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Assistant Controller in Dunwoody, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/26/2018

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Updated 9-26-18

Vaco is helping one of our longstanding clients in Dunwoody find a new Assistant Controller to lead our client's general accounting and financial reporting processes along with all transactional functions as well as assist the Controller with various financial matters (financial analysis etc). This role is targeted at between $120K and $140K and our client is looking for someone that currently holds a title of Accounting Manager or Assistant Controller (or equivalent) with aspirations to move into a Controller role over the next 3-5 years. Our client would also consider someone moving directly out of public accounting. An active CPA is required for this role.


  • Management of accounting functions, including cash balancing, general ledger account reconciliations, and monthly close
  • Lead financial reporting functions, including monthly budget and forecast, cash flow, investment, and premium reports for internal and external purposes
  • Management of accounts payable and accounts receivable, including premium billing and reinsurance billing
  • Management of the claims payment function, including review and approval of all claims payments
  • Management of outsourced internal control function and annual internal controls testing engagement
  • Management of financial statement audit
  • Review and preparation of tax provision and working with tax consultants on tax strategy and execution
  • Backfill the Controller responsibilities as necessary when business demands warrants
  • Assist with process improvement strategies for all accounting function
  • Perform special projects on an as needed basis


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and/or Finance
  • 5-7 years' work experience in accounting or finance
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Experience in or knowledge of insurance industry or financial services industry strongly preferred
  • Master's Degree preferred
  • CPA required
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP preferred
  • Advanced MS Excel Skills