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Meso Scale Diagnostics Rockville Full-Time
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The Controller will be directly responsible for leading the General Ledger, Financial Reporting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll and some Treasury functions. Additionally, this key executive will provide information to, and actively participate/collaborate on activities with the following Finance functions: International Finance, Financial Planning and Analysis and limited tax compliance.  He/she will be a critical member of the Finance team, and lead the existing team to perform all duties required. 

This role is best suited for an individual who can set and implement policies and processes, and has a strong fundamental base in US GAAP.  The candidate will be a leader and an execution oriented change agent evolving the existing processes and procedures over time.  They will leverage the existing ERP (JD Edwards), general ledger, and other financial software tools in combination with his/her implementation of new policies, processes and procedures, to achieve industry standards and/or best practices of execution in all areas of responsibility. 

Key Responsibilities:


1.     Oversee month-end and year-end financial close processes

2.     Implement and provide executives with guidance on technical accounting changes

3.     Oversee the reconciliation of various balance sheet and income statement accounts

4.     Maintain the General Ledger and Chart of Accounts

5.     Prepare Annual US GAAP / IFRS financial statements (Limited)

6.     Manage the annual audit process and lead interactions with auditors

7.     Direct the Company’s accounting policies

8.     Maintain fiscal records and internal controls

9.     Develop and produce reporting packages on the overall company, business segments, revenues, expenses, and balance sheet accounts as needed by the Executive management team

10.  Review detailed account schedules

11.  Review financial reports with various business/functional leaders and the Executive management team

12.  Manage and monitor daily cash flows

13.  Support the preparation of reporting for banks, vendors, and financing partners

14.  Forecast cash flow positions, and related borrowing needs with FP&A and International Finance teams

15.  Support other Finance functions in regular and ad-hoc basis: International Finance, FP&A, Tax, Legal/Governance, Human Resource

Job Requirements:


           Big 4 (or equivalent) experience required

           7+ years of professional experience with responsibility for all facets of accounting

           Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy, while handling multiple tasks and maintaining controls

           Ability to mentor, train, and lead a team

           Excellent communication skills

           Ability to organize and prioritize in a fast-paced environment

           Professional maturity and presentation

           Ability to be hands on with day to day accounting functions

           Accountable for performance with exceptional work ethic

Recommended skills

Financial Statements
Balance Sheet
Income Statement
General Ledger
Internal Controls
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