Controller in Birmingham, AL at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/21/2019

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Job Description

Are you a CPA that is looking to utilize your skills and knowledge while feeling like you are making a bigger impact? Vaco is working with a local non-profit that is doing great things for the community and is looking for a Controller to assist the CFO in their accounting and financial activities for the organization. You will be a vital part of the success of the organization through the management of their entire accounting and financial reporting while building relationships with key figures in town. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to fulfil a philanthropic service while being able to advance your career. This position offers flexibility and a great work-life balance as well as a team environment devoted to success.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Posting journal entries, reconciling bank statements, maintaining the general ledger, and managing month-end closing procedures
  • Analyzing discrepancies, variances, and expenses to help improve processes
  • Managing the portfolio of investments and grants to ensure proper delegation of funds
  • Serving as the liaison with external parties as a representative and advocate

To be eligible for this role you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • CPA license
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience
  • Experience offering process improvement support
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Desire to work to create impact in the community