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Job Order ID:210
Web Publication Date:2/12/2019
Job Location:Burlington, VT

Company Information:

Resonance is an award-winning frontier market solutions firm based in Burlington, Vermont, that helps a variety of donor, commercial and investor clients around the world to catalyze lasting impact. We envision a prosperous and just world of thriving markets, healthy ecosystems, and vibrant communities where business, governments and citizens work together creating a better world for all. Resonance seeks to catalyze large-scale social, environmental, and economic change by fostering new and dynamic forms of collaboration. We do this by fostering public-private partnerships, facilitating sustainable investment, and providing deep analytical insights in frontier markets. We strive to merge strategic insight with practical on-the-ground knowledge into an integrated approach that emphasizes results. We seek candidates who are ready to apply their analytical and problem-solving skills to some of our planet’s greatest challenges in an entrepreneurial, fun, and fast-paced environment. We are looking for passionate and committed people who can work in a highly collaborative environment to deliver results for our clients and stakeholders around the world.

Brief Description:

Resonance is seeking candidates to join our growing global consulting firm’s Finance department in the role of Controller. The Controller will serve as a leader in the Finance department and will be responsible for managing the accounting team, including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, GL, payroll, and cash management functions. This is a full-time position based in Burlington, VT, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer.


• Manage accounting operations and team members including: A/R, A/P, GL, payroll, and cash management functions
• Enhance and maintain systems of internal controls over transactions to verify the integrity of all financial transactions, data, systems, and processes
• Drive the completion of timely monthly financial close and production of financial statements
• Coordinate financial audits with independent auditors and regulatory agencies (DCAA), oversee preparation of required items
• Liaise with tax advisors to insure corporate income tax compliance and the accurate and timely completion of all corporate income tax return filings
• Support financial metrics for measuring company performance and operations
• Work with project managers to achieve financial goals for all contracts
• Support contract proposal activity and help create budgets and pricing responses to RFPs and RFQs
• Respond to CFO as assigned with accurate and timely work to facilitate financial needs
• Participate in a wide variety of special projects and compile a variety of special reports


• Minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a Controller or Accounting Manager, preferably with a US government contractor
• Prior supervisory experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance; advanced degree preferred (preference will be given to CPA or CMA candidates)
• Financial statement preparation
• Experience working in ERP / Accounting systems
• Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end closing process
• Ability to work with diverse teams in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
• Familiarity with cost accounting standards
• Eligibility to work in US
• Experience using Deltek Cost Point software preferred  

• Experience working in a USAID contracting environment preferred
• FAR/AIDAR knowledge preferred

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@resonanceglobal.com. Please include “Controller” in the email subject line, and save documents (cover letter, resume, and references) in one PDF as ‘Last Name_First Name.pdf’. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please. Resonance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.