Controller

Employer
Meso Scale Diagnostics
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Jul 09, 2019
Closes
Jul 18, 2019
Ref
208391601
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
The Controller will be directly responsible for leading the General Ledger, Financial Reporting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll and some Treasury functions. Additionally, this key executive will provide information to, and actively participate/collaborate on activities with the following Finance functions: International Finance, Financial Planning and Analysis and limited tax compliance. ?He/she will be a critical member of the Finance team, and lead the existing team to perform all duties required.? This role is best suited for an individual who can set and implement policies and processes, and has a strong fundamental base in US GAAP.? The candidate will be a leader and an execution oriented change agent evolving the existing processes and procedures over time. ?They will leverage the existing ERP (JD Edwards), general ledger, and other financial software tools in combination with his/her implementation of new policies, processes and procedures, to achieve industry standards and/or best practices of execution in all areas of responsibility.? Key Responsibilities:?1. Oversee month-end and year-end financial close processes2. Implement and provide executives with guidance on technical accounting changes3. Oversee the reconciliation of various balance sheet and income statement accounts4. Maintain the General Ledger and Chart of Accounts5. Prepare Annual US GAAP / IFRS financial statements (Limited)6. Manage the annual audit process and lead interactions with auditors7. Direct the Company?s accounting policies8. Maintain fiscal records and internal controls9. Develop and produce reporting packages on the overall company, business segments, revenues, expenses, and balance sheet accounts as needed by the Executive management team10.??Review detailed account schedules11.??Review financial reports with various business/functional leaders and the Executive management team12.??Manage and monitor daily cash flows13.??Support the preparation of reporting for banks, vendors, and financing partners14.??Forecast cash flow positions, and related borrowing needs with FP&A and International Finance teams15.??Support other Finance functions in regular and ad-hoc basis: International Finance, FP&A, Tax, Legal/Governance, Human ResourceJob Requirements: CPA Big 4 (or equivalent) experience required 7+ years of professional experience with responsibility for all facets of accounting Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy, while handling multiple tasks and maintaining controls Ability to mentor, train, and lead a team Excellent communication skills Ability to organize and prioritize in a fast-paced environment Professional maturity and presentation Ability to be hands on with day to day accounting functions Accountable for performance with exceptional work ethic

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