We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Controller to join ASM International’s finance team. The Controller will play a pivotal role in ensuring the accuracy, integrity, and transparency of our financial operations. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in accounting, financial management, and non-profit regulations. As the Controller, you will collaborate closely with the executive leadership and contribute to the organization's overall financial strategy and decision-making process.
This role will report to the Director of Finance and engage with all areas of the organization. The Controller will also play a critical role in the administration and maintenance of key software tools used to manage the organization, and continually look for improvements to process and systems.
Oversee all aspects of financial management, including budgeting, forecasting, cash flow management, and financial reporting.
Develop and maintain financial policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and best practices.
Monitor financial performance against budgets, identify variances, and provide insights to leadership.
Manage financial software and identify opportunities for improved integration and processes.
Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
Coordinate the annual audit process and liaise with external auditors to ensure timely completion and accuracy of audited financial statements.
Provide insightful analysis of financial data to support decision-making and strategic planning.
Budgeting and Forecasting:
Lead the annual budgeting process in collaboration with department heads, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives.
Prepare financial forecasts and projections to support short-term and long-term planning efforts.
Compliance and Regulatory Reporting:
Ensure compliance with all relevant accounting standards, tax regulations, and non-profit reporting requirements.
Prepare and submit required filings, including tax returns, grant reports, and government compliance reports.
Oversee day-to-day financial operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and banking activities.
Monitor cash flow, liquidity, and investment strategies to optimize financial resources.
Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement efficiency initiatives within the finance department.
Leadership and Team Management:
Manage and mentor a team of finance professionals, fostering their professional growth and development.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure effective communication and alignment of financial goals.
Prepare reports and interact with volunteer governance body, with the primary responsibility of reporting the organization’s financial performance.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; CPA designation preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible financial management experience, preferably in a non-profit organization.
Strong knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and regulations, including GAAP for non-profits.
Proficiency in financial software and systems; experience with accounting software and ERP systems preferred.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders.
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively across departments.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
Demonstrated leadership and team management experience.
This position is based at our organization's headquarters and requires a combination of in-office and remote work. Occasional evening and weekend work may be necessary, especially during critical financial reporting periods or audits.
Join our team and make a significant impact on our mission. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a positive and inclusive work environment, and the opportunity to contribute to positive change in the community.
ASM International was founded in 1913 and became known as the American Society for Metals. Today ASM International is the world's largest association of materials-focused engineers, scientists, technicians, educators, and students.
A member and volunteer based organization, ASM International serves as a central resource that gathers the latest applied information from the field and disseminates it back to industry, academia, and government through published content, classes, conferences, expositions, and local chapter engagement.
By acting as a catalyst for vigorous professional activities, ASM International fuels a passionate sense of community, energizes members to aspire to new levels of success and satisfaction, advances the development of materials, and ultimately elevates the importance of our professions.