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The Controller is responsible for providing world-class fiscal integrity and service while facilitating world-class instruction, research and leadership.


Relocation allowance or reimbursement is negotiable. All employees must be available to work in our Alexandria, LA office. If applicable, we'll negotiate and determine the best way to help you offset any moving expenses. 


VPA’s mission is simple: We are dedicated to providing our clients a peace of mind.    VPA is a family owned and operated company focused on providing superior client service and expertise to our clients.  Our knowledgeable staff are dedicated to providing peace of mind in regards to any area of our clients business.  This is where you come in.   We are looking for ambitious, talented, and self-motivated individuals who will work tirelessly to use their talents to help our clients achieve their business goals and remove any burdens to allow them to focus on growing their business.


  • Account Receivable including recording cash receipts, invoicing, and collections.
  • Accounts Payable including posting payables, processing checks, reconciling statements
  • Inventory management including purchasing, receiving, RMA’s, warranty, exchanges, disputes, etc.
  • Cash management, deposits, credit card processing, online banking, bank reconciliations, forecasting, reporting to management
  • Sales tax reports for various states
  • General Ledger entries, reconciliations of accounts, preparing financial statements
  • Analyze financials and make recommendations to management when appropriate.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly and year-end reports
  • Self-starter, able to multi task.
  • Deep understand and ability to apply accounting knowledge 
  • Strong skills in the use Excel. 
  • Must be willing to roll up your sleeves and dig into the details. 
  • Must be able to wear different hats and work collaboratively with co-workers. 
  • Ability to manage a broad range of activities and juggle multiple tasks.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. Professional demeanor, team oriented, great organizational skills and go getter, positive attitude 
  • Demonstrates a desire to learn and assume responsibility. 
  • Strong commitment to the job and the organization. Flexibility to work extra hours when needed. Punctual and dependable.


We are looking for an independent and motivated self – starter with the following attributes.


  • Work Ethic
  • Commitment
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • High Standards
  • Not Robotic
  • Proactive
  • Teamwork
  • Technological Intuition and Aptitude


  • Ethical in every aspect of their jobs.  We seek to do right by our clients, each other, and our own moral compass.  We put the best interest of the client and each other first. 
  • Passionately Committed to achieving the highest level of excellence in work and in your personal live.  Takes his/her job seriously and is excited by the ability to offer expertise in order to create value for each of our clients.
  • Service Excellence - dedicate to constantly improving their level of service to each and every client as well as to each other and to deliver services promptly, warmly, and in a way that uplifts the client and delivers an experience more than a provided service.
  • Accountable to the client, each other, and themselves. We display promptness, the ability to prioritize efficiently and thoughtfully, and follow through required to complete a task when it is assigned and take ownership and responsibility of that task.
  • People of Possibility - one who never back down from difficult challenges.   Constantly looking at new challenges as opportunities to grow the company, improve our expertise and learning, and provide new and exciting services and value to our clients.
  • Thirst for Knowledge - has a very strong desire and commitment to growing and wanting to learn more and improve him/herself.  Actively seeks feedback that can help them grow as individuals and as service providers to our clients.
  • Selfless Servants - constantly seeking out ways to help one another and to put the needs of others, clients especially, ahead of our own wishes and agendas. 



  • Two-year accounting degree, four-year business degree, or two years of related experience
  • Proficient with Excel pivot tables and functions
  • Works well with standards, processes, check-lists, and structure
  • Thrives in a team, flexible, family, fun and results oriented environment


  • Generous benefits package
  • Between health insurance and HSA contribution, we contribute a large percentage towards your coverage and deductible
  • Competitive salary – we will aggressively compensate the right person for this position
  • Exceptional culture
  • Onsite day care
  • Collaborative environment in which your gifts and talents are able to make a different



  • Return to the Apply Now overview page and click the APPLY TO JOIN VPA button at the bottom of the page.
  • Only one application is needed to be considered for any openings we have now and in the future based on your knowledge, skills and qualifications.