Corporate Controller

Firefly Aerospace

Firefly Aerospace

Accounting & Finance
Posted on Saturday, March 4, 2023


Firefly Aerospace Inc. is an American end-to-end space transportation company committed to providing economical and convenient access to space for small payloads through the design, manufacture, and operation of reliable launch and spacecraft vehicles. Firefly’s launch vehicles utilize common technologies, manufacturing infrastructure, and launch capabilities, providing LEO launch solutions for up to ten metric tons of payload. Combined with Firefly’s in-space vehicles, such as the Space Utility Vehicle (SUV) and Blue Ghost Lunar Lander, Firefly provides the space industry with a single source for missions from LEO to the surface of the Moon or beyond. Firefly is headquartered in Cedar Park, TX.


Firefly is seeking an experienced Controller who has a passion for working a high-growth environment. We are looking for a detail oriented, roll-up-your-sleeves energetic person that seeks to make a positive impact with the company’s accounting and financial operations. This position is responsible for overseeing all accounting activities and to assume direct responsibility for the quality, accuracy and timeliness of financial information provided to internal and external parties.


  • Responsible for the financial monthly, quarterly and annual close
  • Lead the efforts to ensure that the systems, internal controls and infrastructure are in place to support a high- growth manufacturing business.
  • Manage accounts receivable, accounts payable, cost accounting, contract analysis, revenue recognition, and general ledger functions.
  • Manage stock based compensation and equity, accounts receivable, accounts payable, cost accounting, contract analysis, revenue recognition, and general ledger functions
  • Primary interface with our external auditor and government auditors.
  • Responsible for cost accounting activities including maintenance of standard costs and inventory reporting .
  • Responsible for financial reporting, including statutory reporting and tax reporting
  • Ad hoc reporting
  • Responsible for accounting function process improvements and process automation

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in accounting
  • CPA is required
  • Public company experience at a hardware and manufacturing environment is mandatory
  • 15+ years’ experience in the accounting and finance.
  • 7+ years experience managing accountants and the accounting and finance process.
  • Experience with SOX404 and internal controls.


  • Credibility, ethical, full disclosure and clean financial history
  • Experience with cost accounting and international subsidiaries required
  • Ability to handle confidential information including payroll and other data
  • Conscientious about timeliness of assignments and quality of work product
  • Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner
  • Must understand GAAP, ASC606 revenue recognition standards, SOX 404 internal controls and financial reporting technical skills
  • Experience with excel financial modeling and Board level Powerpoint presentations

Firefly offers outstanding benefits for our employees, including generous health, dental and vision plans with low plan deductibles, parental leave, educational reimbursement, short term disability, pet Insurance, and flexible PTO options.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Firefly Aerospace, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Firefly is governed based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.