Robert Half
Leesburg, Virginia, US
Jan 06, 2021
Feb 21, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Ref ID: 04588688

Classification: Controller

Compensation: $115000.00 to $145000.00 yearly

My client, a local government entity in Louden County, VA is seeking a Controller to play a critical role for the Town. The Controller will work closely with the Director of Finance and Administrative Services and supervise a team of 4. The Controller position is fully remote and will continue to support significant telework options post-COVID. Responsibilities include overseeing the Town's payrolls, accounts payable and coordinating the Town's centralized accounting system (Tyler Munis) and the accounting system of other departments. This work includes maintaining the General Ledger and preparing the Town's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

This is a truly exciting opportunity for an individual with local or state government accounting experience and a CPA. You will have the opportunity to be a creative problem solver, continue to learn and develop professionally, collaborate with a very talented and high performing team, leverage your customer service and effective communication skills as well as be part of an organization that is an early adopter of technology and progressive thinkers. You will be able to invest more time in the more complex and technical accounting areas such as booking debt, refinancing's and figuring out bond draws for a considerable amount of capital construction projects.

For consideration, please submit your resume to Lee Chernett, AVP at Robert Half Finance & Accounting, to

Job Requirements:
- CPA license
- Bachelors degree in Accounting or related area of study combined with relevant experience
- 8+ years of government accounting and thorough knowledge of GASB
- 3+ year so supervisory experience
- Outstanding organizational, communication and automated system skills
- Customer service oriented.

For consideration, please submit your resume to Lee Chernett, AVP at Robert Half Finance & Accounting, to

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