Controller (Big 4/Tier 2 CPA) for privately held industrial company

Vertical Careers, Inc. - Glendora, CA


Our client, a privately held PE backed industrial company is seeking a Dynamic and Driven Controller to join their Leadership Team. The Controller will be responsible for the following but not limited to: 

  • Oversea the Accounting/Finance Team
  • G/L, Treasury, Risk Management, Audit, Tax
  • Month End Close, Financial Reporting and Consolidations
  • FP&A, Budget & Forecasting
  • Compliance & Internal Control
  • Process improvements including policies and procedures, variance analysis, cost accounting, etc.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • CPA preferred from Big 4 or Tier 2 National CPA firm
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics; MBA a plus
  • 5-10 years of combined public accounting and private sector experience preferably in blue collar environment (manufacturing, distribution, 3PL, recycle/waste management, etc.)
  • Sage 300 or mid tier ERP Systems knowledge a plus
  • Advanced Excel Skills (pivot table, vlookup, sumifs, etc.)
  • Must have month end closing and auditing experience.
  • Must have strong knowledge of GAAP, IFRS and Internal Controls.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Thick skinned and ability to work with all level of staff - shop floor to executives
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Posted On: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Compensation: up to $150K + Bonus (DOE)

Position Contact
Eva Chiu
Managing Partner| Executive Search
(626) 486-9467,

Eva Chiu has over 15 years of specialized staffing and recruitment expertise. Eva is known for her energy, enthusiasm and passion for connecting the right people with the right opportunities. Her dedication to providing the highest quality service to both clients and candidates is one of her strongest attributes. Prior to Vertical Careers, Eva spent nearly 10 years with one of the nation’s largest specialized staffing firms first, as an account manager, and then as an executive recruiter specializing in accounting and finance professionals, achieving numerous accolades, including:

  • Superstars 2003, 2004 (Account Manager)
  • Superstars 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 & 2010 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Rookie of the Year 2005 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Southern California Executive Recruiter of The Year 2006
  • Platinum Club 2006, 2008 & 2010 (Top 5%)
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