Controller in Atlanta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/6/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Atlanta, GA
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    At least 9 year(s)
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Job Description


Vaco Atlanta has been engaged on a search for an experienced technical accounting leader for a Controller opportunity. The employer is private equity-backed, in high growth mode, and has an outstanding reputation in the market and industry.

Working closely with the CFO and VP of Finance, this Controller role will manage the accounting function with responsibility for such things as:

  • Financial Reporting
  • Managing the period end close process
  • Developing and mentoring staff
  • GAAP compliance
  • Accounts Payable / Fixed Asset Accounting
  • Driving best practices and process improvements
  • Tax coordination
  • Payroll oversight

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting (Master's preferred)
  • CPA designation
  • 9-11+ years of relevant, progressive experience
  • Experience in public accounting (Big 4 or other large national firm experience strongly preferred)
  • Track record of supervising and developing accounting professionals
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Proven systems acumen

(Seeking local Atlanta candidates exclusively at this time)