We are seeking a Financial Controller who will be responsible for firm wide financial strategies (short and long term) planning, budgeting, implementation and analysis to ensure the financial goals of the firm are achieved. This position requires an experienced individual with an approachable demeanor that welcomes departmental feedback and offers full support of the accounting department to the rest of the organization.
The Financial Controller will work regularly with the heads of business units while reporting directly to our Chief Operating Officer.
Maintain / oversee company books, chart of accounts, general ledger, payroll, and treasury activities ? Coordinate month and year-end closing activities
Continually develop, optimize, and maintain the firm’s financial processes, project profitability reports, and budgeting process.
Manage the company’s AR/AP and overall cashflow
Provide tax and regulatory oversight and ensure compliance
Periodically audit internal controls related to accounting / finance
Investigate and make recommendations related to the protection of corporate assets
Initially manage and successfully transition employee benefits over to HR
Act as a resource to employees and provide general explanation of payroll deductions, etc.
Monitor and report on the financial health of the firm in relation to the Big Picture
Provide financial reporting and analysis of bookings, commentary and recommendations regarding firm’s finances, strategic financial planning, and firm wide budget and tax planning
Generate weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly financial management reports
Continue to develop, maintain and populate the company’s financial dashboard
Work closely with department heads to develop and furnish the vital information they need to be financially informed including revenue, expenses, gross margin and profit contribution
Manage and develop accounting staff
Manage the company’s outside accounting firm
Education and Experience
An experienced CPA with at least 5 years’ experience in a controller role within a 50-100 person professional services firm.
Candidates must have worked in Deltek Vision software
Experience managing a small team of employees
About Cerami Associates
Cerami & Associates, Inc. is a national leader in acoustical and integrated technology consulting providing creative design services for a wide range of world-class projects. The firm’s reputation for design excellence is matched by its thought leadership in fast-evolving, highly technical disciplines that are essential to business and organizational leaders today. Cerami & Associates is also a Woman-owned Business.