthcare system while offering critical input into our core product, OODAPay. OODAPay and finance operations will soon manage hundreds of millions of dollars, and eventually, billions of dollars for the largest health plans in the US. Our health plan customers rely on us to operate as an extension of their own finance teams, delivering the level of financial controls and transparency expected by the largest, most complex public companies. 
The ideal candidate is a dynamic, self-starter, focused on continuous improvement, and demonstrates intense passion for all that they do. The ideal candidate is a CPA with extensive experience in operating within a large scale fintech services provider.  


    • Build and lead team to perform all accounting functions (general ledger, accounts payable, treasury, payroll, tax, revenue recognition, technical accounting, stock administration)
    • Oversee the monthly financial close activities. Ensure accurate, timely, and comprehensive financial reporting by preparing and approving journal entries, preparing and reviewing monthly reconciliations for all financial statements, and preparing and reviewing monthly variance analyses.
    • Ensure that the monthly and quarterly financial statements are accurate and comply with GAAP
    • Drive the development and implementation of strategies to improve accounting operations efficiencies, effectiveness, and scalability, including policies, processes, and system changes
    • Develop revenue policy and revenue accounting close processes in accordance with ASC 606
    • Partner with strategic finance and FP&A teams for effective hand-offs and collaboration on financial analysis and process improvements
    • Manage the Company’s global banking operations including relationship management, investment management, wires / transfers, reporting, etc.
    • Strong management of our partners – customer finance teams, auditors, tax advisors, valuations, banking relationships, and compliance
    • Implement systems and processes to quickly lay the foundation for the accounting function, but also enable the Company to scale rapidly with evolving needs
    • In partnership with legal and commercial teams, review contracts for financial and accounting implications


    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field; CPA required
    • Enterprise Fintech experience required
    • 3+ years as Controller, leading companies through rapid growth and transformation
    • 7+ years in prior roles throughout the accounting function, or in external audit (Big 4)
    • Strong knowledge of GAAP accounting
    • Ability to create order out of chaos – establishing processes that don’t burden the organization, but increase the level of rigor and consistency of decision making
    • Knowledge of how to extract data from systems and transform it into meaningful analysis for other stakeholders
    • Ability to operate independently and set priorities, identify opportunities for improvement and execute on those opportunities
We offer all employees competitive, data-driven compensation, stock options and generous benefits (which begin on your first day of employment).
OODA Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means we believe:
·       Discrimination and harassment have no place at OODA, including in our hiring practices or in opportunities you could have while working here. At all, but particularly when based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, family status, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other basis forbidden under federal, state or local law. 
·       Equal pay for equal work is a given. 
·       All people, especially BIPOC, deserve a fair chance. So we consider all qualified applicants in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 
·       Diverse teams produce better outcomes, and diverse companies provide richer employee experiences. So we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

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