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Controller in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

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    Charlotte, NC
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Job Description

Position Title: Controller

Reports to: President

Strategic Importance of this Role to the Company:

The Controller ensures that critical business decisions are driven by sound and grounded financial analysis, thus allowing the position to hold a key role in the strategic vision of the company. The Controller also provides insight into prioritization and allocation of company resources so that the maximum impact and value is added to the organization as a whole, and at the department level. The position has complete oversight over the day to day financial and accounting reporting functions and responsibilities. The Controller consolidates all entries and reports the results to the CEO each month, each quarter and annually.

Duties and responsibilities in this position are:


  • Manage all accounting department functions to include financial reporting, AR, AP, cash receipts, cash disbursements and general ledger functions based on GAAP;
  • Manage all ERP transactions, ensuring transaction integrity;
  • Oversee the banking relationship in conjunction with the CEO as the primary control point;
  • Process wire and ACH transactions based on cash obligations and liabilities;
  • Review company risk management threats for resolution effectiveness and resolution progression, provide CEO with current status updates and objectives;
  • Balance all ledger accounts after the daily close cycle is completed;
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts and schedules, post journal entries to the general ledger;
  • Perform special projects as needed by the organization, CEO and Department leaders;
  • Provide oversight and support to Human Resources activities;
  • Coaching, mentoring and ongoing training of accounting personnel.


  • Perform a Balance Sheet review and ensuring the integrity of general ledger transactions;
  • Perform various Profit & Loss activities, ensuring the integrity of general ledger transactions;
  • Maintain Pre-Paid model with new transaction, prepare for monthly posting;
  • Update new additions listing to all Amortization and Depreciation schedules, prepare for posting;
  • Conduct weekly meeting with accounting personnel and CEO, review goals and discuss open projects;
  • Prepare variance analysis on weekly data, present key fluctuations to department leaders;
  • Maintain Working Capital and Cash Flow Projections files;
  • Process company-wide bi-monthly payroll cycle, post transactions per allocation schedules;
  • Maintain sales and sales projections databases.


  • Maintain fixed asset schedules and files, post all Amortization and Depreciation to the general ledger, balance against schedules;
  • Close the detailed ledgers for AR and AP modules to the general balance;
  • Report and manage inventory values, balanced to the Balance Sheet;
  • Maintain the Job Cost Trend data file;
  • Maintain accruals
  • Determine applicable accruals and expenditures for sales commissions and royalties as applicable;
  • Perform all ERP rebalancing, account/unit combinations, synchronization and items on purchase orders.
  • Perform month-end closing functions, generate and present the company's monthly financial performance package.


  • Lead and prepare operating budgets;
  • Perform year-end accounting closing procedure in conjunction of the company's CPA.