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Controller 16292644

Washington, DC
Fantastic growing Professional Services firm in Washington DC (MUST BE DC METRO BASED candidate) seeking a Controller as a direct hire with 50% remote if they desire! As the Controller you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day accounting operations of the organization and ensure the accuracy of data and the effectiveness and efficiency of accounting and financial controls. Company has a great Senior Leadership team, exciting projects current and on near horizon, strong benefits and flexibility, and allows high visibility to the C-Suite.  If this sounds like the job for you, apply today!

  • The core business of this firm is to do compliance and due diligence for their clients who are thinking of bringing on new clients/vendors.  They do investigative work for multinational organizations, private equity, financial institutions, law firms, individuals, and government entities
  • This is a Partner driven business so they need an experienced Controller. Professional Services would be nice to have but not required.
  • Hybrid schedule for them.
  • Controller reports to the President.
  • Manages 4 staff-Staff Accountant, A/R, A/P accountant, and jack of all trades Office Manager-Payroll/401K /HR type who has been there long time with great institutional knowledge
  • Controller must have strong accounting background, strong general ledger ownership, and strong close background, understanding some treasury and FP&A.
  • They developed a SaaS product which is exciting for them
  • Strong benefits here-great health and good 401K match.
Job Summary:
The Controller will plan and direct the accounting operations of the company. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the operations of the Accounting Department, which include accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, and payroll.
  • Oversees training programs and identifies training needs.
  • Manage staff of 4 employees.


  • Maintains a documented system of accounting policies and procedures; implements a system of controls over accounting transactions to minimize risk.
  • Oversees the production of periodic financial reports; ensures that the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards. 
  • Recommends benchmarks that will be used to measure the company’s performance.
  • Produces the annual budget and forecasts; reports significant budget differences to management.
  • Provides financial analysis, with emphasis on capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations.
  • Works with external auditors and provides needed information for the annual audit.
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements.
  • Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent management and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficient in Deltek Vision accounting software or similar.  Open to other major ERP systems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration required.
  • Ten years or more of related experience required.
  • Certified Public Accountant designation preferred but not necessary.
Matthew Antine, Search Director
D:  703.962.9578| C:  508.472.5275|  F:  703.962.9608

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