Controller in Chelmsford, MA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
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  • Pay Rate
    $110000.0 - $130000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Our client in Chelmsford MA is looking for a new team member to join their growing organization:

The Controller is responsible for directing overall accounting and
finance activities all locations globally. Responsibilities include budgeting,
forecasting, month-end close and financial reporting, internal controls and statutory compliance. The position looks to maximize the return on assets by administering financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems that safeguard the assets to assure accurate and timely recording of all transactions.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

Assist in directing the financial affairs of the company within the scope of responsibility outlined by the Managing Director, CFO and Corporate Controller

Oversee global accounting and finance team ensuring team is appropriately structured
and meeting all targets and objectives.

Responsible for coordinating and managing the activities of accounting / finance using US GAAP accounting principles.

Oversee financial management of global operations, including review of financial
results, profitability assessments, pricing and other significant areas.
Review location monthly financials and perform detailed analytical reviews to understand trends in business activities.

Assist in preparation and review of accurate and timely monthly consolidated financial information, satisfying all Corporate, Lender and Private Equity firm requirements.

Assist with preparation of location specific annual budgets and forecasts with supporting documentation and assessment of global business unit financial results and outlook for discussion with  management.

Prepare cash forecasts and monthly cash flow analysis and communicate cash needs to CFO / Corporate Controller.

Support all local banking activities, including facilitation of appropriate banking structure and managing location cash conversion cycle.

Lead statutory governance and ensure compliance with all local statutory laws and

Monitor letters of credit for payment and correction of discrepancies with banks.

Monitoring and ensuring an effective internal control framework is in place and operating effectively. This includes compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Assist with contract research and administration of all significant locations contracts (i.e.,Government, large OEM and Tier 1).

Other Significant Role Requirements:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
Ability to train, supervise, develop, and evaluate the performance of subordinates
Ability to work in a multicultural environment
Strong attention to detail and analytical skills

Critical Competencies:
Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and statutory principles
Extensive experience with budgeting, forecasting, financial analytics and data analysis
Consistent achievement of accurate and timely financial reporting
Excellent knowledge of utilizing tools to automate and link data reports
Proficiency using Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, Certified Public Accountant or equivalent experience
Minimum of seven years to ten years of experience in accounting and finance with increasing responsibilities and roles managing international teams
Experience with multinational corporations
Familiarity with manufacturing/costing
Experience with financial systems implementations
Ability to lead process improvement initiatives
Knowledge of ERP Systems; experience with Syteline (Company ERP) a plus
Computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project

VOLT is an EOE