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Controller in Irvine, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/25/2018

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Job Description


  • Lead Monthly, Quarterly and Annual closing process ensuring all work is accurate and completed on a timely basis.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements, ensuring all work is accurate and completed on a timely basis
  • Lead and actively participate in the annual financial audit, including work paper preparation.
  • Serve as the primary liaison of the annual audit process
  • Maintain internal reporting systems and responsible for the overall consolidation of the financial results.
  • Ensure the timely completion of standardized reporting packages which provide actual and projected financial results.
  • Oversee the accounting close process and continuously improve processes to scale with the organization. Develop, implement, and maintain Accounting policies, procedures, and guidelines for company financial and reporting systems.
  • Provide interpretation and application of accounting procedures, principles and pronouncements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Identify, research, and conclude on technical accounting issues through technical memos and accounting policies. Stay current on U.S. GAAP with the responsibility for planning, implementing, gathering data, and reporting to comply with changing requirements.
  • Establish and nurture highly effective relationships with employees, customers and stakeholders that support and advance business goals and objectives.
  • Assist Financial Planning in preparation of the annual budget.
  • Lead development of strategies for accounts payable and general accounting.
  • Provide oversight for Accounts Payable and multiple functions related to disbursement of cash including payment processing, cash management and accurate recording of all payments.
  • Formulate policy and process recommendations that support and enhance the Company's goals and objectives and provide for the appropriate allocation of resources.
  • Demonstrates high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork with customers, peers and management
  • Demonstrates high level of quality work, attendance and appearance
  • Adheres to all Company Policies & Procedures and Safety Regulations
  • Adhere to local, state and federal laws
  • Additional responsibilities assigned by supervisor related to your position/department
  • Ability to be flexible and willing to work extended hours when necessary
  • Provides coaching, direction, develops and empowers direct reports - General Accounting Team and Accounts Payable Manager.
  • Ensures work flow and processes are to maximum efficiencies for business necessity.
  • Interacts and supports all corporate departments. Works closely with the Finance Departments


  • Professionalism
  • Executive presence, interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and integrity
  • Strong problem-solving skills, strategic thinking skills for assessing needs and recommending changes
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written
  • Team-building skills, with the leadership skillset to recruit, train, coach, and mentor
  • Solid understanding of accounting and financial reporting software tools, and the ability to communicate and work well with IT personnel to implement changes and improvements
  • Planning
  • Thoroughness
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field is required.
  • 10 or more years of experience in management and leadership in public accounting or operational finance.
  • CPA license required.