Financial Controller | 40HRS

Financial Controller

Work Location: Connecticut

Job type: Full-Time

Posted: 05-21-2024

Salary: 100,000 - 135,000 USD / Annually


Job Description

We're looking for a full-time Financial Controller. The Controller will function as the leader of the accounting team and will monitor and report on the operating performance of the company, reporting to the CFO. The Controller will provide leadership to all the Accounting sub-functions and manage the company’s legal and operational risk through processes and controls. The Controller will help push the organization to higher levels of operational discipline through systematic reporting.


The mission of the accounting team is to build scalable and reliable accounting processes and provide valuable financial reporting for operational, business analytics, and planning purposes. The Controller’s staff works with teams across the company, including operations, R&D, engineering, and sales, to create efficient processes and manage spend. Occasional travel to other offices is required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and vision for the accounting team and our financial infrastructure to support company's growth.
  • Manage our accounting daily activities and finance operations and develop plans for driving efficiency and automation.
  • Own the financial close process and all associated activity to deliver accurate and timely reporting to management, regulators, and the Board of Directors.
  • Responsible for monthly close activities for US based headquarters and international subsidiaries, including the review of monthly account reconciliations, journal entries, consolidations, and variance analysis to ensure preparation of complete, accurate and GAAP-compliant financial statements.
  • Manage annual corporate audit and the preparation of schedules to support the audit process.
  • Oversee annual physical inventory and periodic inventory cycle counts.
  • Oversee and develop the team’s capabilities across the range of sub-functions: general ledger, tax, treasury, payroll, accounts payable, financial reporting, and audit.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain the internal systems and financial controls consistent with company's policies and regulatory guidelines, ensuring compliance with all tax and corporate requirements and filings.
  • Understand and document reporting needs, collaborate on operational issues, develop creative solutions, and provide business guidance and insight through financial reporting.
  • Oversee the recording of inter-company activities.
  • Manage, cultivate, and develop the team members to enable professional growth and overall meet/exceed the needs of internal and external customers.
  • Ensure maintenance of accounting systems including NetSuite and all software integrations.
  • Provide analytical review for the FP&A process and functional support for operations and sales organizations

Job Requirements

    • 10+ years progressive experience as a Controller, Assistant Controller or Director of Accounting, including at least 7 years of management experience.
    • CPA required and 4+ years’ experience with a public accounting firm.
    • Experience with manufacturing, B2B, and international business models.
    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required, MS in Accounting or Finance a plus.
    • Experience with internal controls, multi-jurisdictional tax and ERP systems are required.
    • Proven track record of building strong teams and leading/influencing others through highly cross-functional projects and improving processes.
    • NetSuite experience a plus.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills at all levels within the organization.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret and present complex data.
    • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel.
    • Highly detail-oriented and extremely well-organized.



40HRS Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: 40HRS Staffing is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at 40HRS Staffing are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. 40HRS Staffing will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on these characteristics.

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