Controller in Waltham, MA at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/14/2022

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    Waltham, MA
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Job Description

Vaco Boston has partnered with our client to help fill a controller position


  • The selection, development, and management of control processes and team necessary to scale the company.
  • Partner with CFO on the integration of acquired businesses and diligence for future potential acquisitions.
  • Oversight of the financial closing process, managing the team to meet closing deadlines, reviewing results, and proposing changes, distributing reporting to the management team.
  • Oversight of the financial audit, maintaining a positive and collaborative relationship with our audit team, managing the timely issuance of audited financial statements within deadlines.
  • Oversight of an accounting staff of six responsible for areas that include general accounting, purchasing, payables, billing, collections, payroll, revenue recognition, taxation, and cash management.
  • Lead for all technical accounting matters, remaining current with new accounting pronouncements and proposing appropriate treatment for non-recurring transactions based upon researched and documented positions.
  • Preparation and distribution of various internal management reports.
  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree or better in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • CPA Preferred
  • 10 to 15 years of overall accounting experience, with 3 to 5 years as a controller.
  • Prior audit and public company experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills, including strong knowledge of Excel. Must have the ability to be hands on with accounting systems.
  • Organizational and analytical ability to handle many details, multiple tasks and shifting priorities.
  • Advance problem-solving skills to analyze and resolve exceptions.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.