Vice President, Business Controller (Remote) - New York, New York, United States

Join Axon and be a Force for Good.

At Axon, we’re on a mission to Protect Life. We’re explorers, pursuing society’s most critical safety and justice issues with our ecosystem of devices and cloud software. Like our products, we work better together. We connect with candor and care, seeking out diverse perspectives from our customers, communities and each other.

Life at Axon is fast-paced, challenging and meaningful. Here, you’ll take ownership and drive real change. Constantly grow as you work hard for a mission that matters at a company where you matter.

Your Impact

The VP, Business Controller will be serve as a business partner for our new market teams as well as a finance lead for new ventures. This role will hold a thought leadership position within the CAO organization and will collaborate extensively with key business stakeholders and cross-functional leaders across the company to provide guidance and drive policy governance, robust internal controls, timely and accurate US GAAP accounting and reporting process, and integration of new businesses and operations.  

What You'll Do 

  • Oversee global accounting, reporting and finance operations to ensure robust controls and a high quality close in compliance under US GAAP. 
  • A business partner to the sales team in contract negotiation and review and oversee quote-to-cash Close process. 
  • Drive operational excellence for manufacturing financial processes including cost accounting and analysis, inventory valuation and manufacturing performance and risk reporting. 
  • Oversee certain strategic Controllership M&A integration, including process and system integration. Collaborate with key functional leaders such as supply chain and operations on operational integration.  
  • Function as a thought leader to supporting business management. Monitors day-to-day activities and acts as a liaison to business and operations teams for inquiries and data requests to support FP&A partner. 
  • Oversee CRM and ERP upgrade for integrated business with Corporate IT support  
  • Establish and continuously improve business processes and procedures to drive scalability in a high growth environment.  
  • Support ad hoc Controllership projects that arise due to our rapid growth.  

What You Bring

  • 12+ years of relevant experience 
  • BS or equivalent in accounting or finance 
  • CPA 
  • A mix of Big 4 and industry experience managing and running business controllership functions at complex and multi-national publicly-traded companies 
  • Prior segment controller experience with manufacturing experience a must. Additional software experience preferred.  
  • Experience in setting up Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) function and compliance. 
  • M&A integration  
  • Experience with leading ERP and consolidation tool implementation/upgrade 
  • Deep understanding of US GAAP technical accounting, including manufacturing and cost accounting 
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor 

The Ideal Candidate May Also Have 

  • Experience in managing a global team 
  • Strong leadership, communication, organization and technology skills 
  • Strong business acumen  
  • Executive presence and ability to communicate effectively  
  • Ability to demonstrate effective leadership in ambiguous and frequently changing situations; ability to manage multiple priorities  
  • Government accounting experience in Aerospace or Defense industry a plus 
  • Excellent financial modelling experience 

The Pay: Axon is a total compensation company, meaning compensation is made up of base pay, bonus, and stock awards. The starting base pay for this role is between USD 161,000 in the lowest geographic market and USD 288,000 in the highest geographic market. The on target earnings range for this role is between USD 315,000 in the lowest geographic market and USD 563,000 in the highest geographic market. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: level, function, training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, geographic market, and often a combination of all these factors. Our benefits offer an array of options to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. To see more details on our benefits offerings please visit ( 


Don’t meet every single requirement? That's ok. At Axon, we Aim Far. We think big with a long-term view because we want to reinvent the world to be a safer, better place. We are also committed to building diverse teams that reflect the communities we serve.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they check every box in the job description. If you’re excited about this role and our mission to Protect Life but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification listed here, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


Important Notes

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The job description may change or be supplemented at any time in accordance with business needs and conditions.

Some roles may also require legal eligibility to work in a firearms environment.

Axon’s mission is to Protect Life and is committed to the well-being and safety of its employees as well as Axon’s impact on the environment. All Axon employees must be aware of and committed to the appropriate environmental, health, and safety regulations, policies, and procedures. Axon employees are empowered to report safety concerns as they arise and activities potentially impacting the environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes justice, advances equity, values diversity and fosters inclusion. We’re committed to hiring the best talent — regardless of race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances — and empowering all of our employees so they can do their best work. If you have a disability or special need that requires assistance or accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Axon will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.


Job Profile


North America


United States


Total compensation including base pay, bonus, and stock awards


Cloud Communication Cost Accounting CRM ERP Financial modeling Financial processes GAAP Leadership Manufacturing performance Manufacturing performance analysis Sales Training US GAAP accounting

  • Collaborate on M&A integration
  • Collaborate with key functional leaders
  • Drive operational excellence for financial processes
  • Drive operational excellence for manufacturing financial processes
  • Establish and improve business processes
  • Lead ERP and consolidation tool implementation
  • Oversee global accounting and finance operations
  • Support ad hoc Controllership projects
  • Support ad hoc projects

12+ years


Accounting BS in Accounting or Finance Finance




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