Controller

  • location: Boston, MA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $140,000 per year
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Controller

job summary:
We have partnered with a nonprofit client in the Metro Boston area with a need for a Controller to oversee all accounting and finance functions . Great opportunity to be the #1 finance person and leading a small team of dedicated accounting professionals.

The ideal profile is a team oriented CPA with ability to work cross functionally to meet deadlines, maximize efficiencies and drive financial performance. While this position will be a key senior leadership position, this person must enjoy 'rolling up their sleeves' and not afraid of being involved in the day to day accounting should any issues arise.

 
location: Boston, Massachusetts
job type: Permanent
salary: $120,000 - 140,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 0 Years
 
responsibilities:
The Controller will be responsible for ensuring timely and accurate fiscal closes and financial reports, maintaining systems, strengthening controls, support budget process, ensure strict adherence to all appropriate federal & state guideline and regulations.

Duties:
  • Train, motivate and mentor staff.
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate accounting and financial reporting for all entities.
  • Provide financial analysis as well as support the budget and forecasting processes.
  • Oversee and streamline month end close, provide detailed financial reports
  • Strengthen policies & procedures
  • Ensure maximum efficiency in the accounting/finance department
  • Maintain General Ledger
  • Manage operational accounting functions including AP, AR, Payroll
  • Analyze and report variances in budget to actual
  • Partner, support senior executives and guide them in their decision making process (help them understand financial impact of their decisions)
  • Coordinate audits
 
qualifications:
The ideal profile includes:
  • BS degree in Accounting/Finance
  • CPA desired
  • 12+ years of relevant experience including 5 years of management
  • Nonprofit
  • Potential to be the top finance professional in a company
  • Strong business acumen with long range thinking, yet not afraid to roll up sleeves and be involved in any day to day issues
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to manage multiple deadlines and change gears quickly as priorities change
 
skills: General Ledger, Financial Statements, Month-End Close
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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