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Assistant Controller - Petersburg, VA - up to $85k + bonus in Petersburg, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco Financial is currently assisting a stable, privately held company that is headquartered in Petersburg, VA with its search for an Assistant Controller.

Our client has been in business for over 50 years and this position will manage the accounting and AP staff and report to the VP Finance. The person that is hired for this role will have the the potential to grow into Controller and VP Finance roles in the next few years.

Salary: $70k-$85k plus Bonus potential

Responsibilities:

  • Monthly general ledger closings
  • Monthly reconciliation of all bank accounts
  • Prepares month end financial statements for multiple profit centers
  • Coordinates year-end audit with outside accounting firm
  • Fixed asset accounting
  • Prepares all personal property returns for multi-states
  • Daily cash forecasting
  • Special projects
  • Works closely with general managers
  • Tracks equipment and vehicles for purposes of leasing

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • BS in Accounting, CPA required
  • 5+ years of corporate accounting experience
  • Strong leadership skills and prior management experience
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Experience with ERP/Accounting systems

Our client offers a comprehensive benefit package including 401k with a strong company match, medical benefits and Paid Time Off.

Please send your resume in MS Word to cvanschaften at vaco.com for review and consideration.


Vaco Financial specializes in the permanent placement of accounting and finance professionals of all levels and industries. We have a team of experienced accounting professionals that make it their responsibility to educate you on the market, present you with job opportunities to explore, and ensure that the right decision is made regarding your future career. We pride ourselves in providing you with a professional and confidential search. Please visit our website at www.vaco.com to see a sample of the positions we are currently recruiting for.