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US Controller in Chandler, AZ at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/4/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Chandler, AZ
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  • Experience:
    At least 12 year(s)
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Job Description

US Controller $130-150K

Extremely rapidly growing international company in Chandler is looking for a Controller to lead a team of 15-20 direct and indirect reports. This is a hands on but highly visible role for someone who enjoys project management. This is a problem-solver position, the "eyes and ears" of accounting in the US. The company is a well-oiled machine but continually looking to upgrade systems and processes in order to stay cutting-edge. The company has a strong reputation for being a great place to work with a lot of comradery as well as work/life balance. And the forecast for the industry is incredibly strong.

Ideal Profile:

  • High energy is the most important
  • Project management experience
  • Someone who can callenge and re-invent - someone who will say what they think
  • Success convincing stakeholders your idea is a good one - someone who sells ideas well
  • Someone self-motivated
  • Controller level experience from a large, international company
  • Payroll oversight experience for a high volume and international (expat) payroll
  • ERP implementation experience helpful as they are in the process of upgrading SAP
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Big 4 public accounting experience highly preferred
  • CPA highly preferred
  • Experience with SOX highly preferred
  • 12+ years releveant work experience required


  • Manage US accounting day-to-day functions including general ledger, payroll, cash management
  • Directly manage US payroll administration for 4,500
  • Manage monthly financial closings
  • Review and maintain relevant SOX compliance and internal control structure
  • Technical research as needed