Public (Almost!) Company Controller – San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/29/2020

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Job Description

Controller - Public Company Experience

Company Profile

  • Privately-held manufacturer preparing to transition from private to public
  • Global customer base
  • Fast-paced growth trajectory

Compensation and Benefits

  • Base compensation up to $180K
  • Company subsidized medical, dental, vision insurance; company paid life insurance
  • Company 401(k)
  • Unlimited vacation

Position Description

  • Reports directly to CFO
  • Lead accounting operations including production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with GAAP
  • Daily cash management operations and short-term cash forecasting
  • Issue timely and complete financial statements and completion of quarterly and annual PCAOB audits
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report material issues to management
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit

Career Opportunity

  • Provide critical, scalable financial support as the business grows
  • Opportunity for leadership contribution as the company moves to a new phase of business maturity

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA license
  • 6+ years' experience as Controller or Assistant Controller at a midsize to large public company
  • 5+ years of accounting team supervisory experience
  • Experience transitioning a company from private to public a plus
  • Public accounting experience a plus, preferably managing an account including direct institutional investor interactions
  • Startup environment and/or small company experience a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to build confidence in their team and earn confidence of their leadership and peers


  • San Antonio

Job Requirements

CPA 6+ years’ experience as Controller/Assistant at a midsize to large public company 5+ years of supervisory experience Public accounting experience Pre-IPO experience a plus


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