Controller in Newport Beach, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/13/2021

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Job Description

We are working with a client who is a law firm seeking a Controller to join their team. The Controller will have the ability to make the role their own, building out the month-end close and budgeting and forecasting processes to provide insight for the Managing Directors to make better decisions. This will be a hands-on position performing the journal entries, producing monthly financials and reporting packages as well as developing the budgeting, forecasting and decision support processes.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare the monthly financial packages including heading up month-end close.
  • Develop and prepare budget and forecasting processes.
  • Assist management with important financial decisions.
  • Develop and maintain banking relationships.
  • Supervise 2 employees in the accounting department.
  • Improve and automate accounting processes.


  • 5+ years of accounting and auditing experience, preferable within public accounting
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principals and procedures
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience with budgeting forecasting and board reporting
  • Excellent Excel skills


  • Medical
  • 401(k) with match
  • Bonus eligible
  • PTO

Job Requirements

CPA Preferred 5+ years in accounting and finance positions Public accounting experience a plus