Assistant Controller / Accounting Manager ($70-$90/hour) in Sandy Springs at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/13/2022

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    Sandy Springs
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    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Updated 5-13-22 (3 new hybrid roles in Sandy Springs - target $80 an hour pay)

Vaco is working with a new client in the Transportation arena to provide immediate need accounting and finance support at the Controller / Assistant Controller / Accounting Manager levels. Targeted pay for these roles is $80 an hour depending on experience. These roles are hybrid (3 days a week in client's Sandy Springs offices) Roles are related to financial reporting and/or operational month-end close accounting.

Representative Responsibilities:

* Assist in preparing GAAP financial statements, which includes data analysis, document preparation, integrity validation, and reconciliation processes including receivables and payables, bank accounts etc
* Actively manage month end close processes to ensure accounting entries and processes are completed timely and accurately
* Ensure that financial information is recorded in accordance with U.S. GAAP and applicable regulations and consistent with established company policy and procedures
* Provide regular review and analysis of balance sheets and income statement accounts owned by the Senior/Staff Accountants
* Manage activities of staff establishing department goals, defining roles and responsibilities, and implementing process improvement initiatives
* Work alongside FP&A and accounting management to deliver relevant and timely reporting of financial data
* Assist with internal and external audits
* Recommend improvements to process flows, processes and procedures
* Act as liaison with other departments and external parties concerning subsidiary accounting information flow of client funds and other assigned areas
* Mentor and coach the team; support team members' growth and professional development
* Participate in accounting projects as necessary


* BS degree in Accounting; CPA a plus
* Minimum 7 years related accounting experience (At least 3 in a supervisory role)
* Excellent interpersonal skills, collaborative management style
* Customer service orientation and ability to successfully resolve issues
* Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational, writing and presentation skills
* Detail-oriented with superior analytical and problem-solving skills
* Excellent computer skills including Excel and data analysis