Assistant Controller

  • Roy Deary at Vesta for You
  • Jacksonville, FL, USA
  • Mar 26, 2020
Full time Entry Level   Accounting Entry Level Finance Hospitality-Hotel

Job Description

Job Title:   Assistant Controller

FLSA Status: Exempt (Salary)

Hours: Full Time (30+ hours per week)



Vesta Property Services provides property management and related services to developers of planned unit communities and residential associations. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Vesta offices are strategically located throughout the Sunshine State. Vesta employs over 1,000 trained and educated professionals providing a wide spectrum of services to residents of more than 300,000 homes in over 300 communities.



Vesta Property Services is looking to hire an Assistant Controller to join our rapidly growing organization.  This is a great career opportunity for an experienced financial professional.  This role will be responsible for creating financial statements, managing the month-end close process, budget and forecasting activities, and all areas relating to financial reporting.


RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES include the following:


  • Assist the controller with preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements (cash flow, income, taxes, earnings, inventory and investments)
  • Provide support and supervise month-end close process and general accounting functions (AP/AR, bank reconciliation, payroll, expenses)
  • Prepare, post and review general ledger journal entries and reconcile accounts.
  • Participate in the creation and implementation of internal controls and monitoring of accounting processes
  • Prepare, evaluate and present budget reports
  • Assist business areas with G/L or other accounting-related questions or requests
  • Assist with annual tax and 1099 processes including account, filing preparation and payment of related bills
  • Assist with management of semi-monthly payroll
  • Calculate and process commissions
  • Develops and maintains thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting policies, financial systems, transaction processes and internal controls.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Demonstrate experience and proficiency in applying accounting principles and concepts
  • Other tasks as assigned by Controller



  • Strong knowledge of accounting standards
  • Strong analytical skills and technical experience with financial systems
  • Experience with the preparation of financial reports
  • Experience with budget preparation
  • Full-cycle accounting experience
  • Payroll experience is a plus
  • Strong experience in supervising accounting staff
  • Proven ability to meet daily and monthly timelines and deliverables
  • Experience with data management and facilitating internal and external audits
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven and effective time management skills, organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Customer service driven and attention to detail is a must
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • NetSuite and Paycom experience preferred



Must have 5 or more years of Accounting experience, preferably in an Assistant Controller role.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred or equivalent experience.