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Controller in Marietta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Marietta, GA
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    At least 8 year(s)
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Job Description

Updated 8-29-18 (new salary range $110K-$140K + bonus).

Vaco is working with a brand new Engineering client that's growing its Atlanta office presence to now include a Divisional Finance team for which we are seeking a Controller. Our client is growing at sustainable levels, is well established and is expanding it's service offerings. Our ideal candidate would have some public accounting experience along with exposure to project accounting.

Here are some of the responsibilities and requirements of this role (which affords tremendous growth opportunities).
  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation
  • Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations G/L analysis
  • Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
  • Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation
  • Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques
  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis
  • Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll (staff of 4 to help)
  • Direct project accounting activities
  • Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports - Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
  • CPA preferred; Experience with an Architecture or Engineering firm and experience with FAR accounting is a plus but not required.
  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required
  • Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus
  • Foundational knowledge in cash applications
  • Cash flow management experience
  • Accounts receivable experience preferred
  • Accounts payable experience desired
  • Wide ranging experience with Deltek Vision is a plus
  • Deep understanding of inter-company accounts
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
  • 8+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred