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Controller 15339576

Rockville, md



Controller: $120-140k
Rockville, MD
1-2 days per week in office, growing company with a proven track record of hiring the best and supporting them throughout their careers with the organization. Great opportunity for an Accounting Manager to grow into a Controller level role. The ideal candidate will have prior supervisor experience (currently a staff of 2 to supervise) along with the ability to interact with the executive team. 

Our client is a minority owned government contractor looking to add a Controller to the accounting team. Excellent opportunity to oversee staff and the day-to-day operations of the accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, ledger maintenance, revenue, and asset accounting as well as associated financial planning, analysis, and reporting.

CPA is a plus. Position reports to the CFO.

Controller responsibilities:
  • Supervise accounting and payroll staff members.
  • Oversee the completion of the monthly accounting close process, including calculating, posting and verification of financial data for use in maintaining accounting and statistical records.
  • Manage all treasury functions including managing cash inflows, outflows and maintaining a rolling 13-week cash forecast.
  • Responsible for the general ledger ensuring the accuracy of entries to ledger accounts and reconcile subsidiary ledger accounts to the general ledger.
  • Compile financial data and prepare balance sheets, profit and loss statements and other financial reports.
  • Work with the CFO to establish the annual operating plan and report on monthly and year-to-date variances to that plan.
  • Analyze current costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations to predict future revenues and expenses.
  • Oversight of annual financial statement audit process.
  • Track department milestones and goals while adhering to approved budgets.
  • Develops and implements accounting processes and procedures to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of team's operations.
  • Develop and document accounting- related processes to ensure alignment with industry standards and regulations including using external resources to research accounting principles for proper GAAP accounting treatment.
Controller Requirements:
  • CPA desired not required
  • Bachelors’ degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Advanced knowledge of GAAP accounting practices.
  • Supervisory and government contracting experience
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