Controller in Tacoma at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/17/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Controller - CPA - Financial Reporting - GAAP - Cost Accounting - Project Accounting



Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to our client who has an immediate need for a Controller; don't let your resume get lost in the shuffle - let us work for you!


Our client in Tacoma is currently searching for a Controller to lead their accounting department. This is an amazing opportunity to build and grow a team while interfacing directly with the CFO. If you have senior Accounting Manager experience and are looking for long-term growth within a company, please read on!

What you need:

  • BS in Accounting or equivalent experience - CPA strongly preferred
  • 5+ years Senior Accounting Manager or Assistant Controller experience
  • Construction or cost or project accounting experience strongly preferred
  • Strong GAAP, Multi Site / Multi State experience highly preferred
  • Proven track record of accountability, driving results, prioritizing deadlines and projects while staying focused with multiple responsibilities
  • Self-starter and able to own the accounting team/process
  • Experience managing teams and growing team member skills

What you will be doing:

  • Manage overall monthly close, consolidation and reporting process to ensure timely and accurate reporting
  • Account reconciliation, process improvement, and documentation
  • Evaluate complex accounting transactions and new accounting standards
  • Refine and improve accounting policies and internal controls. Ensure policy compliance and adherence to internal controls across entities
  • Participate in special projects such as acquisition due diligence or acquisition integration

What's in it for you:

  • Growth, growth and more growth!
  • Opportunity to build and lead a team how you see fit
  • Highly visible role reporting to CFO
  • Generous compensation package + benefits
  • Free parking
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fun, laid-back, team-based culture


We want to speak with you ASAP...apply today!




Work Authorization: U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor.

Work Location: All candidates must be located in the Greater Seattle area and able to perform job duties located in downtown Seattle.