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Assistant Controller

Updated on 7/14/2024

Vital Farms

Vital Farms

201-500 employees

Ethically produced pasture-raised foods supplier

Consumer Goods
Social Impact
Food & Agriculture

Senior, Expert

Remote in USA

Financial Analysis
Financial Controller
Management Accounting
Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA certification preferred.
  • 8+ years of progressive experience in accounting and finance roles, with at least 3 years in a supervisory or managerial capacity and 2+ year in a public company
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles, financial reporting standards, and regulatory requirements
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and communicate insights effectively to stakeholders
  • Proven track record of driving process improvements, implementing best practices, and delivering results in a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, ERP systems, and financial reporting tools
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to think critically, solve problems, and make sound decisions in a dynamic business environment
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Passion for ethical and nutritious food and purpose-driven brands
  • Ability to travel 20-30% for meetings, company trainings, and events required
  • Lead the preparation and analysis of accurate and timely financial statements
  • Oversee day-to-day accounting operations
  • Provide insightful analysis of financial results
  • Develop, implement, and monitor internal control processes
  • Collaborate with business unit leaders to develop annual budgets
  • Partner with FP&A team to drive financial planning processes
  • Coordinate external audits and examinations
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and mentorship to the accounting team
  • Identify opportunities to streamline accounting processes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and senior management on special projects

Vital Farms provides a positive work environment for those passionate about sustainable agriculture and ethical animal treatment. As the leading U.S. brand in pasture-raised eggs and butter, the company's commitment to humane farming practices not only sets a standard in the industry but also fosters a culture of respect and responsibility. Working here offers an opportunity to be part of a team dedicated to transparency and sustainability, all while delivering high-quality products across approximately 13,000 stores nationwide.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Austin, Texas



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth