Financial Controller

Octane Marketing is a fast-growing startup located in the heart of Portland, Maine’s vibrant Old Port.
  • Octane was born out a desire to do more; more for our clients and more for our employees
  • Excellent starting salaries
  • Generous compensation package that includes health, dental, vision insurance, life / AD&D insurance and short and long-term disability
  • Many opportunities for professional growth

At Octane, we combine the art and science of strategy, analytics, and design into a complete marketing solution.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $75,000 – $85,000

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm

Octane Marketing is looking for an experienced financial controller, or comptroller, to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, tax filing and compliance, budget, and forecasts preparation, as well as the development of internal control policies and procedures. Finance controller responsibilities will also include financial risk management.


  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Expense Accounting, and Revenue Recognition
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Additional controller duties as necessary
  • Office management duties will also be necessary from time to time


  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller or comparable role
  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • CPA or CMA preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks accounting platform
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (Master’s preferred)

Benefits available:

  • Excellent pay
  • Health, dental & vision insurance
  • Life/AD&D insurance
  • Long-term and short-term disability insurance
  • Vacation & PTO