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Company: Vault Consulting
Location: Rockville
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

We seek an experienced Controller (8+ year’s experience in public or corporate accounting) to lead the firm's internal accounting and finance responsibilities. Candidates should possess a high degree of technical competency and the ability to work equally independently and as part of a team. A successful candidate will have proven leadership experience, confidence and decisiveness. Problem solvers, self-starters and highly organized individuals will flourish in this position. This position will include general accounting oversight for Vault Consulting, will be part of the Greater Leadership Team and manage the Operations Manager.

Vault Consulting provides top quality outsourced accounting and full-service research programs to associations, nonprofits and the for-profit market and at Vault, core values are not just to splash on a website! We strive to find folks that not only believe in what we do but stand by our values of Flexibility, Accountability, Collaboration, Appreciation and Drive for Excellence!

A brief summary of what you will be doing for Vault Consulting.

  • Provide day-to-day management and leadership of finance and accounting functions
  • Responsible for execution of the month end close and reporting process, including presentation to Executives of Vault
  • Coordinate the annual budget process by working with all appropriate Vaulters to collect revenue and expense information
  • Own monthly comparison reporting for business unit invoicing vs. forecast, provide updated reporting to Executive Team in a timely manner including high-level variance analysis and observations (Planning Maestro, Excel)
  • Work with Executive Team on benchmarking comparison reporting to firms in our marketplace
  • Assist in creating reports and presentations for the Executive Team surrounding presentation of Vault financial information
  • Manage relationship with our IT Vendor – Dataprise and stay current on the overall status of Vault’s IT environment
  • Provide reporting as needed to our Tax Partner – Citrin Cooperman – to ensure timely and accurate estimate and return reporting for our ownership group.
  • Manage relationship with our business insurance providers, including timely renewal information and follow up and coordination of signatures/acceptance and payment
  • Manage banking relationship with Eagle Bank in coordination with the CEO
  • Document and update accounting policies and procedures manual
  • Assist with contract management related to vendors and contractors

Who you are:

  • Confident: You’re a natural at conveying value, and you know how to stand your ground.
  • Passionate: You love to accounting, data, spreadsheets, benchmarking and overall are business oriented
  • Adaptable: You’re positive in the face of adversity and love the challenge of an ever-changing environment.
  • Solutions-oriented: You have a bias for action and don't give up easily.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Pro-active, self-motivated, entrepreneurial, detail-oriented
  • You come with a long/strong track record of not only technical accounting expertise but strong leadership and strategic oversight (think Controller or CFO level).

What we need and need you to bring to the table:

  • A seasoned professional with a blend 8+ years of experience in public accounting, auditing, corporate or non-profit accounting roles
  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required
  • Accounting experience or knowledge of the not-for-profit industry preferred
  • Passion and commitment to providing excellent and stewardship 
  • Experience being the head of an Accounting department and/or strong strategic leadership
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

Vault Leadership:

As a member of the Vault team, you will bring to bear your valuable skills and experience to help us continue growing our team and market.

  • Develop and mentor less senior team members, providing training and guidance to assist them in building their skills
  • Participate in the mentorship program and be an active member of Vault University
  • Utilize our online performance management tool on a regular basis for your own professional development and goals management, as well as the goals management for your mentee(s)
  • Leverage business development opportunities as they’re presented
  • Complete all Vault professional development requirements

Who we are:

  • We believe in providing strong accounting, survey research and market research to our clients to help support their missions. We take pride in what we do every day. We want our employees to as well.
  • Collaboration is not just a word at Vault – it’s something we do every day.
  • Developing our people is a top priority – happy employees = happy clients.

The good stuff:

As an employee at Vault, you will have the chance to be involved in engaging work while advancing the missions of the organizations we support, but also have fun while doing it. You will not only have a great benefits package, but the opportunity to learn and grow through Vault U, peer-to-peer resources and Lunch’n’Learns. In addition, for those earning a CPA, we provide you the tools and incentive to get it done! Plus we get together each year for a company retreat.

The Legal Stuff:

We are an EEO employer. Vault conducts pre-employment background checks. If you ever have questions about an open position, concerns or need additional information, please reach out to We also encourage feedback on our recruitment process.


Keywords: Vault Consulting, Rockville , Treasurer, Other , Rockville, Maryland

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