Controller (Remote)


Boston, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 04/02/2021
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  • Company Address: 47 Pleasant St, Suite 2-S, Northampton, MA 01060

About MachineMetrics

Developer of an industrial IoT platform designed to offer production monitoring software for the manufacturing industry.

Job Description

We're looking for a talented Financial Controller to join our team! 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
  • Process 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 (Netsuite 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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