Financial Controller in Burlington, MA at QSA Global

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

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Job Description

Our Company

QSA Global specializes in providing high quality radiation sources, non-destructive testing (NDT) equipment and products, and security X-ray systems.  Our products are used in a wide variety of testing and measurement applications, specializing in non-destructive testing but also including x-ray florescence, neutron activation analysis, thickness/level/mass/flow gauging, oil well logging, nuclear reactor startup, and security imaging & inspection.  QSA Global has a worldwide reputation for quality, reliability and safety. We are committed to exceeding our customers’ expectations.

QSA is a separate division within Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Company (84 autonomous divisions).  ITW is a global fortune 200 diversified industrial manufacturer of value added consumables and specialty equipment with related service businesses.  The company focuses on solid growth, improving profitability and strong returns across its 84 divisions with total global revenue of $14.3 billion in 2017.

We are seeking an experienced Financial Controller to join QSA Global as a key member of the Divisional leadership team. 

Position Summary

Reporting to the VP/GM of the Division, the Financial Controller serves as a key business partner to enable above average market growth and operational efficiency.  In addition, this leader role is responsible for managing the global accounting and finance organization.  Functions include the worldwide consolidation and reporting process (which includes reporting to both the parent company and internal management) and heading the worldwide finance and accounting functions of the company. QSA Global has locations in the US, Czech Republic, and Korea.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Planning, reporting and analysis

  • Participation in all major financial decisions of the business.

  • Responsible for Financial reporting and consolidation of the businesses located in the US, Europe, Asia.

  • Proactive internal reporting – Identify potential issues/opportunities and recommend solutions.

  • Financial analysis of actual results to highlight variances to key strategic plans/forecasts.

  • Monthly management information reporting including presentation of results to internal management.

  • Forecasting and Planning (Annual and Long Range Plans).

  • Control procedures – compliance with all ITW Policies and Procedures (Including internal and external audits).


  • Management and development of the five-member finance team.

  • Leverage and drive the Front to Back 80/20 Business Process and Toolbox principles within the organization to drive growth, enhance efficiency and eliminate complexity from the business processes.

  • Ensure the organization operates within all Corporate financial and compliance guidelines.

Leadership Expectations – ITW

  • Strategically Positions Business to Win in Markets. ITW leaders understand what is required to win. They are strategic and anticipate future trends. They bring an outside-in perspective to drive innovation in the organization. They demonstrate a strong enterprise mindset and do what is right for ITW.

  • Delivers Results. ITW leaders execute and deliver. They exhibit exceptional business acumen and excellent project management skills. They are stewards of the ITW Toolbox. They hold themselves accountable for consistently meeting ITW’s earnings targets.

  • Develops and Manages Talent. ITW leaders are outstanding developers of talent. They see talent as a strategic advantage and are constantly sourcing, coaching, and developing our people in order to build a talent pipeline. They motivate and inspire others to excel.

  • Leads Effectively. ITW leaders achieve outstanding performance with others. They are collaborative, communicate effectively, and can implement change. They are self-aware and know how to use personal influence rather than positional power to get things done. They role model ITW’s values.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Strong strategic leadership skills.

  • Strong simplification and continuous improvement mindset.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance required and a minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in a financial reporting.

  • Proven ability to perform multiple-entry financial consolidation, budgeting and forecasting.

  • Experience in reviewing and supervising accounting areas such as accounts payable, inventory, invoicing/accounts receivable and payroll. 

  • Ability to build constructive and effective relationships across the organization.

  • Proficiency in accounting software in addition to very strong Excel skills, Word and PowerPoint.  Power BI skills is a plus.

  • Effective presentation/communication skills.  Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the public.

  • Requires domestic and international travel.