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Date Added: Tue 24/08/2021

Corporate Controller

Baltimore, MD, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Corporate Controller


Our client, a well-known, publicly-traded company in the Baltimore, MD area is looking to hire a Corporate Controller as the current Controller will be retiring! The Corporate Controller will provide critical leadership and management of the overall accounting team. Responsibilities include team management of the general ledger group and fixed asset teams, overall accounting management, acquisition integration, purchase accounting and other critical projects, as assigned.

The organization boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its employees with the tools and training necessary to perform as this person would be trained by the current Controller, and report directly to the CAO. The company provides excellent benefits, a highly lucrative and competitive compensation package to include base salary, bonus, and equity! Some travel will be required.


  • 4 weeks PTO+VAC

  • All major paid holidays

  • Full medical insurance--HSA with employee contribution to deductible

  • 401k+match up to 6%

  • Stock options

  • Competitive base salary

  • Large bonus eligibility

  • Company Equity

  • Flexibility and potential hybrid work situation


  • Provide strong leadership and overall workplan/workload distribution to the GL and Fixed Asset teams

  • Ensure team objectives are met regarding deadlines, controls, documentation, accuracy

  • Work seamlessly with the reporting team to ensure quality, efficiency and accurate results

  • Oversee company consolidation

  • Responsible for management oversight of critical accounting estimates, controls, documentation and annual audit

  • Complete quarterly balance sheet reviews by legal entity and complete detailed reviews of reconciliations

  • Design and implement SOX controls for new combined company ERP and financial processes

  • Work with Internal Audit and external audit to efficiently complete walk throughs and controls testing

  • Communicate regularly with decentralized international teams regarding monthly results, controls, ongoing projects, statutory audits and ad hoc operational/accounting matters

  • Have a detail understanding of the accounting and financial systems

  • Coordination with reporting and technical accounting team on areas of focus

  • Responsible for closing balance sheet and opening balance sheet activities related to acquisitions, including design, testing and documentation of SOX controls

  • Assist with acquisition due diligence processes

  • Responsible for integration of the general ledger, accounting teams and related accounting processes


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance

  • CPA certification required

  • Minimum of 15 years of accounting experience required in a growth and transformation company environment, including public company, SOX and Big 4 audit experience

  • Minimum of 10 years leadership/supervisory experience

  • Detailed experience with financial systems (Hyperion, SAP a plus)

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute in a fast-paced, acquisitive, growth company

  • Proficient using Microsoft Suite, ERPs, consolidation tools, and other ad hoc systems used in the accounting process

  • Very strong analytical skills

  • Very strong oral and written communication skills throughout all levels of the organization

  • Detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple time-sensitive projects simultaneously

  • Ability to work/think critically independently and as well as be part of the team and execute tasks as needed

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