Controllership - Accounting Advisory Team in REMOTE at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/13/2021

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Job Description

At Vaco, we match Accounting, Financial, and IT professionals with solid career growth opportunities. We are currently seeking 10 Controllers with one of our top clients in their Accounting Advisory Team. We will promote your strengths and help prepare you for your interview by supplying you with key information about our client.

Let Vaco advocate on your behalf! We will provide you with access to market trends, compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities that are perfect for you!

Why Work Here?

  • We are working with one of the largest public accounting firms in the world. They have posted strong revenue and are in high growth mode.
  • They have excellent benefits including an attractive 401k plan, flexible and virtual work arrangements, continuing education, family support services, comprehensive healthcare, and parental leave.
  • There are extensive opportunities for upward mobility and growth.
  • This organization places an emphasis on corporate citizenship and community engagement.
  • This is a client facing role with a ton of autonomy.

Responsibilities of the Controller:

  • The Controller will manage day-to-day client relationships
  • Identify and apply relevant specialized technical accounting standards and regulatory guidelines to complex transactions and business events
  • Implement new or modified accounting standards
  • The Controller convert from one set of accepted accounting standards to another (e.g., US GAAP to IFRS)
  • Address the operational/ transformational challenges that result from changes to accounting processes, technology platforms and internal/ external information needs
  • Generate innovative ideas to challenge the status quo
  • Participate in engagement planning and budgeting; defining the work product structure and content
  • Identify and resolve client issues
  • Contribute to the proposal development process

Experience Required:

  • 3-5 years of technical or advisory-related experience in entity and enterprise accounting or financial planning and analysis and cost accounting.
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, Risk Management, Economics or related field.
  • CPA, CIA, CFA, CA, CCA, CMA, CAIA or FRM certification, or working towards achieving one of these certifications.
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP, IFRS, and SEC rules and regulations
  • Proficiency in MS Office products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to perform technical research of complex accounting issues
  • Travel up to 50% typically Monday - Thursday (While 50% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future