Interim Controller in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

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    Charlotte, NC
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    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description


Our client base has ongoing, immediate needs for an Controller Consultant to support project-based initiatives and interim coverages during peak times, at an Accounting Manager to Controller-level skill-set, and always doing hands-on work.

Vaco Consultants will be responsible for adhering to accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. This position will need to work to tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities, including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end client audit projects, and the support of budget and forecast activities.


  • Overall day-to-day management of financial reporting accuracy and processing of client information
  • Balance sheet reconciliations, including cash, fixed assets, payroll, and other accruals
  • Review and approval of account classifications
  • Review of G/L for any missing transactions and overall accuracy
  • Oversight of AP, AR, payroll, cost accounting (if applicable)
  • Assisting in the formulation of the budget and preparing the monthly budget variance analyses
  • Technical accounting research, including revenue recognition, leases, stock-based compensation, and business combinations

Skills and experience:

  • 8+ years of progressive accounting and finance experience, ideally with experience in month-end close and financial reporting
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, CPA preferred
  • Experience in a public accounting firm or consulting services environment preferred
  • Strong technical financial accounting (GAAP) knowledge
  • Knowledge of accounting/ERP software, including NetSuite, Intacct, SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics Suite, and QuickBooks
  • Knowledge of reporting systems, including with OneStream, Hyperion, Adaptive Planning preferred
  • Experience working in a paperless environment strongly preferred

Personal attributes:

  • Client service-focused team player with a positive "can-do" attitude
  • Ability to commit for duration of engagement
  • Ability to work autonomously with little direction
  • Ability to upward manage hiring manager overseeing project delivery
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills


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