Controller in West Long Branch, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/17/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Attention West Long Branch Accounting Professionals! An innovative and industry leading automotive organization is looking for their next Controller to join the team ASAP! If you have 5+ years of experience as a Controller and fit the criteria below, APPLY TODAY!

Salary: $150k + Full Medical Benefits


  • Manage accounting from beginning to end.
  • Supervise bookkeeper
  • Maintain internal accounting control system
  • Prepare and Analyze monthly financial statements
  • Manage company KPI's to industry KPI's
  • Create and maintain budgets. Reduce excess costs such as overtime, manage vendor terms and discounts, etc.
  • Cash management and forecasting
    • Manage accounting for real estate investments
    • Communicate with accountants on all tax reporting and planning
      • Attend 20 Group Strategy meetings
      • Define and manage KPI's to maximize company success
      • Establish and maintain bonus systems for all employees to ensure profitability to company

Human Resources

  • Work with PEO to manage HR policy and procedures, payroll, etc.
  • Manage vendors for employee benefits 401, health insurance etc.

Front-Office - Manager a team of four front office personnel to ensure the following:

  • Front-office team follows all SOPs related to scheduling, drop off and delivery, handling of files, file audits, etc.
  • Excellent customer service including proper phone etiquette, greeting walk-in customers correctly, timely follow-ups with customers and internal teams
  • Collection of deductible payments, as well as follow-ups with insurance companies and fleet accounts on timely payment
  • Following OEM requirements on presentation and service
  • CSI (Customer Service Index) above 95%
  • Oversee daily operations collaborate with team leaders on growth and success


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • Minimum five years' experience as a controller
  • Experience in body shop or automotive preferred

Controllers, working with Vaco gives you an advantage over your competition through relationships with the human resources manager and hiring managers directly. We are currently looking to fill our client's Controller position and we want to hear from you! Think of us as an advocate who will promote your strengths and prepare you for your interviews supplying you with key info on our client.

Our recruiters will be able to provide great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If your background is in accounting and you want to partner with the best, apply today!