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Corporate Controller

Worcester, MA 01610

Posted: 02/21/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 612727 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Corporate Controller to oversee the finance and accounting teams of our company & subsidiaries. Direct and participate in the organization's financial planning and oversee day to day accounting while directing and participating in activities based upon the overall strategic objectives of our company. Will assist in developing and maintaining relationships with lending institutions, shareholders, and CPA firm.  

As a strong communicator and skilled financial analyst this position will lead the company’s finance & accounting department focused on close processes, reporting, cash & expense management and will be responsible for preparing consolidations and financial reporting. Will oversee the team that processes all transactional components of accounting PHI and subsidiaries.  


  • Oversee the activities of the finance & accounting department, including the design/responsibility matrix for  department structure adequate for achieving the company & department goals and objectives 

  • Provide comprehensive financial updates to C Suite by evaluating, analyzing, and reporting appropriate data points i.e. liquidity  

  • Develop and improve internal control guidelines, policies and procedures for budgeting, accounting, cash and credit management, administration, and other activities. 

  • Develop and coordinates the establishment of budget program 

  • Responsible for accuracy of company's general ledgers; maintaining accurate and detailed records. This includes all related agreements, reconciliations and contracts and lease agreements. Maintain and assist with all equipment leases under new ASU-842 guidelines. We use LeaseQuery. Technical Accounting includes aforementioned lease accounting, warrants, complex debt structure, transfer pricing, international FX to name a few.   

  • Work with Sr mgmt. team members in new ERP implementation – phase I go live May/June 2024 

  • Ensure compliance in reporting and filings related to financing, government and tax authorities.  Most noted are the requirements for:  Banking BBCs & Corporate Annual Reports etc.  

  • Ensure the timely and accurate reporting of all monthly/quarterly financial information through the effective management of the close process.  Assist in developing ad hoc reporting for internal and external business cases, annual planning, and miscellaneous Sales, Operations, and Finance Leadership. 

  • Provided training to new and existing staff as needed; Set goals for professional development. 

  • Strive for Best Business Practices which will include well thought out business controls, checks / balances, as we deploy improved methods related to the concept of segregation of duties. Support the CFO in specials projects and other related work. 

  • Support and work with all other departments 

  • Other projects/duties as assigned and as necessary. 

  • Oversees the annual audit of PHI and subsidiaries,  Quarterly Field Audits and other ad-hoc analyses; assist in drafting report and footnotes.  

  • Periodic Travel to Quebec for check-ins with Subsidiary 


Directly supervises the following personnel: Accounting Manager & Senior Account along with Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable accounting professionals. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   

Ten or more years of professional accounting experience; corporate accounting experience for company with revenues greater than $100M preferable with public /private mix. 

Exemplary history of audit experience  

Ability to lead departments and individuals 

Experience with corporate consolidations, US GAAP, controls and processes, experience with process improvements, ability to performed detailed account analysis in general ledger and sub ledgers 

Experience in managing payroll, with focus on streamlining accounting processes. 

Strong understanding of banking processes and borrowing bases and financial data analysis 

Strong written and oral communication skills 

Experience with manufacturing accounting ERP applications  

Ability to successfully multi-task the management and delivery of multiple complex projects in a dynamic, fast-paced environment 

Strong ability to meet deadlines 

Ability to get along with diverse personalities, tactful, mature, flexible. Strong analytical and reasoning abilities. Sound judgment. 

Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree from 4-year college or university (specializing in Finance or Accounting) 
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