LYNN BENOIT

CORPORATE CONTROLLER

 

ROLE

Lynn is responsible for all financial reporting, continued improvement of Skyline’s accounting procedures and preparing accounting systems for growth and geographic expansion.

BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

Lynn holds over 10 years of experience in accounting, primarily focused in the construction industry, spanning both the public and private sectors.  Prior to joining Skyline, she worked as a manager for a public accounting firm, where she implemented new leases and new revenue recognition accounting standards. Lynn also worked as a manager for a $4B construction management firm, where she was responsible for consolidations, business combinations, foreign currency translation adjustments and revenue recognition. 

Lynn holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with an Accounting concentration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Master of Science in Accountancy from Northeastern University.  She is also a licensed CPA in Massachusetts and California.

MANAGEMENT STYLE

Lynn takes a hands-on approach when working with her team to identify problems and roadblocks, while working as a collective unit to design and implement solutions.  When asked questions, she takes the time to explain either the background accounting or the business reasoning that drives the response, as a mechanism to promote continued learning and growth of her colleagues.

INTERESTS & HOBBIES

Lynn enjoys running and has completed six full marathons (including 3 Boston Marathons).  She also enjoys traveling internationally, taking annual trips to different countries to explore the culture and cuisine.  Her most recent trip was to Guatemala and Belize and she has her eyes set on the Philippines next.