Hiring Exceptional Controller


If you’re an exceptionally capable Controller, willing to work in vibrant downtown Ann Arbor, consider extending your career at Above the Treeline.  Treeline is home to the book industry’s B2B platform on which publishers market virtually all new titles in the US.  Our customers say, “Once again, Above the Treeline has anticipated the future …” and “It’s difficult to imagine where’d we be today if Treeline didn’t exist …”.  We connect the world with books.


Above the Treeline is looking for an experienced, hands-on Controller to support our exciting growth plan.  The Controller will be responsible for all aspects of financial management, including billing and collecting, responding to customers’ billing inquiries, corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecast preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures.


If you can contribute the following support, and are interested in working with some of the most talented and nicest people around, let’s talk:


  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Cost Accounting, and Revenue Recognition
  • Support the regular preparation of key performance indicators
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Manage company payroll and coordinate with outside payroll vendor
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Manage cash flow and cash run rate projections
  • Oversee customer contract management
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Work with external auditors in preparation of year-end financial review or audit engagements
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Other duties as assigned


The right person to join our team is someone who:


  • Has experience managing, Payroll, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions
  • Has experience managing banking relationships
  • Has experience in growth stage and VC-backed companies
  • The ability to function in a fast moving environment
  • The ability to analyze and interpret financial data
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance (CPA and MBA desirable)
  • Three years experience in a Controller position
  • Enjoys being a part of a creative, fun team
  • Has outstanding communication skills and is a great listener
  • Wants the satisfaction of helping build a great company


In addition to having a great culture, strong financials and a growing business, you’ll love the:


  • Competitive compensation
  • Fantastic benefits including health, dental, life …
  • … revenue sharing, sports club membership, retirement matching and more
  • Drinks, snacks and all the other tech venture fun


If all of this sounds like it may be a good match for you, shoot us a resume at