CORPORATE CONTROLLER- $130-150K in Durham, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/29/2020

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    Durham, NC
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Job Description


A local company is looking for an experienced and qualified Controller to join their Corporate Accounting Team. The Controller will hold key responsibilities in general accounting, month end close, general ledger account reconciliations, accounts payable, sales & use tax compliance, and development of processes and internal controls. The Controller will report directly to the CFO, where they will be expected to take part in a lead role, and significantly contribute to the department's success in achieving the company's financial goals.

Responsibilities of the Corporate Controller:

  • Development of new policies and procedures for:
    • General Accounting / Bookkeeping
    • Month End Reporting
    • Accounts Payable
    • Compliance - Sales Tax & Corporate Tax
    • Inventory & Fixed Assets
  • Working with general ledger system
  • Journal entries & reconciliations (month end)
  • Month end close management
  • Financial compliance and preparation
  • Management of the external audit and tax preparation
  • Monitoring internal controls
  • Identify business needs & enhance day-to-day operations while working with other departments for financial reporting
  • Understand company's financial operations & reporting requirements in order to ensure corporate financial goals are met and all financial deadlines are met on a monthly basis.

Qualifications of the Corporate Controller:

  • Bachelors in Accounting, Finance or related field of study.
  • 7+ years of accounting experience in leadership
  • CPA certification required
  • Previous experience being a leader in a financial organization
  • Strong knowledge of accounting procedures and US (GAAP) Guidelines, SEC reporting, Sarbanes Oxley, and SEC registrant guidelines
  • ERP system experience
  • Strong work ethic
  • Consolidations experience
  • Knowledge and experience with general ledger transactions, financial statements and month end close
  • Excellent computer skills & proficient in Microsoft Office