Tampa, FL

Post Date: 11/28/2017 Job ID: 6187 Category: Accounting

Are you a driven accounting executive looking for a highly interactive and fun career opportunity with one of our clients in the Tampa Bay area? Well, this position could be for you! We are conducting an exclusive search for a Controller to join a top performing team responsible for overseeing all general accounting and finance operations for the company.

Controller Job Duties:

  • Oversee financial statement preparation and ensure compliance with GAAP
  • Oversee budgeting and forecasting
  • Prepare all tax filings
  • Review account reconciliations
  • Provide leadership, training, and guidance to staff
  • Oversee month end close
  • Assist with various special projects

Controller Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Active CPA license required
  • 8+ years of progressive accounting experience, preferably with some public accounting firm experience
  • Experience working with Private Equity firms a plus
  • Management experience required
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Strong planning and organization skills and understanding of the importance of deadlines
  • Superb communications skills required

Controller Benefits and Compensation:

At Taylor White, we specialize exclusively in Accounting & Finance leadership roles in Tampa Bay.  Our industry knowledge combined with our extensive recruiting experience means we not only know what you're looking for; we know how to find it!  For more information, please contact us via our website at

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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