Controller: Leaders wanted

As a controller for Engine Room, you manage multiple clients and projects simultaneously. You’re a strong leader who supplies professional training and motivation to team members.


As a member of our team, you exude our cultural ethos internally and externally. You play a role in the growth of the firm, too. Here are specific skills you’ll need and responsibilities you’ll own:


  • You work on projects with medium complexity. You motivate yourself and require little structure.
  • You communicate exceptionally well. You’re good at explaining complex accounting issues.
  • You’re a collaborator who thrives in a dynamic environment. You’re at ease toggling between strategic work and small executional details.
  • You’re an excellent problem solver.
  • You manage your time well and deliver client work on time and on budget.
  • You know how to manage, develop and motivate teams.


  • Review your own and others’ work for thoroughness and accuracy.
  • Serve as primary contact and team lead for assigned clients.
  • Own final work product, as defined in client scope of work. Ensure deliverables are completed on time and on budget.
  • Think ahead to anticipate client needs.
  • Serve as main interface with client audit teams.
  • Participate in on-boarding of new clients.
  • Prepare client consolidations, financial statements and budgets.
  • Maintain compliance calendar for assigned clients and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Take responsibility for all balance sheet accounts, including debt and equity.
  • Implement policies and procedures.
  • Research and resolve accounting issues.
  • As necessary, perform month-end close, account reconciliations and other hands-on tasks.
  • Help review resumes and interview prospective team members.
  • Take on other job-related tasks or projects, when asked to.


You report to the director of outsourced services, or the director of expertise on demand.

Our environment

  • Energetic, warm, positive, supportive culture
  • Exceptional collection of finance and accounting talent
  • Vibrant, growing company
  • Inspirational, visionary clients making meaningful breakthroughs
  • Start-up thrills, without the risk
  • Flexibility and quality of life
  • Endless opportunities for learning and growth
  • Outstanding selection of snacks

To apply

Contact Heidi Green, Recruiting Manager, at 925-246-5854 ext 106 or
[email protected].