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"I have worked with Kate over the past couple of years. I find her team to be very well connected, extremely professional and not your typical head-hunters.", Financial Services Firm , HR Business Partner

"...Working with Evolve has increased the amount of time we can spend with our clients by streamlining the hiring process, and the quality of the candidates has allowed us to hit the ground running, increasing our utilization and fueling our revenue growth... ", M&A Advisory Firm , Partner

"I have loved working with Evolve. My previous experience with recruiters has left me feeling like I’m working to get them networks, not that they’re working for me to get a job. Evolve is the complete opposite.", Not-for-profit Organization , Financial Analyst

"Kate is one of the nicest and most personable professionals in the search business", VP of Business Development, Consultant , Tom Hodges

"...Kate always had my best interests in mind and I could trust her to represent me in an ethical manner. Kate became a trusted professional advisor and checked in with me....", Financial Advisory Firm , Director

"I had the pleasure of working with the team at Evolve in mid-2014. They were extremely professional. Whether they had 10 or 1,000 candidates, I felt like the most important.", Real Estate Development  , Seth, Controller

"...Even when Evolve was not working with a client I was interested in, they were able to provide insight into the company based on their deep industry knowledge and put me in touch with the right people. ", Telecommunications Industry , Finance Manager

Current Openings

Title Corporate Controller
Location Washington, District Of Columbia

Exclusive search for a rapidly growing SaaS and fitness focused company expanding into the US. PE backed by a large Global PE firm and acquiring large number of companies while also growing organically. Excellent opportunity to build a lean team, get in on the ground floor (of the US expansion effort), work with proven C-suite and top notch PE firm. This role will be located in DC.



  • Hire and develop accounting staff in the US
  • Supervision of the monthly, quarterly, annual closes with all supporting workpapers
  • Preparation of periodic GAAP financial statements, financial reports, and special analyses as required by the CFO.
  • Completion of all covenant calculations and compliance certificates required by the Company's lenders.
  • Ensure timely, accurate completion of all billing and collections activities
  • Supervision of accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll functions
  • Completion of periodic reporting for corporate, business leaders, senior executives, investors, board members and lenders
  • Supervision of the annual external financial statement audit and all ancillary audit activities (i.e. valuations)
  • Preparation of workpapers supporting the annual audit and tax returns
  • Coordination of the preparation of all required tax returns with the external tax advisor
  • Creation and implementation of policies and procedures to establish and maintain internal controls
  • Maintain overall responsibility for Netsuite
  • Research and recommend new systems to extend functionality to improve the accounting team’s efficiency and effectiveness
  • Ensure that all financial record systems are maintained in accordance with GAAS
  • Partner with the CFO and key stakeholders to execute pre-acquisition activities related to due diligence and integration
  • Ensure all accounting activities for new companies are successfully integrated post- acquisition
  • Partner with the CFO to complete valuation and purchase accounting of all acquired entities
  • Work with the CFO to establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
  • Work with the CFO to design and implement improved financial reporting tools, including an executive dashboard
  • Assist the CFO with the preparation of annual (fiscal year) budget and all required updates
  • Work with the CFO to analyze working capital, cash flow, cost controls, and expenses to guide business leaders


Minimum Requirements:

  • 10+ years of progressive experience within high growth organizations and as a Corporate Controller
  • CPA required
  • Experience with acquisition diligence and integration
  • Experience with SaaS
  • System conversion experience
  • High degree of leadership and ability to thrive in a challenging role and high growth environment


Our client is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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