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Start Up Controller to Join Growing Organization! in Dallas at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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Job Description

Client seeking Controller to run their new business incubation program . They have launched a software company and are building business off that. One company is already $1M in revenue. Examples are vendor credentialing and odd jobs. VERY entrepreneurial environment backed by a $1.5B real estate company.

This Controller will handle the accounting for the companies created out of the business incubator. It is important that this person be able to pivot and work in a start-up type environment. They can launch a company in 3 days and also shut it down pretty quickly if it's not working.


  • Will supervise a staff accountant.
  • Own financials of start-ups.
  • Prepare financial statements, journal entries - managing books.
  • Assist with new company launches.
  • Bank account set up for new companies.
  • Assist with budget prep and pro-formas.


  • Bachelor's degree and CPA required
  • 5+ years of accounting experience with 2 years within a public accounting setting
  • Experience with working with small companies or start-ups
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Prioritization and multi-tasking skills in a fast-paced environment


  • Great benefits!
  • Mentoring.
  • Unlimited PTO - use discretion. Most people take 4-6 weeks off a year.
  • Offer flexibility - this role will probably work 50-60 hrs/week. Can do work outside of office if needed.