Controller – MC Squared, Inc.
Job Description Summary
The Controller is a key position in MC Squared and will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager and will lead and develop an internal team to support the following areas: finance, reporting, business planning and budgeting.
The Controller will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision relating to cost containment, revenue enhancement, profit improvement opportunities and safeguarding of the company’s assets.
Operational/Functional: o Improve and oversee accounting policies and procedures to meet both current and future business growth requirements of the enterprise to include continuous improvement of
Accounting and Financial Processes and the development of the team with the goal to achieve best practices and optimal output. o Oversee the external yearly FAR Audit o Prepare the financial section of the annual report. o Oversee the Cash Management function, including banking relationships. o Ensure that the internal accounting system is in compliance with all internal policies and relevant regulations including GAAS and ensure filings are completed in a timely manner. o Develop and oversee finance and operations controls and policies to ensure compliance in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the corporate office. Ensure effective follow up processes are in place. o Manage the financial system including the payroll function, ensuring maximum productivity and that it meets the needs of the business today and the future. o Perform other duties as assigned and may serve as “manager on duty”” as required.
Strategy and Planning: o Involvement with strategy development and implementation of short and long-term financial forecasts of financial performance for use with internal management and external parties. o Understanding and monitors re-engineering processes of the accounting system and large-scale systems change to ensure that plans, processes and programs are being utilized. o Develop, implement and maintain accounting and administrative policies and procedures for a wide-ranging set of activities including financial accounting and reporting, and other corporate policies.
Financial Management: o Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls. o Monitors and confirms financial condition by conducting audits; providing information to external auditors. o Maximizes return, and limits risk, on cash by minimizing bank balances; making investments. o Provides status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data.
o Monitors budget allocations, expenditures, fund balances and related financial activities for the purpose of ensuring that allocations are accurate, revenues are recorded, expenses are within budget limits and/or fiscal practices are followed.
Qualifications and Skills:
A candidate for this position must possess the following applicable knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to demonstrate and provide applicable examples to support his/her competency.
Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 8 to10 years of professional financial and operations management experience in the engineering or construction field.
The ideal candidate has experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination.
Ability to translate financial concepts and effectively collaborate with different departments who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds.
Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; knowledge of accounting and reporting software.
Assist with converting current QuickBooks over to a new more robust project cost accounting software such as Deltek Ajera.
Commitment to training programs that maximize individual and organization goals across the organization including best practices in accounting/ finance activities.
A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making
Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external clients.
Familiar with the requirements of FAR and FAR overhead audits.
A multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment
Experience in QuickBooks and Deltek accounting software’s.
Job Type: Full-time
Minimum of 8 to10 years accounting experience within the Engineering/ Construction Industry
Bachelor's in Accounting
A valid CPA or other related accounting designation
Why work for MC Squared?
At MC Squared, you are a part of a family where our values are part of our culture. No company can build a coherent culture without people who either share its core values or possess the willingness and ability to embrace those values. That’s why at MC Squared our most important asset – is our people. MC
Squared is experiencing growth at 40 percent a year over the last several years and our current backlog
shows the trend will continue. We have an exceptional executive leadership team. The firm is dedicated to safety, a positive attitude and commitment to exceptional work quality. We are exceptional people providing exceptional solutions.
Company Benefits: Excellent compensation and benefits package including medical, vision and dental insurance, supplemental benefits (cancer, accident, hospital indemnity, disability), 401(k) with match, profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.
Job Type: Full-time
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Retirement plan
- Paid time off
- Professional development assistance