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Consultant Needed Immediately: Controller

Vaco Resources Richmond Contractor
$45.00 - $70.00 / hour
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This position will perform a full spectrum of complex financial and accounting assignments and related analysis. The consultant assists with month-end close, audit support, accounting research and reconciliation, ad-hoc analysis and other projects. The consultant has an excellent working knowledge of GAAP and assists in ensuring that the principles are being practiced consistently in all responsible areas. Good communication skills are required. The candidate will be detail-oriented and highly organized. We are looking for an independent self-starter with good critical thinking skills who can take a project and complete from start to finish.

Duties and Responsibilities

GL account reconciliations, general ledger expense analysis and various journal entries

Oversee the revenue cycle accounting including A/R and analysis

Assist with the accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting

Payroll analysis and journal entry for close

Calculate and review partner distributions and director/staff incentive payments

Cross train on month end duties

Assistance on annual audit and tax prep work

Oversee regulatory filings

Other assigned duties; particularly regular project and analytical work.


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance or Master's Degree, CPA preferred

Knowledge of finance and accounting including GAAP

Microsoft Office proficiency and advanced Excel skills

Experience using Dynamics: Solomon or Great Plains or other ERP system

Key Traits

Must be able to work independently with little direction

Hands-on approach mixed with high level thinking

Excellent communication skills are required including written, verbal and listening

Team player with the ability to relate to all levels and functions

Demonstrate flexibility, initiative, strong organizational skills, good judgment, sense of urgency and professionalism in dealing with confidential information

Continuous improvement including organizational processes and themselves

Endorse collaboration and communication to increase team alignment and performance

Willing to get in the weeds and help build the team, develop employees, support process & procedures


Skills required

Business Process Improvement
Quality Management
Benchmarking (Project Management)
Team Building
Contract Management
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The Latin word "Vaco" is defined as: "To free yourself from work" or "to free yourself from a Master". Our goal is to provide consultants who have chosen a career to work "without a Master" to assist our clients with special projects and interim needs. While our consultants cannot free our clients from all of their work, they can at least make work a little more manageable and help managers meet critical deadlines. Many of our projects fall into the following categories:

  • Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
  • Acquisition/Disposition Accounting & Analysis
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • Financial Software Implementation & Enhancement
  • Audit Prep
  • Internal & External Financial Reporting
  • Internal Controls Review
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Comprehensive Account Reconciliation
  • Forensic Audit
  • International Accounting
  • Tax Accounting
  • Shared Service Integration
  • Inventory Analysis
  • Cost Accounting
  • Interim CFOs, Controllers, Audit, Tax & Senior

  • Accountants Vaco Resources provides the highest quality, senior-level financial and accounting professionals on a project and consulting basis. The internal Vaco Resources team is uniquely qualified to assist clients on strategic projects in the accounting and financial areas of their companies because of their previous background in public accounting, consulting and industry. We quickly develop effective, customized solutions for time-sensitive initiatives for our clients.

  • Vaco Resources
    is a division of Vaco, LLC. Our sister divisions are specialized to assist in the following capacities: Vaco Financial - Vaco Financial provides specialized contingency and retained search services for finance and accounting professionals. Vaco Staffing - provides the highest quality temporary staffing solutions to our clients for staff accountant and clerical positions. Vaco Technology - provides information technology professionals on a contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent basis.

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