Controller - $175K-$200K + bonus - Goleta/1x a month in Goleta, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/19/2022

Job Snapshot

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    Goleta, CA
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    Greater than 15 years
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Job Description

Controller - Deltek - Billing - M&A - GAAP - FAR - CPA - C.P.A. - Certified Public Accountant

Are you an experienced Controller within the construction, engineering, or transportation spaces who is looking for a role that will launch them into a CFO level role in the next 3-4 years? If so, then we are working on a Controller opportunity that you will be very excited about. Please read more about the opportunity below.

A professional services company near Goleta is looking for a Controller to join their team. Reporting to the CFO, the Controller will be responsible for transportation billing, revenue analysis, investor relations, and supporting mergers and acquisitions. To be considered for this role, Controller candidates should demonstrate excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills. Does this sound like someone you know? If so, then please read the full Controller job description below to see if this could be a good match.

This is a mostly remote role. Candidates should live in Southern California and be able to travel to the Goleta area once or twice a month (sometimes less).

What do you need for this Controller role?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field
  • 15+ years of accounting experience
  • Must have experience in industry that involves project billing
  • Must have experience with Deltek or a related software
  • Knowledge of US GAAP

What will you do in this Controller role?

  • Oversee month, quarter, and year-end close
  • Budget to actual metric reporting
  • Create financial reporting package
  • Present to management, bank, and PE company
  • Assist with corporate and departmental budgeting
  • Oversees accounting operations and the general ledger
  • Training and development of staff
  • Analyze, create, and implement internal controls
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives and create new processes and procedures as needed
  • Work with outside CPA firm during internal audit, tax season, and audit of financial statements

What is in this Controller role for you?

  • Potential equity opportunity
  • High growth role
  • CFO tracking opportunity
  • Hybrid role

So, if you are an experienced Controller with professional services and project billing experience who doesn't mind commuting to Goleta on occasion then this role is for you. Please send us your resume for this Controller role as we would love to speak with you today!


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