Assistant Controller

Date: Feb 28, 2024

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Optos

Assistant Controller

Location:  Hybrid - Marlborough, MA office location



Responsible for managing the order to cash process. Help develop reports and analysis for the management team. Provide audit assistance and compliance with internal controls.  Assist controller with month-end close and other tasks as required.  Position will have 3 direct reports.



•    Oversee coordination of internal and external audit processes related to the Order to Cash Process from an accounting perspective. Provide documentary evidence of audit compliance during regular internal and external audit cycles.
•    Supporting the control environment via the development of processes & procedures to enhance controls
•    Assist with month end close tasks
•    Perform backup duties for controller as needed
•    Prepare cash forecasting, ensure timely posting of cash receipts and confirmation of cash balances.
•    Develop reports on key metrics that can identify trends and drive decisions for the management team.
•    Manage invoicing and credit memo process to ensure successful billing to customers in US, Canada and Latin America
•    Manage order to cash process associated with 3rd party finance partners. Identify ways to improve collection times.
•    Proactively identify ways to streamline and improve current processes (i.e. reduce manual work by partnering with other dept for better solutions)
•    Responsible for oversight of the bad debt process. Includes booking the monthly bad debt reserve, submitting w/o request to parent company and providing group reporting requirements around aged debt and provision.



•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration is required
•    CPA or CPA track is highly desirable
•    High level of proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft applications
•    7+ years of progressive work experience in finance or accounting
•    2+ years management or supervisory experience
•    Willing to evaluate and challenge status quo and take action to change when necessary 
•    Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally 
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
•    Experience with Microsoft Great Plains (GP Dynamics) or similar system is a plus



At Optos, we offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package.


Equal opportunity employer including disability and veteran status.


If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience and want to join a great team, please click on the Apply button!


Nearest Major Market: Boston