Financial Controller

Fair Haven, New Jersey, United States


Who Are We?

ForeFront (Fair Haven, NJ) is a global technology consulting firm. Our expertise enables enterprise-wide digital transformation through cloud strategy, systems integration, agile delivery and change management of custom applications. We work with technology disruptors to accelerate business transformation and solve some of the industry’s most complex challenges in the life sciences, retail, media, and high-tech. Our commitment is to keep your business at the forefront.

Why Join Us?

We were voted as one of 2017's Best Places to Work in NJ. Our team loves it here because of our environment, the various challenging projects they get to engage in at once, and the investment we make in training and growing our people.

What is the role?

The Controller is accountable for the accounting operations to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of our reported financial results, and responsible for cash management and risk management.


What You Need for this Position?


Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures

Manage outsourced functions

Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure that is adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives


Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner

Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable

Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly

Process payroll in a timely manner

Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed

Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis


Issue timely and complete financial statements

Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual reports

Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations

Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics

Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts

Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management

Provide for a system of management cost reports

Provide financial analyses as needed, for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations


Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit

Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants

Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings


Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification preferred

10+ years in a senior leadership role within an accounting department

Background in Big 4 Public Accounting a plus

Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

Experience with creating financial statements

Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process

Excellent accounting software user and administration skills

Outstanding communication and presentation skills.

Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence and executive presence – ability to motivate staff.

Excellent analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills

Significant experience working with external auditors, internal controls and compliance-related issues

Excellent written & verbal communication skills


What's in It for You?

Great growth opportunity with a nice work-life balance and competitive salary, medical benefits, paid vacation and much more:

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