Controller - Ministry of Supply

Boston, Massachusetts, United States | Full-time

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If you find yourself excited by “Scientifically Better” clothing, teamwork and a fast paced environment, come work with us! 

We started Ministry of Supply to solve a common problem: Dress clothes are stiff, stuffy, and high-maintenance. Born out of MIT in 2012, our mission is to engineer sharp, high-performing, comfortable clothes. By understanding your body in motion and using innovative materials, we are inventing apparel that's sweat proof, highly stretchable, and machine washable—dress clothes you actually want to wear.

 

Role Summary:

Leads Ministry of Supply’s accounting functions and for supporting varying business initiatives while ensuring maximum fiscal responsibility. This person is responsible for maintaining policies, procedures, and accounting systems. The Controller drives accurate and timely reporting, presenting findings and recommendations to management through appropriate channels, and strategic financial initiatives. 

Responsibilities

  • Set comprehensive controls to mitigate financial risk and safeguard assets
  • Establish strategic initiatives within accounting function to drive financial and operational improvements
  • Close monthly, quarterly, and annual financials
  • Oversee bill pay, accounts receivable, and all three financials statements 
  • Manage outsourced HR / payroll team on an ongoing basis
  • Develop actual vs. plan variances based on operating performance
  • Enhance the accuracy of reported financial results
  • Partner with other functions to educate and enhance departmental efficiency
  • Effectively present financial results and recommendations to key business partners 
  • Track key performance metrics and prepare financial reporting including, but not limited to, monthly financial statements, quarterly financial statements, and annual financial reports
  • Remain current and compliant with generally accepted accounting principles and ensure compliance

Requirements

  • Obtained a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field; CPA not required
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of experience in a relevant finance/accounting role
  • You can strike the balance of invention and convention and innovate on a daily basis
  • You embrace the unexpected and love how working at a startup can bring a new challenge every day
  • You enjoy working in a collaborative and culture focused environment
  • You look forward to putting in some extra time and elbow grease as needed

 

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  Our company is venture-backed, runs six stores across the United States, and is growing at a rapid pace.  Our team is kind, empathetic, funny, and ready to welcome new members. Join us!