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Weston & Sampson Controller - Finance in Reading, Massachusetts

Weston & Sampson is seeking a Controller – Finance with 20+ years of experience in the Reading office. Responsible for delivering accurate and timely financial statements on a monthly and quarterly basis that support external financial reporting, as well as, the internal Leadership team in understanding core business performance. Supports the CFO with ensuring a comprehensive understanding of all key business drivers and assists with delivering financial models that enable insightful, value-added analysis across the company.

What you’ll do:

  • Performs Month, Quarter, and Year-end analysis

  • Supervise, manage, and assist accounting team

  • Assess the company’s financial performance against revenue forecasts and the long-term strategy

  • Partners with team members to analyze results and ensure complete understanding of monthly results and performance

  • Prepares monthly snapshot reports with commentary for management

  • Understand and analyze revenue projections, backlog and the revenue recognition process

  • Advise staff on compliance issues

  • Assist with the preparation of Cash Flow forecasting and analysis

  • Performs critical, complex analysis as needed.

  • Provide both operational and strategic financial support to help drive the business.

  • Work with CFO to analyze trends, costs, performance, business drivers, and reporting.

  • Provide month-end reporting to leadership; present key insights or trends that require attention and enable leadership to manage established budgets.

  • Support scenario planning and forecasting.

  • Assist with the preparation of the company’s long-range plan.

  • Performs various ad-hoc requests for company leadership team.

    What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or related field.

  • 20+ years’ progressive experience

  • Active CPA license and public accounting background a plus.

  • Strong GAAP and technical knowledge.

  • Working knowledge of ERP systems.

  • Ability to work both independently and cross functionally.

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, manage to tight deadlines, and maintain strong detail orientation.

  • Outstanding presentation, reporting, and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude.

  • Independent worker and analytical thinker with the ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office skills required, especially Excel.


Your world is always changing, and so are we. Since 1899, Weston & Sampson has strived to make the world a better place by offering interdisciplinary design, engineering, and environmental services. Innovative and reliable for more than a century, we seek to implement a workplace culture in which all employees are empowered to do their best work while sharing the advantages of their own voice and experience. Join us as we grow.

About Us:

Weston & Sampson is an employee-owned company service public and private clients throughout the easter United States. With a staff of more than 700 professionals in offices along the East Coast, Weston & Sampson strives to achieve an exceptional workforce to support the diverse communities we serve and value differences as assets to the organization.

COVID-19 Response:

Employee health and safety remain at the forefront of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Corporate Response Team meets regularly to stay up to date with employee needs and concerns, safety protocols and equipment, saty-at-home advisories for all the states in which we operate, and current protocols for our office spaces. The majority of our personnel currently work from home two to three days a week with secure remote access to the company network. We have clear safety standards for in-person site visits or other situations that cannot be accommodated virtually. We also expanded accommodations for flexible schedules and established meeting-free Fridays.


Weston & Sampson is dedicated to improving the quality of life of both our clients and our employees. We are committed to treating our staff with the highest degree of professional respect, valuing differences, learning from each other, and encouraging our team members to grow and achieve. We provide a comfortable, safe working environment along with the state-of-the-art tools and equipment. We offer competitive salaries, a generous benefits packaged, and a welcoming corporate culture where people are recognized for their contributions.


Learn and contribute with collaborative teams in a friendly, professional, constantly improving environment.


Competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and career growth, in an equitable, family-friendly work environment.


Weston & Sampson is an equal opportunity employer, seeking talented, diverse technical and professional staff members. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.


Work on meaningful projects that transform the environment, with a team who values your ideas and shares your vision.

If interested, please submit your resume through our career portal:

Job LocationsUS-MA-Reading

Posted Date1 week ago(11/24/2021 12:52 PM)

ID 2021-2150

of Openings 1

Category Accounting/Finance