Temporary Controller

We're looking for a talented Temporary Financial Controller to join our team from 4/1-9/1/22! This position is remote (work from home.)

About Us:

MachineMetrics was founded by a small group of software and manufacturing professionals unified by a mission to operationalize machine data for the autonomous factory. We keep it real by being data-driven, genuine, and encourage our team to balance work and home life. We were named by Forbes as one of the top IoT companies to watch and voted one of Built In’s 2020 Best Places to Work in Boston!

We've combined world-class talent in both advanced manufacturing and cutting-edge technology to build a company focused on solving REAL manufacturing problems.

 

About You: 

You’re a seasoned hands-on Controller who is looking to develop and execute our accounting policies and process so that we can meet our financial growth goals. You’ll work closely with the VP of Finance and business unit leaders to ensure that our books are kept up-to-date and accurate for quick decision making and reporting. You’re extremely detail-oriented yet efficient, and have a deep understanding of GAAP. You have experience in building and collaborating with teams, creating foundational systems in an ambiguous environment. 

 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Develop and maintain GAAP-compliant procedures
  • Complete monthly and quarterly close processes
  • Oversee accounts receivables and payables
  • Create and maintain budgeting tools including budget-to actual/variance reporting, financial planning and analysis (FP&A), cash flow analysis, and cost-savings analysis
  • Manage payroll budgeting and related financial audits  
  • Ensure an overall smooth audit process by creating and maintaining internal controls, establishing and maintaining best-in-class bookkeeping
  • Anticipate and continuously evaluate business needs to make sure that financial organization and systems appropriately support the company’s growth
  • Manage internal and external teams and vendors partnerships, training internal staff accountants, and developing training modules and templates
  • Be a Champion of our Core Values

What You’ll Have:

  • 3 plus years of related experience
  • Strong knowledge of corporate finance and other accounting theory, principles and practices including GAAP, SaaS accounting, prepaid expenses & accrued revenue, ASC605: Revenue Recognition, ASC 985-605: Software Revenue Recognition, ASC805: Business Combinations and ASC718: Stock-Based Compensation
  • A flexible and open-minded approach to stakeholder partnerships
  • Strong time management skills with an emphasis on execution
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of research techniques to analyze data and make recommendations
  • A bias for technology, e.g., MS Office, Google Workplace, and ERP accounting software (SAASOptics, Xero, Katana, or similar) 
  • Prior startup experience is highly desirable 
  • “Big 4” experience and/or CPA/CPA Candidate certification preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance   
  • The ability to travel without restriction, and be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Due to the nature of the position, this position will require a background check 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer who values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Manufacturing impacts almost every aspect of how we interact with the physical and virtual world today, from the technology we use at work to the way we communicate with each other in our daily lives. Today is the internet moment for manufacturers and MachineMetrics is a pioneer in empowering a more sustainable, resilient, automated factory of the future. Come join our team!

 

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JOB TITLE: Controller

EXPERIENCE: Mid-Level

TYPE: Temporary

REPORTS TO: VP of Finance

SITE LOCATION: Remote

JOB SUMMARY:

MachineMetrics is looking to bring a Temporary Controller on to manage our accounting policies and processes while our Controller is out on leave. This individual will be working closely with our VP of Finance and business unit leaders to ensure that our books are kept up to date and accurate for quick decision making and reporting. The Controller must be extremely detail oriented yet efficient, and have a deep understanding of GAAP. This leader will need input from a variety of employees and must be an effective collaborator. The ability to lead and build teams, troubleshoot, manage relationships, and create foundational systems in chaotic and often disorganized environments is critical to this role. This role will require the candidate to be flexible and open-minded.

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Managing and enforcing GAAP-compliant procedures
  • Performing and managing the monthly and quarterly close processes
  • Overseeing the accounts receivables and accounts payables invoice processing
  • Creating and maintaining budgeting tools including budget-to actual/variance reporting, financial planning and analysis, cash flow analysis, and cost savings analysis
  • Managing payroll budgeting and auditing payroll for accuracy
  • Ensuring a smooth audit process by creating and maintaining internal controls, establishing and maintaining immaculate record keeping and managing the audit process
  • Anticipating and evaluating business needs to make sure that financial organization and systems appropriately support the company’s growth
  • Managing internal and external teams and vendors by setting expectations, training internal staff accountants and developing training modules and templates
  • Managing outside vendors

SKILLS & PREREQUISITES

  • 3 – 10 years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required; concentration in accounting or finance preferred
  • Big 4 experience and CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • Strong knowledge of corporate finance and other accounting theory, principles and practices to include GAAP, SaaS accounting, prepaid expenses, accruals, & revenue, ASC 605: Revenue Recognition, ASC 985-605: Software Revenue Recognition, ASC 805: Business Combinations and ASC 718: Stock-Based Compensation
  • Ability to prepare statistical reports and analyze financial reports
  • Ability to describe accounting systems and processes in written correspondence and in procedure manual format
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations accurately and quickly, including computation of ratios and percentages
  • Mastery knowledge of Microsoft Office; accounting software including Xero
  • Comfort in the startup environment (i.e., sometimes chaotic and lacking structure) and able to create structure and foundational accounting processes
  • Strong priority management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Before you apply, please check if any restrictions apply in terms of time zone or country.

This job has a geo-restriction in place:  USA Only.

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Date Posted 4d ago

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