Assistant Controller (Contract to HIre | $70-$90/hour) in Kennesaw at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/6/2022

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Job Description

Updated 9-6-22 (New mostly remote role in Kennesaw, GA - target $80 an hour pay - contract to hire):

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 this role is $80 an hour (will consider a range from 70-90) depending on experience. These roles are hybrid (1 day a week in client's Kennesaw offices so local metro Atlanta candidates only)

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 with emphasis on prepaids, accruals, fixed assets, payroll and insurance accounting as well as intercompany transactions
* 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
* Local candidates only; the expectation for this hybrid assignment which is temp to hire is 1 day a week in their Kennesaw offices