Assistant Controller in Birmingham, AL at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/26/2019

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Job Description

Are you a Senior Accountant or Accounting Manager looking for a growth plan? Vaco is working with one of Birmingham's Best Places to Work for their new Assistant Controller. They are looking for a motivated accountant that is interested in growing his or her career further with the company. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, has a good understanding of operational and financial accounting, possess strong technical skills, and has the ability to shape and mentor a strong team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as the accounting liaison, working directly with the finance team, senior management, and operations
  • Supervise and conduct all daily accounting operations including AP, AR, journal entries, bank reconciliations, and month-end closing procedures
  • Perform financial variance analyses to support business efficiencies, drive growth, and help shape process improvement initiatives
  • Oversee internal controls and work alongside external auditors
  • Participate in the leadership and development of the accounting team to help develop team success and drive team goals


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience, public accounting and/or combo with public accounting is highly desirable
  • Practicing use of GAAP compliance, internal controls, and revenue recognition
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with various parties, both internally and externally
  • Strong attention to detail, drive to improve processes, and team-focused personality
  • Comfortable working in an energetic and adapting environment
  • Desire to advance your career through hard work and dedication