Controller in Birmingham, AL at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/15/2021

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Job Description

Vaco is exclusively working with a rapidly growing Birmingham company, helping them identify their next Controller. This person will be responsible for oversight of financial reporting in its entirety, oversight of the close process, and performing analysis related to budgeting and forecasting. The Controller will also have experience with technical GAAP research/application and will be up to date with the latest accounting standards (i.e. Leases, ASC 842). The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, keen attention to detail, and quality leadership/supervisory traits. If you are an experienced accountant in the Birmingham area looking for your next opportunity, please apply today!

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the entire accounting process, assisting in the areas of financial reporting, the close process, managing the year-end audit, internal controls compliance, ad-hoc analysis, etc.
  • Manage, mentor, develop, and coach the accounting staff
  • Improve current accounting related processes and implement new processes and procedures to drive overall efficiency
  • Work directly with the CFO to facilitate all financial needs
  • Coordinate internal and external audits

Requirements and Qualifications

  • B.S. in Accounting/Finance required
  • CPA highly preferred but not required
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting experience required
  • Must be able to effectively manage a team
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills is a must
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel