Corporate Controller – Boston, MA – Leisure, Travel & Tourism

An international travel firm that provides international travel and discovery services doing over a 1B in annual revenue is looking to hire a Corporate Controller to their growing team. The firm offers small ship & river cruises, overseas adventure travel, escorted trips, land adventures, small ship adventures, and other related services.

Attached are the responsibilities: 

Close the accounting books on a monthly basis and annual basis in a materially complete and accurate manner and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and compare the actual results vs the company forecast to identify & resolve any discrepancies in the following P&L line items:

a. Revenue

b. Discounts

c. Cost of goods sold

d. Other acquisition costs

e. General & administrative expenses

f. Capital expenditures (Fleet & IT)

The Actual vs Forecast report will be directed to the CFO with the Cost of goods sold section directed to the VP Finance, in Dubrovnik for follow-up action. Safeguard the assets of the company by employing proper accounting, compliance & control procedures over:

a. Cash – control & minimize cash overseas; pay vendors in accordance with contracts in a timely manner

b. Cash denominated in foreign currencies – enter into forward FX contracts to take delivery of foreign currencies based on estimated needs and periodically reassess contracts vs needs to direct actions to focus the company on selling certain trips to realize related currency gains & to maintain the minimum amount of cash in foreign currencies

c. Prepaid costs and deposits – minimize through contracts with vendors

d. Receivables – collect the full value of monies owed to the company in a timely manner

e. VAT – comply with regulations in the most advantageous way for the company

The payment of vendors in accordance with contracts involves periodic interaction between the world-wide accounts payable team, the team of regional finance managers and the ship finance team. 

Experience & Job Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college or university, advanced degree (MBA) or CPA preferred

  2. 12 – 15 years of accounting experience (companies with international operations a plus)

  3. Organizationally analytical with exceptional problem-solving skills 

  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  5. Proven ability to lead an accounting/finance team and to be the financial partner to company executives

This role is a full-time hybrid opportunity (3 days in 2 at home) that will offer up to 200K base, bonus, and great benefits. If you are interested in this opportunity, please reach out to Vincenzo Kulturides directly at


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