My client, a top tier professional services firm, is looking for a hands-on Controller who is comfortable in both the day-to-day responsibilities and the high-level strategic work required to support a company in growth-mode.
Reporting to and working closely with the CFO, this Controller would oversee a small team dedicated to operational accounting, budgeting and forecasting and general ledger accounting.
This organization is well-known in the Boston market and is tackling many high-profile projects with elite clientele throughout the area. Ideal candidates for this position are excited about being a part of a growing firm and are comfortable in a highly varied, hands-on controllership position.
The role itself is a mix of financial analysis, budgeting, corporate accounting, time & expense billing, project accounting, cash management & some human resources work. The Controller should be a strategic leader, with a positive outlook & a collaborative approach. A sense of humor, diplomatic style and coolness under pressure are highly valued traits!
7-15 years accounting / controllership experience
CPA or MBA preferred but not required
comfortable in a hands-on strategic role, working in a highly visible position, directly supporting the executive level
able to provide business analysis and to work as business partner within the organization
strong GAAP corporate accounting experience
Experience with Deltek is a plus but not required
prior management experience preferred
experience in a professional services environment is a plus