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Controller / Finance Manager in Douglasville, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/8/2018

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Job Description

Vaco Atlanta is looking for an experienced Controller / Finance Manager. The Controller will plan, direct and coordinate all accounting operational functions, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, Credit and Collections, GL and Month-End close and financial planning and analysis. The Controller will manage processes and system to achieve an effective environment of financial controls that is supportive of the overall business. Our role is located in Douglasville, GA and designed to start as a contract position, this role has a strong probability of turning permanent. Pay is targeted at $50 - $60 an hour.


  • Responsible for all accounting functions including: financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit and collections, and billing.
  • Responsible for the company's financial system.
  • Establish and maintain accounting policies and procedures for credit and collections, purchasing, vendor and customer payment terms, payment of bills and other financial obligations.
  • Develop, prepare, interpret and analyze key performance metrics to assist management with decision making.
  • Coordinate and prepare financial accounting and reporting functions.
  • Prepare the annual budget and assist with monthly budget variance analysis.
  • Analyze and interpret financial results to assist management in the decision making.
  • Design, establish, and maintain general and cost accounting systems at all levels of the company to properly record financial transactions.
  • Administer and enforce credit and collection policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate commercial credit.
  • Develop strategies and goals to reduce exposure to write-offs.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal reporting requirements including generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Ability to prepare detailed reports, graphs, presentations and business correspondence.
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Coordinate the activities of external auditors.
  • Complete analysis of financial results; Develop recommendations (strategic and tactical).
  • Lead the development and implementation of the annual budget.
  • Develop tools and systems to provide timely, critical financial and operational information to the management team and make actionable strategic and tactical recommendations.
  • Contributes in key decisions pertaining to strategic initiatives and execution.
  • Responsible for the timely preparation and maintenance of the weekly, monthly and annual financial statements and reports of the company.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation is preferred.
  • 7+ years of accounting related experience.
  • Experience in a financial management role, partnering with senior management, resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial management strategies.
  • Experience in manufacturing a plus and Experience with smaller firms where you wear many hats is a must.
  • Some experience with operating system migration and financial system implementation.
  • Excellent leadership ability, team management, interpersonal and employee development skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong financial analytical skills, with the ability to identify performance issues, risks and opportunities.
  • Excellent decision making ability, negotiation and organizational skills.