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VP, Corporate Controller


Houston, TX


Permanent - Hybrid

Our client in the legal services space is looking for a Vice President, Corporate Controller! In this role, you would be responsible for developing, implementing, and enforcing all accounting policies and procedures, ensuring that all practices are compliant with ASC 606, and other relevant accounting principles. If you have strong internal controls management experience, apply today!


The VP, Corporate Controller position is fully accountable for the accounting operations and fiscal functions of ARCHER Systems.  This includes the production of accurate and periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk. In this role, you will add value by providing meaningful and timely financial information that is used to report financial results while ensuring that reported results comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). As a whole, the Controller will be responsible for enhancing and/or developing, implementing, and enforcing all accounting policies and procedures, ensuring that all practices are compliant with ASC 606 and other relevant accounting principles.

How YOU Will Spend YOUR Days

Financial Management & Accounting

  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, and Revenue Recognition, ensuring consistent application of GAAP, timeliness of payments and collections, and accuracy of coding.

  • Identify and implement new accounting standards as required by FASB.

  • Maintain the chart of accounts.

  • Issue timely and complete monthly and annual financial statements.

  • Maintain and administer corporate bank accounts.

Leadership and Organization Management

  • Oversee the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives.

  • Develop, motivate, coach, and mentor direct reports on advanced accounting, leadership, management, and accounting processes.

  • Establish and maintain KPIs for the accounting organization.

  • Manage offshore accounting functions.

Controls, Risk Management and Audit

  • Strengthen and maintain the control environment from control design, testing, refinement to leveraging industry best practices.

  • Regularly review areas of risk inherent in the financial and accounting process.

  • Manage the annual external audit, including resourcing, project planning, response preparation, schedules and data extracts, and report preparation.

Systems and Processes

  • Facilitate the optimization of the accounting software system and supporting systems.

  • Work with internal Lean Six Sigma and IT teams to improve, automate, and streamline accounting processes.

  • Maintain and enforce a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.

Compliance and Tax

  • Work with outside tax firms to satisfy all regulatory and tax compliance filings, reports and audits.

  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal financial regulations and standards.

What YOU Bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, with a major in Finance or Accounting. Masters in Accounting preferred.

  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.

  • Public accounting experience preferred.

  • 10+ years of related experience with at least 5 years in a Controller position.

  • Thorough knowledge of US GAAP, accounting best practices, controls, and ASC 606.

  • Experience creating financial statements, general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.

  • Excellent verbal, written, listening, and presentation communication skills.

  • Strong executive presence, relationship and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to maintain and use effective organizational and time management skills while managing multiple priorities and projects.

  • Excellent MS Office skills.  Oracle NetSuite experience is a plus.

Location: 4 days a week onsite in Houston, TX - local candidates only

Compensation: $190k - $200k per year

No third parties: no C2C or sponsorship available; must be eligible to work W2

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