Controller in Burlington, MA at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/27/2022

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Job Description

Vaco Boston has partnered with a rapidly growing start up technology company that is looking to hire a Controller to their finance team.


  • Prepare monthly journal entries while overseeing reconciliations complete by staff accountant, ensuring GAAP compliance and strict policies for the company.
  • Supervise an outsourced firm regarding payroll initiatives.
  • Work with VP of Operations and VP of Engineering
  • In depth understanding of project cost accounting, tax filings
  • Previous experience with A/R, A/P and monthly, quarterly and year end close for a small manufacturing firm.
  • Prepare management reporting for analysis of income statement.
  • Coordinate with account executives to streamline commission income budgeting process.
  • Implement new ERP accounting systems
  • Provide and interpret monthly portfolio financial results ensuring proper GAAP treatment of accounting transactions.
  • Implement processes and assist in process improvement initiatives.
  • Strong background in change management with a high adaptability rate and experience in building company culture.
  • Needs experience in manufacturing or related industry.


  • Bachelors degree required and MBA or MSA preferred
  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience in designing and implementing controls and procedures.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with proven ability to work cross-functionally.
  • Advanced skill with MS suite of applications is preferred.
  • Experience in management accounting and reporting a plus.