Corporate Controller in Raleigh, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/4/2022

Job Snapshot

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    Raleigh, NC
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    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description


Our client, a growing manufacturing company, is looking to add a Corporate Controller to their accounting team!

The Controller will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all aspects of the accounting and financial areas, including the development and administration of accounting and financial policies on finance, accounting, financial reporting, internal controls, and auditing. Lead, motivate, mentor, and develop an accounting/financial team. Develop working relationships with all department heads to provide support, advice, and business suggestions.

Keys to success:

  • Strong people skills. Able to work with various personalities and people ups and down the organization.
  • Able to work in a team and be a team player
  • Hands-in / Roll-up- sleeves: Demonstrated capacity to make strong individual contributions and lead and manage process development and execution. Demonstrated player/coach abilities.
  • Strong business acumen; Open to change and process improvement; Able to "get into the details."
  • Able to manage multiple projects, take ownership, and work in a fast-paced environment

Major Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic management of the accounting, finance, and financial reporting functions
  • Direct accounting policies and procedures and internal controls
  • Recommend improvements to ensure the integrity of the company's financials, controls, and processes
  • Integration Tools: Develop, improve and maintain Finance and Accounting integration processes, tools, and templates.
  • Manage and oversee the relationship with external auditors

Education and Experience

  • A BS/BA degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Requires a minimum of ten years of professional experience
  • Manufacturing and PE experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrate a high-energy level, a sense of urgency, responsiveness, client-service approach, and low-ego.
  • Strong financial reporting experience
  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to delegate and manage effectively.
  • The ability to prioritize workload and perform multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • A strong track record of high performance
  • A process improvement/work simplification mindset
  • Initiative and the ability to drive results