Assistant Controller in Norcross, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/12/2019

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    Norcross, GA
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Job Description

Vaco is helping one of our longstanding clients in Norcross find a new Assistant Controller to lead our client's general accounting and financial reporting processes along with all transactional functions as well as assist the Controller with various financial matters (financial analysis etc). This role is targeted at between $110K and $130K and our client is looking for someone that currently holds a title of Accounting Manager or Assistant Controller (or equivalent) with aspirations to move into a Controller role over the next 3-5 years. Our client would also consider someone moving directly out of public accounting. An active CPA is required for this role.


  • Management of accounting functions, including cash balancing, general ledger account reconciliations, and monthly close
  • Lead financial reporting functions, including monthly budget and forecast, cash flow, investment, and premium reports for internal and external purposes
  • Assist in preparation of balance sheet and P&L account analysis & reconciliations as it relates to inventory and manufacturing issues for executives and board members
  • Management of accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Management of outsourced internal control function and annual internal controls testing engagement
  • Management of financial statement audit
  • Review and preparation of tax provision and working with tax consultants on tax strategy and execution
  • Backfill the Controller responsibilities as necessary when business demands warrants
  • Assist with process improvement strategies for all accounting function
  • Perform special projects on an as needed basis


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and/or Finance
  • Active CPA is required for consideration
  • 5+ years' work experience in accounting or finance
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Experience in or knowledge of manufacturing, distribution or related industry (dealing with inventory) strongly preferred
  • Master's Degree preferred
  • Experience with SAP or JDE preferred
  • Advanced MS Excel Skills