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Controller - Richmond, VA - $90k-$110k in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

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Job Description

If you want to take your accounting career to the next level, our client could use your expertise! One of our privately held growing clients in Richmond, VA is currently seeking a Controller. At Vaco, we have direct relationships with hiring managers so they can connect your work experience to the open job. Instead of being just another faceless resume, let Vaco promote your strengths to the hiring manager.

As a Controller, you will be responsible for the overall management of the accounting, financial analysis, internal controls, budgeting and financial reporting for the company's largest business unit. This involves evaluating existing reporting business processes and communicating to management areas of improvement. This position will report directly to the owner, work closely with the executive team, and manage a small accounting staff.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Work with owner and other senior managers to produce accurate and timely reports and feedback for managing the company
  • Ensure the accuracy and timely preparation of all financial statements in compliance with U.S. GAAP and industry specific reporting standards
  • Review monthly reconciliations of the G/L to sub-ledgers and independent supporting documentation, ensuring timely identification and resolution of differences
  • Maintain properly supported accounting system and records.
  • Implement and monitor effective key financial and operational controls; coordinate and monitor accounting department calendar and checklists to prevent fraud and material misstatement to the financial statements;
  • Manage the monthly close and financial reporting for multiple entities
  • Assist with the annual budget process and the development and implementation of the forecasting process
  • Research and recommend proper accounting treatment on new/proposed accounting standards and on new business transactions including acquisitions
  • Serve as liaison with independent auditors during annual audit, mid-year review, and interim procedures.
  • Manage, mentor and develop an accounting staff
Preferred qualifications:
  • Bachelors in Accounting, Finance or related field. CPA preferred
  • 8+ years of accounting, financial reporting and financial analysis experience
  • Significant management experience and proven leadership abilities
  • Strong technical skills and experience reviewing and implementing internal controls
  • Ability to effectively partner with other department heads and executive leadership
  • Construction industry experience preferred
Our client offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401k, and paid time off.

Please email your resume in MS Word to cvanschaften at for review and consideration.