Assistant Controller in Birmingham, AL at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/9/2021

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Job Description

Are you looking to step into an Assistant Controller role? This company has a family feel to the culture and, as such, is looking for a valuable key player to join their company. You will be in charge of the entire accounting procedures including month-end close procedures, journal entry postings, GL account reconciliations, internal control maintenance, financial compliance of financial statements, and daily and/or weekly analysis and reporting. In addition you will assist in other company matters including employee relations, technology issues, daily operations and human resources. The ideal candidate is someone who is comfortable stepping outside the lines of accounting to help to drive the business further wherever necessary, and possesses strong leadership skills.


  • Managing full cycle accounting including AP, AR, journal entries, bank reconciliations, and month-end close
  • Establishing and coordinating all accounting procedures for the business unit
  • Overseeing inventory and purchase orders while communicating regularly with operations and vendor relations
  • Providing daily and/or weekly analysis, and reporting on operational performance as it relates to the business activities
  • Assisting in the formulation of the budget and preparing the monthly budget variance analyses
  • Developing new processes and procedures for efficiencies
  • Overseeing office management including payroll, human resources management, and ERP maintenance and suggestions


  • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 5+ years of related experience, distribution and/or manufacturing accounting experience is a big plus
  • CPA is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, must be a team player