Senior Director of Finance or Controller

Boston, Massachusetts
Apr 12, 2024
Apr 20, 2024
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Sr. Director of Finance / Controller opportunity with an established and growing market leading firm in the Boston area

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Salary: $150,000 - $170,000 per year

A bit about us:

In just over 35 years our client has grown to a team of over 300 employees, catering to some of the largest organizations, helping them with their technology acquisition, leasing, and management needs. They comprise six subsidiary businesses offering a diverse range of solutions tailored to meet their customers' specific requirements. These solutions include acquiring new and used equipment, customized leasing and financing options, asset management, off-lease portfolio management, excess equipment disposal services, and the integration of cutting-edge technology for data management and security solutions.

Why join us?

Our client takes pride in creating a dynamic workplace that has an entrepreneurial spirit fueled by diversity, ingenuity and innovation. They foster a mutually respectful, collaborative environment where all ideas are welcomed and valued

"We are committed to consistently fostering an environment characterized by adaptability, ethics, focus, innovation, and teamwork. As a family-centric organization, we have consistently provided our employees with opportunities for learning and growth. This commitment is more than just words; our pride lies in maintaining an average employee tenure of 6+ years, emphasizing that when you join us, you truly become part of our family."

They offer competitive compensation packages including healthcare benefits, 401K matching, PTO, philanthropy, and more!

Job Details

Job Details:
Our client is seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Director of Finance or Controller to join their executive leadership team. This is a full-time, permanent position that is responsible for overseeing all financial activities of the company. The successful candidate will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, account reconciliation, and profit and loss reporting. The Senior Director of Finance will have a proven track record in strategic and operational accounting and finance, following GAAP, in a fast-paced, dynamic business environment.

  • Provide strategic leadership in financial decision-making, and support to organizational operations.
  • Oversee all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecast preparation, as well as the development of internal control policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements, including US GAAP.
  • Lead the preparation of all financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, shareholder reports, tax returns, and governmental agency reports.
  • Oversee the finance department's operations, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives.
  • Oversee all financial aspects of the company's ERP system, Great Plains.
  • Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the organization including organizational revenue/expense and balance sheet reports.
  • Manage the process of accounts payable and payments for the holding company.
  • Provide expertise on lease accounting.
  • Prepare and present monthly financial reports for executive leadership.
  • Participate in corporate policy development as a member of the senior management team.

  • BS Degree in Finance or Accounting required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position, preferably in the Value Added Reseller (VAR) industry or Professional Services.
  • Proven experience in public accounting.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of US GAAP.
  • Proficiency in Great Plains or similar ERP systems.
  • Solid experience in managing and processing accounts payable and payments for holding companies.
  • Expertise in lease accounting.
  • Proven experience in executive leadership and managing finance (accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting) within a diverse entity.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, board, or other outside partners.
  • Ability to translate financial concepts and effectively collaborate with colleagues who do not inherently understand finance.
  • Experience in a senior financial management role, partnering with executive staff, resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial management strategies.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organization skills.

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