Corporate Controller


We are looking for an experienced financial controller to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as the development and management of internal control policies and procedures. This position requires leadership as well as detailed attention to timeliness, an accuracy of reporting and other financial analysis, providing the executive team with the most relevant information to make informed business decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, cash management, GL and project cost accounting, federal government contract accounting, materials, inventory and cost accounting, and Revenue Recognition.

  • Build and manage an accounting team which may be in excess of 10 staff. This includes development, recruiting and training as needed.

  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances, ensuring timeliness and accuracy of the information

  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements, in accordance with policies and procedures as directed by the executive team.

  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting, in accordance with regulatory policies and procedures.

  • Lead and execute month-end and year-end close process

  • Ensure proper review and quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting

  • Implement effective internal controls

  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

  • Manage the audit process and relationships with US / international audit firms.

  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Proven experience as a controller/senior accountant

  • 15+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience

  • Degree in Accounting (BA or MA)

  • CPA required

  • Technology software, hardware and manufacturing experience preferred

  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP accounting principles and procedures and ability and willingness to learn regulatory policies and procedures (FARS).

  • Experience creating financial statements as well as general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process

  • Experience with complex ERP and financial systems

  • Experience implementing new financial systems and processes, and in re-engineering practices for efficiency

  • Experience with multi-currency accounting a plus

  • Experience with consolidations of multiple entities

Required Competencies:

  • Integrity – Adherence to business’ ethical principles; demonstrated honesty and courage

  • Intellectual Curiosity – A demonstrated interest in personal and professional lifelong learning and development

  • Leadership – Ability to clearly articulate an inspiring vision for people to follow

  • Planning – Planning and prioritizing work to manage time effectively and to accomplish priorities

  • Interpersonal Skills –Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others

  • Commercial Orientation – Ability to identify market opportunities and the effective implementation of strategies for improved financial performance for the short and long-term


For full consideration, please submit the following by December 31, 2018 to

cover letter identifying the position | resume

About Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc.: Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc. is a leader in frequency-modulated continuous wave (FMCW) Lidar and supporting analytic tools. Blackmore’s technology and unique approach bring the advanced toolsets of modern radar into the optical domain. We support intense mission-critical environments, where direct-detect 3D imagers are cost and performance limited. Examples of current use of our technology include self-driving vehicles and defense applications.

Blackmore is located in Bozeman, Montana, a vibrant and beautiful university town surrounded by mountains and ideal for outdoor activities. Whether you like camping, biking, hiking, fishing, skiing or just gazing at beautiful scenery, Bozeman is a great place to live and work.

Hyalite Reservoir, approx. 20 minutes from Blackmore’s Headquarters

Hyalite Reservoir, approx. 20 minutes from Blackmore’s Headquarters