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Company: 99Degrees Custom
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

We are Makers. We make what hasn't been made before, including a new model of US manufacturing.
Come help us make our future!

This position is one of several added in conjunction with our expansion in Lawrence!
We are looking for individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to roll up their sleeves to help build a future model of US manufacturing. If you love building processes and systems, working with a diverse and multilingual workforce, and learning how things are made from the inside, then you would be right at home at 99Degrees!
Lawrence MA-based, 99Degrees was founded in 2013 to transition US manufacturing into an advanced manufacturing industry through speed, agility, technology and a commitment to our region and workforce. We are a US contract manufacturer who produces technical activewear and wearable technologies for the most forward thinking global and high growth brands. We incubate advanced concepts, develop, prototype and sample, and produce in the US with unprecedented speed and agility. We have been recognized with top prizes from MIT's Inclusive Innovation Competition, MassChallenge and EforAll business accelerators and have been featured on NPR, PRI, MSNBC, and in the Boston Globe.
Our Values

  • Innovation: We pursue technologies that benefit us all. We change, adapt, and learn to capture and execute cutting edge and game changing ideas. We approach challenges with solutions.

    • Inclusivity: We celebrate diversity as a strength. We ensure that we all have a voice. We foster systemic inclusivity and equal opportunity.

      • Integrity: We are honest, fair, and principled. We do what is right even when it is difficult.

        • Quality: We work with purpose to set new standards for our industry, for US manufacturing, and for business.

          • People: We prioritize and invest in family, community, and wellness so that we all may pursue full and happy lives.

            This position is responsible for planning and directing the accounting operations of the company.
            WHAT YOU'LL DO

            • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures to ensure the accuracy, consistency, and reliability of numbers and reports.
            • Implement a system of controls over accounting transactions to minimize risk.
            • Protect assets by establishing, monitoring and enforcing internal controls.
            • Produce financial reports. Ensure that the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and internal financial reporting standards and expectations.
            • Manage month and year end closing procedures to ensure accurate and timely period closings.
            • Initiate improvements to current reports, forms, and tracking systems so that they serve as strong and effective communication tools and can easily be used for financial decision making.
            • Model scenarios and alternatives to support financial and strategic management.
            • Update and maintain our cash flow model and weekly cash flow reports. Manage customers and vendors to ensure predictable cash flow.
            • Manage the production of an annual budget and periodic forecasts by scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions.
            • Provide financial analysis, with emphasis on capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations.
            • Manage year-end financial statement review/audit process. Work with external auditors and provide needed information for financial reviews and/or audits.
            • File quarterly and annual reports.
            • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements.
            • Perform other related duties as necessary or assigned.
            • And any other related task that the supervisor deems to be necessary.

              Supervisory Responsibilities:

              • Oversee the operations of the Accounting Department, which includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, inventory, invoicing, cash management, cost accounting, general ledger, revenue recognition, period closings, and payroll.
              • Ensure that daily transactions are completed on time and with accuracy.
              • Oversee the training and advancement of the team. Identify training needs and work to resource them.
                WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
                Our ideal candidate will share our vision for the future of apparel manufacturing, will be a champion of our culture and our values. We are problem solving, collaborative, inclusive and evolving. If you are too---
                and have the following qualifications:

                • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration required.
                • 3-5 years experience as a controller for a manufacturing company.
                • Experience working with multiple legal entities under different legal umbrellas.
                • Experience with Finance reporting requirements.
                • Auditing, accounting and corporate finance experience.
                • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation preferred.
                • Familiarity with Quickbooks.
                • Expert level proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
                • Management skills.
                • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
                • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in entering financial data.
                • Outstanding math and research skills.
                • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
                • Deadline-driven with excellent time management ability.
                • Critical thinker with innovative problem-solving skills.
                • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
                • Proficient in accounting and tax preparation software.


                  • Bilingual (Spanish and English).

                    99Degrees Custom is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. 99Degrees Custom strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.PI176641326

Keywords: 99Degrees Custom, Lawrence , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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