Controller in Dallas, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/4/2021

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Job Description

Controller - Divisional
North Dallas, TX

One of Vaco's publicly-traded, manufacturing clients is looking to onboard a Controller for their Dallas division to lead the accounting group with respect to day-to-day accounting responsibilities, all aspects of month-end close, technical accounting issues, internal controls, and project management.

This is a smaller, lean team and successfully individuals should be able to work across multiple functions including sales, engineering, the shared services and project accounting teams, and corporate finance. The Divisional Controller should be comfortable with ambiguity, dealing with a lot of grey when problems are not full defined, then finishing the question to develop solutions. They are in the midst of an ERP upgrade in addition to an integration for a recently acquired international entity.

Candidates must-have their CPA and prior industry experience in manufacturing. Six Sigma exposure highly-preferred.


  • Managing accounting and financial reporting
  • Establishing and coordinating all accounting procedures for the business unit
  • Investigating significant trends/variances in financial data
  • Handling AP, AR, Payroll, Tax functions as well as Cost and Inventory Accounting
  • Providing daily and/or weekly analysis, and reporting on operational performance as it relates to the business activities including monitoring margins, variances, and giving feedback
  • Assisting in the formulation of the budget and preparing the monthly budget variance analyses

Vaco provides expert consulting, permanent placement, executive search, managed services, and strategic staffing solutions for companies around the world, in the areas of accounting, finance, technology, healthcare, operations and more. As a premier talent solutions firm, Vaco connects people to their dream jobs and helps leading companies find talent to grow their business.