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Controller (remote for now)

Company: A client of Fenway Search Group
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description The company is made up of two divisions: The first is a highly specialized advisory practice that serves leading, and often high profile, companies, and families globally. They assist families, ownership groups and business leaders to build shareholder value and high-performing enterprises; develop leaders, shareholders, and productive family members; strengthen family relationships; and successfully pass their enterprise to the next generation. The second is an education and research institute on the forefront of insightful knowledge to unlock complex questions that family enterprises face. They offer education programs, workshops, and conferences, conduct research on critical issues, and publish thought pieces on multigenerational success. Position Overview The Controller is responsible for all accounting functions and financial reporting within the firm. In this role the Controller supervises a full-time Accounting Manager and oversees all accounting systems, processes, and procedures, and manages the financial aspects of all client engagements. The Controller is also responsible for all financial reporting, forecasting, and budgeting functions. The role reports to the Chief Administrative Officer, CEO, and Partners of the firm. Responsibilities The Controller is responsible for oversight, management, and execution of the following: --- Provide accounting and financial leadership --- Manage day to day accounting operations, including general and project accounting --- Direct all finance and accounting functions, including cash management and forecasting, financial reporting, operational forecasting and budgeting, and auditing --- Provide partners, CEO, and CAO with cogent reports and analysis that enable quality decision- making --- Oversee preparation of daily, weekly, monthly, and annual financial reports, financial statements, and prepare annual budget --- Oversee daily cash flow and reports, review revenue reports --- Develop timely operating forecasts --- Establish appropriate cost control policies and manage costs appropriately --- Analyze and interpret financial reports and recommend appropriate actions --- Ensure the integrity and timeliness of the company---s financial information and systems --- Manage relationships with banks and accounting firm --- Ensure compliance with tax and regulatory filings Required Skills Independent, proactive professional. Comfortable working in a small, international firm as a team player and regard confidentiality as critical. In this detail-oriented role, you will be expected to provide strong accounting and financial leadership. Required Education and Experience --- Bachelor---s degree in Accounting --- At least seven (7) years of experience in both accounting and corporate environment --- Experience with a professional services consulting firm and with international divisions or subsidiaries preferred --- Experience with partnerships and LLC structures a plus --- CPA or Master's degree a plus --- Current in all aspects of finance and accounting standards and compliance, familiarity with project accounting required --- Familiarity with project accounting systems, experience with Intacct (Sage) and Concur a plus --- Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables and data analysis --- Ability to operate effectively in a fast-changing environment across multiple offices and favorably adapt to fluctuating deadlines and changes --- Strong problem-solving ability with proven leadership experience to motivate and develop internal accounting staff --- Detail and deadline-oriented self-starter --- Excellent analytical, oral, interpersonal, presentation, and written communications skills --- Ability to demonstrate solid professional values and ability to work effectively with minimal supervision --- Initiative driven with the flexibility to accommodate changes --- Mature, professional, and polished demeanor --- Must be able to clearly understand and follow confidentiality protocols Job Location Currently remote work environment with occasional workdays in the offices in Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA. Days and Hours Full-time; available when needed, including after normal business hours to meet some deadlines and for occasional telephone calls. Company Description Medical Device Manufacturer

Keywords: A client of Fenway Search Group, Cambridge , Controller (remote for now), Accounting, Auditing , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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