Controller/VP of Human Resources

The Ford Agency   Columbia, MD   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on November 10, 2020

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an experienced Controller/VP of HR to join a full-service marketing solutions firm in  Columbia, MD.  This role will be responsible for all financial and accounting management for this energetic, driven, and dynamic team of marketing experts. This individual will report to the President/CEO and oversees all accounting functions as well as ensure that laws and compliance are followed on the HR side. The successful candidate will have a strong background in accounting and a solid understanding of HR laws in order to manage both aspects of the position with ease. Salary to $80k, DOE.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the operations of the accounting department
  • Oversee customer billing
  • Handle AP and AR
  • Create financial reports and strategize business needs with CEO/President
  • Create monthly and annual financial reports for Partners
  • HR Responsibilities:
    • Develop and implement HR strategies
    • Handle employee relations
    • Oversee performance evaluation process
    • Ensure HR compliance
    • Process payroll
    • Oversee benefits and 401k administration


Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • 8+ years of high level accounting experience
  • CPA is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Technical skills:
    • MS Excel
    • Workamajig preferred
  • Knowledge of HR laws and HR compliance
  • Ability to juggle ongoing projects, manage conflicting deadlines and a self-directed willingness to take ownership of the role

This is a direct hire position. For immediate consideration, please submit your resume to:

Attn: Controller


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