Corporate Controller

Earth Networks Inc
Germantown, MD
Dec 05, 2021
Dec 07, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Organization Advanced Environmental Monitoring (AEM) provides reliable and innovative environmental monitoring and analysis solutions. The family of companies offer world-class technologies and services to enable decision makers to improve their reaction time to weather and environmental events, helping to protect communities, people and infrastructure. Earth Networks, one of the AEM companies, operates the world's largest weather and climate sensor network providing 90 countries and more than 2.6 million cities with real-time data and the most advanced severe weather warnings. Other businesses within AEM include OneRain Inc., High Sierra Electronics Inc., Vieux & Associates, FTS Inc., Lambrecht meteo, and Davis Instruments. Position The Corporate Controller will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting, budgeting, and reporting activities for Earth Networks and the consolidation and forecasting for the AEM group. The Corporate Controller will also be responsible for the accounting policies and procedures across the AEM organization. Responsibilities Oversee all activities of the Corporate Accounting department including the month-end accounting close process, financial reporting, and cash management. Consolidation and board reporting. Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP and other laws/regulations. Assist with the migration from legacy systems to NetSuite ERP. Lead the annual budget processes and forecast updates. Helps ensure attainment of budget goals by analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions. Coordinate all tax compliance and the external audit activity. Serve as the key technical accounting resource for the AEM group of companies and harmonize accounting policies across the group entities. Leverage strengths of the current finance team members and develop and implement training programs to improve individual and team skills. Develop, implement, and maintain internal controls and safeguards, as may be required. Assist the AEM CFO with special projects and analysis as needed. Provide leadership in strengthening internal communication with staff at all levels throughout the organization. Bank reporting and monitoring for covenant compliance. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Accounting Certified Public Accountant 8+ years of progressively responsible accounting experience, preferably in a combination of public accounting and corporate accounting (preferably with private equity-backed companies). Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), the ability to research technical accounting literature and apply such guidance to new and existing transactions. Five or more years of supervisory experience preferred. Highly proficient in Excel. Experience with NetSuite and Dynamics GP a plus. Self-starter, with ability to work independently and remotely. Ability to manage globally dispersed teams. Experience with international accounting standards (preferably experience with German accounting standards or manufacturing organizations). Experience with both software development and also manufacturing environments. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Additional Information: This is a remote opportunity that can be done from anywhere in the continental United States You must be eligible to work in the US without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization. F-1 visa holders with Optional Practical Training (OPT) who will require H-1B status, TNs, or current H-1B visa holders will not be considered. H1-B and green card sponsorship is not available for this position Important COVID-19 Guidance: In September 2021, the US government issued new federal vaccine regulations that certain government contractors must adhere to. This position will be hired by Earth Networks which is a part of the AEM family of companies. Earth Networks is a covered federal contractor and therefore our US-based employees are required to be vaccinated, and show proof of vaccination, by January 4, 2022. What does this mean for you as a potential candidate? It means that if you were to join Earth Networks, you would need to be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022, or by your hire date (whichever is later) to be eligible to start in the role. As a condition of employment, you would need to submit official COVID-19 vaccine documentation or be legally entitled to an accommodation. Earth Networks will consider and review reasonable accommodation requests based on medical or religious grounds for qualified candidates. Benefits: Medical, Dental and vision coverage PLUS flexible spending accounts Generous 401(k) company match Company-paid life insurance and short/long term disability 15 days of Paid Time Off accrued in your first year! An additional day every year after! 8 Company Holidays + 2 Floating Holidays Spot Bonuses Working with co-workers that are passionate about our products and solutions! AEM and Earth Networks are equal opportunity employers.