Controller

Summary:

 

Browne Consulting Group is a boutique consulting firm providing accounting, finance, and human resource support to venture backed start-ups and to publicly traded life science and technology companies.  We’re in search for a highly motivated full-time Controller who is eager to make a huge difference in our client’s businesses.  In this role, you’ll provide part-time Controller services to 4 to 6 clients simultaneously through a combination of remote work and on-site meetings in the Cambridge area and Boston suburbs.

 

You will become a key part-time member of each client’s fast-growing organization, where you will learn about and understand their business model, all while being the accounting expert and day-to-day point of contact that they will rely on.  Clients will count on you to help develop financial controls and procedures, manage the accounting, finance and HR aspects of fast-growing companies, and supervise junior accounting staff as each company scales from seed stage through Series A and beyond.

 

Responsibilities:

The candidate will be the day-to-day point of contact for several clients and responsibilities include:

  • Manage the monthly close and annual reporting process

  • Prepare investor and board related financial reports and decks

  • Produce budgets, variance analysis, and cash flow forecasts

  • Work with external Audit, Tax, and Valuation firms

  • Own and update the cap table

  • On board new employees and process payroll

  • Maintain census and employee records

  • Oversee the 401(k) plan, compliance, and reporting

  • Work with our benefits broker to setup and maintain health benefits

  • Maintain corporate insurance policies and other business administration responsibilities

  • Initially handle all A/P and vendor payments

 

Job Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required, MBA or Master’s preferred

  • CPA required; Big 4 or top tier public accounting firm experience preferred

  • 7+ years of progressive accounting experience required

  • Previous experience working in Life Science or Technology companies desired

 

Job Details:

  • Health benefits, HSA, holidays, PTO, commuting benefit and a matching 401(K)

  • Expected to average 45 hours per week (includes billable, training, PTO, holidays)

  • Traveling onsite to clients in the Cambridge suburbs and working remotely two days per week.

  • COVID considerations - fully remote until Fall 2021

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