Interim Controller in Atlanta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/24/2020

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    Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

Vaco has just received an order for an Interim Controller in Atlanta, starting in January and running through July of 2021. The job description is as follows and we are targeting a rate of $80 - $125 an hour, depending on experience. Local candidates only.


  • Manage the day-to-day function of the accounting team, primary responsibilities include:
  • Prioritize the many demands placed on the accounting team and manage expectations accordingly both within the organization and with our external auditors,
  • Be the main accounting liaison with the CFO, the Operations Executives, and other corporate departments when discussing accounting-related matters,
  • Be a key contributor with respect to accounting integrations to ensure the accuracy of our financial results post-acquisition,
  • Assist in technical accounting matters as needed including lease accounting, acquisition-related accounting, reserve methodology and insurance accounting,
  • Review and approve high-risk areas of accounting including revenue recognition and insurance accounting,
  • Review and approve all technical accounting memos drafted by the Sr. Manage of Technical Accounting, and
  • Review financial filings for accuracy of information provided and disclosures made.
  • Supervise the treasury & accounts payable functions, primary responsibilities include:
  • Approve ACH & wire payments as needed,
  • Sign necessary checks during the weekly check run, and
  • Assist in the proper accounting for significant payments/invoices.
  • Manage the SOX process for accounting, treasury & accounts payable, primary responsibilities include:
  • Assist in the implementation of key controls for areas in which a control gap has been identified, and
  • Ensure effectiveness of controls in place to be performed by the team.

  • Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Masters Degree in Accounting required
  • CPA required
  • Must have a strong background in GAAP and technical accounting matters
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience with a large ERP system such as SAP, Oracle or Workday
  • 10+ years of experience as a Corporate Controller for a mid size to large company ($500 million in revenues or higher). Experience at a public company is preferred and prior experience as a consultant preferred
  • Must have experience working for a company in an M&A environment
  • Must be willing to perform any level of work that is necessary to get the job done