Controller in Bayonne, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/31/2020

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    Bayonne, NJ
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Job Description

Privately held distribution company is looking to hire a Controller to oversee their finance department. The ideal candidate must have prior experience within the distribution field; accustomed to working for a small, privately held organization. This is a very stable work environment, offering an excellent opportunity to take on new challenges and individual growth.


  • Will oversee a finance team of 4 direct reports focused on billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition.
  • Review month-end close and related reporting, prepare and publish monthly financial statements as needed.
  • Perform analytical reviews of financial results.
  • Assist with developing and reviewing of KPI's.
  • Prepare budgets by instituting schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending action plans.
  • Oversee and support company payroll activities with cash flow management.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance accounting processes, creates implementation plan and manages change to ensure successful execution.
  • Coach and develop direct reports to optimize performance and career growth.
  • Take on additional projects as needed.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Experience working within distribution a must, preferably with a privately held organization
  • 5+ years of overall Accounting and Finance experience in a management capacity
  • Thorough knowledge and application of accounting principles and procedures, including US GAAP and Taxes
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • CPA preferred

If you are qualified for this position and open to opportunities within the Hudson County NJ area, please - APPLY NOW for consideration.