Controller Executive Management | Seattle, WA, United States
Logic20/20 is one of Seattle’s fastest growing full service consulting firms. We have two key areas of expertise: business and technology consulting. Our core competency is creating simplicity and efficiency where these two business practices intersect. Although we make it look like magic, we succeed by combining methodical and structured approaches with our substantial experience to design elegant solutions for even the most intricate challenges.
We were founded on the premise that most projects are simply too complex and too difficult for the problem they are trying to solve. Our project managers, senior consultants, and software development engineers are always seeking to add value for our clients by utilizing their extensive experience and creativity while grounded in the fundamentals of successful business and technical delivery strategies.
We bring simplicity and predictability to engagements and help clients significantly improve their efficiency through the use of proven technology and business management strategies.
Our continued rapid growth is in response to our ability to deliver consistently for our clients, which is directly related to the quality of the people we hire. Our typical hires have a “Big 4” consulting background, with 4-15 years of experience, and are people who are looking to have more control over their careers. Our business is our people.
Our consultants are fun to work with, highly self-motivated, comfortable conceiving strategies on the fly, and able to work well individually or as part of a team. Our environment is very high-energy, demanding, and requires an individual with remarkable enthusiasm and a can-do attitude.
The Controller drives revenue, profitability and sustainability by continuously improving the efficiency and reliability of financial operations and internal reporting at Logic20/20. (S)he will seek to minimize all unnecessary risks and encumbrances relating to financial processes, and will be able apply his/her expertise with operational excellence to make material improvements to our market reach and profitability. (S)he will need to continually improve the quality and consistency of internal processes to ensure they are seamless, efficient, predictable and resilient. S(he) will work closely with managers and consultants to not only educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures but also to explore how the finance function can further support and integrate with other company functions.
The Controller will report directly to the President of Logic20/20. S(he) will collaborate heavily with the Directors at Logic20/20 as well as the operational, consulting, business development and recruiting teams.
Core responsibilities for this position include:
Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures; maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions
Establish financial and administrative systems to support program operations
Lead the annual budgeting and planning process; administer and review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate
Ensure that accounting and payroll functions are completed in a timely and efficient manner
Responsible for tracking, reporting and follow-up of accounts receivable
Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
Analyze and predict cash flow and ensure optimization of cash usage
Participate in salary review and establishing future projections
Manage outsourced functions and provide vendor management (e.g., benefits, off-shore partners, etc.)
o Vendor selection and negotiation
o Monitor and manage vendor relationships and spend
Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics; provide for a system of managing cost reports
Identify and implement cost reductions where appropriate
Participate in client account planning and contract negotiation
An undergraduate degree in a relevant field; an advanced degree or MBA is preferable
Demonstrated success in prior roles related to Controller and operations management in a fast growing service company, preferably consulting
Prior experience developing budgets, managing financial operations, overall operation & delivery management, contracts negotiation and execution
The skills and enthusiasm to create long-term, mutually beneficial business relationships with internal management team, consultants as well as external customers and teaming partners
Must have an entrepreneurial drive and a “fire in the belly”
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; an out-of-the-box thinker with the desire to improve processes, tools and standards proactively
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project and Visio
Be able to resolve problems in a timely manner and have excellent time management, communications, decision making, presentation, personal interaction, and organizational skills
Compensation & Benefits
We offer competitive compensation and a full benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k). The Controller will be a full-time salaried employee who will accrue company holidays and annual paid time off.
One of the most important benefits is the opportunity to work in an incredibly exciting and rapidly growing firm. The best part is that we are a group of highly dedicated and competent professionals that deliver results and have fun along the way.
Principals only, please.
Discipline: Accounting & Controls
Experience: Less than 5 Years
Company: Logic20 / 20