Welcome to Vaco - an uncommon company with an empowered culture. At Vaco, we welcome talented malcontents seeking a collaborative environment where creative freedom rings.
Entrepreneur and sales leader sought for growing finance and accounting practice! Our clients range from CFOs and VPs of finance, tax, and internal audit as well as Controllers and Accounting Managers. They rely on us because we speak their language and understand their needs. If you have the finance and accounting credentials, business acumen, and market intelligence to deliver the right expertise, read on.
Since 2002, we have grown to over $750 MM in annual revenue and more than 40 locations. And with no plans of slowing down anytime soon, we are seeking big thinkers to lead us into the future.
If you are looking for a conservative, bureaucratic corporation, Vaco may not be the place for you. If, however, you are a lifetime learner who thrives in a high growth, entrepreneurial environment, read on!
A Day in the Life
Your CFO client just called. Her accounting department could really use help prepping for an upcoming audit. Or maybe she needs a seasoned project manager to lead a merger integration.
The Managing Director is a strategic business thinker and team builder. Someone who is highly competitive with a servant leader's heart. Leading through individual production, the Managing Director is the beacon of success by identifying market trends, attracting, and retaining top performing talent, developing high performing teams, coaching, counseling, and teaching.
Duties and Responsibilities
Set example for all in the office with pace and intensity of personal production.
Develop and manage a book of business for high-level projects in audit, financial reporting, FP&A, M&A, taxation, software implementations, and more.
Manage an elite recruiting team to maintain awareness of available talent and marketable skill sets, while also keeping them informed on upcoming projects/talent needs.
Run team meetings to increase efficiency and drive accountability.
Deliver and execute best practices related to client service and consultant relations.
Foster brand identity in local markets through social media, events and public relations congruent with Vaco global marketing
Contribute to Vaco global by promoting cross location and functional sharing of Vaco best practices.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.
'Best Place to Work' Perks
True base salary and uncapped compensation package that surpasses industry standards.
Annual, FIVE STAR vacations (we call it "Vatopia") for meeting top tier performance goals.
Annual world class training where all Vacotians, as we like to call them, get together to meet, learn, and exchange ideas.
Generous PTO that increases with tenure.
Technology packages that include smart phone coverage, up-to-date equipment, and top tier online resources.
Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k, pet insurance, life insurance, disability and more!
Duties and responsibilities are to be performed while observing the following Core Tenets:
A Team First Approach, aligning with the core tenets: Proud to Wear Jersey, Stay Team Focused, and Assume Positive Intent
Self-Awareness, aligning with the core tenets Outlaws Welcome, Stay Coachable and Be Comfortable with Healthy Conflict
Solutions Oriented, aligning with the core tenets Be Entrepreneurial, Be Electable, Fix the Problem Not the Blame
Grit, aligning with the core tenets Work Hard, Stay Free and Play 'til the Whistle.
Desired Competencies and Skills:
Ensures Accountability: holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.
Attracts Top Talent: attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs.
Manages Conflict: handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.
Customer Focus: building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Instills Trust -gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
Drives Results: consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
Being Resilient: rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
Action Oriented: taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Communicates Effectively: developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Decision Quality: making sound and timely decisions that keep the team moving forward.
Drives Engagement: creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's Degree required. CPA, CFA, MBA or other professional designation highly desired.
Strong desire to lead while remaining hands-on in business development.
Must have working knowledge of MS Office Suite
Experience with Bullhorn preferred.
Able to work with a sense of urgency and meet tight deadlines; Organized, detailed, and results driven.
< 20% -Occasional travel to annual conference or client sites
California residents may also access Vaco's HR Notice at Collection for California Applicants and Employees.
Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race (including but not limited to traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and hair style), color, sex (includes pregnancy or related conditions), religion or creed, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, status as a veteran, union membership, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristics as required by federal, state or local law.