Controller

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Bethesda, Maryland
Posted
Apr 01, 2024
Closes
Apr 06, 2024
Ref
2741892462
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
About the Company and Opportunity:
  • Our client is a small government contractor in Montgomery County. Due to an upcoming retirement of a long term employee, they are looking for a self starting Controller skilled in government contract accounting to start immediately and learn from the current Controller
  • This position will begin on a contractual basis. For the right candidate, the role can become permanent
  • This person will be the only full time employee in accounting and will manage all the day to day along with one part time employee
  • Schedule: MWF work from home, TTh in office in Bethesda, MD
    • Candidates must be able to commit to a full time schedule and be local
    • Company is metro accessible
  • Some of the employee reviews include things like:
    • "The ability to show your worth, you will be treated as you present yourself. Work atmosphere that promotes autonomy in your role. You can do what you were hired to do."
    • "The staff is extremely friendly, and the environment is uplifting. Great pay, benefits, holidays off with pay and a flexible work schedule."

Overview of the Controller role:
  • Directs and coordinates company financial planning and budget management functions.
  • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance of divisions and departments.
  • Monitors and analyzes monthly operating results against budget.
  • Oversees daily operations of the finance department.
  • Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions.
  • Works with department managers to develop business plans for the company, goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
  • Directs financial audits and provides recommendations for procedural improvements.
  • Provides financial statement reporting and analysis, cash flow analysis, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Directs month end closings, financial reporting and coordination of audits.

Qualifications for the Role:
  • Bachelors or higher in Accounting, Finance, or similar required
  • 8+ years' experience of gov con accounting required
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Great attention to detail and extremely accurate, is patient and flexible, and open to learning new things