Financial Controller

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Boston, MA
$130,000 - $150,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 11, 2019
Job ID
  • Managing all accounting operations including billing, A/R, A/P, depreciation & amortization schedules, and revenue recognition 
  • Collaborating with CFO to prepare budget, financial forecasts, conduct scenario planning, and report on variances from plan 
  • Monitoring cash balances and cash forecasts   
  • Preparing and publishing timely monthly financial statements   
  • Analyzing financial reports and implementing action plans as needed   
  • Overseeing month-end and year-end close processes 
  • Supporting auditing of company financials (annually)   
  • Researching technical accounting issues to ensure compliance   
  • Managing and ensuring company compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings 
  • Ensuring quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting 
  • Developing and documenting business best practices and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Additional controller duties as necessary

Must Haves: 
  • Experience with “Big Four” auditing, combined with experience in corporate setting (preferred)
  • Master’s degree in accounting or MBA (preferred)
  • CPA
  • Proven working experience as a financial controller 
  • 5-7 years of overall combined accounting experience 
  • Thorough and current knowledge of accounting principles and procedures 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Strong financial and analytical skills with the ability to create meaningful and timely managerial reports 
  • Experience creating financial statements 
  • Experience with GL functions and month-end / year-end close process 
  • Expertise with accounting software, Netsuite is a plus
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment