Controller in Kirkland, WA at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/8/2023

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    Kirkland, WA
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Job Description

Vaco is currently working with a Seattle-based independent school who is looking for a Controller/HR Manger to join their team.

The Controller/HR Manager is an integral member of the team and responsible for oversight of the day-to-day accounting and HR functions. This role will oversee accounting operations, payroll and benefits administration and compliance management.

A snapshot of some of the exciting things you will do:

  • Manage, mentor and train accounting and HR staff
  • Manage audit compliance including financial statement audit and filing of IRS form 990
  • Oversight of 5500 preparation and 403b plan compliance
  • Maintenance of chart of accounts and accounting policy manual
  • Monitoring changing accounting and HR rules and how they may affect EPS
  • Create and maintain internal controls
  • Main contact with bank, payroll provider and audit firm
  • Review all reconciliations
  • Management of the month-end close process and payroll
  • Resolution of accounting discrepancies and irregularities
  • Analysis of monthly financial results
  • Prepare internal financial statements for budget owners
  • Oversee all leave requests and FMLA/PFML compliance

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • The ideal candidate will have approximately 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience working with NetSuite, Concur and Paycom is preferred
  • Nonprofit experience is a plus
  • Advanced knowledge with excel and advanced computer proficiency
  • Experience with endowment accounting preferred

Salary: $90-$130K

Please note this role is IN-OFFICE, Kirkland, WA

We are motivated to hire quickly, so apply today if this Controller role is a good fit for you!