Controller in Burlingame, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/25/2020

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Divisional Controller - Biotech - Public Accounting & Industry experience

*Reporting to Corporate Controller*

Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to our top clients who are looking for experienced professionals.

At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the accounting / finance industry - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture, and growth opportunities. If you are an experienced Accounting Manager/Director, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • CPA or CMA preferred
  • 8+ years of experience - Public Accounting & Industry
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, Revenue Recognition, Consolidation, Cost Accounting, Process & Procedures and controls and systems
  • NetSuite, Tableau & QuickBooks experience preferred


  • Manage day-to-day accounting
  • Ensures accurate and complete financial records and reporting
  • Lead, review, train, and mentor accounting staff responsible for accounts payable/receivable, expense reports, sales commission calculation, revenue recognition, collections, fixed assets, bank account and general ledger account reconciliations
  • Deliver budget variance analysis and other management reports
  • Collaborate with departmental managers and leads to review and forecast expenses and headcount. Manage processes and work to ensure positive interactions.
  • Perform technical research and document key accounting policies
  • Manage income tax compliance for federal and state and sales and use tax reporting and filing
  • Cash management
  • Ability to travel periodically