Assistant Controller

Tampa Bay, FL

Posted: 04/03/2019 Category: Accounting Job Number: 6400

Are you a motivated accounting professional with management experience looking for an exciting career opportunity with one of the premier companies in the Tampa Bay area? Well, this position could be for you! We are conducting a search for an Assistant Controller to join a top performing team primarily responsible for working closely with the Controller to oversee accounting functions and provide leadership to staff.

Assistant Controller Job Duties:

  • Manage month end close process
  • Train, develop and mentor staff
  • Prepare & analyze periodic financial reporting
  • Maintain banking relationships
  • Oversee risk management function
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting process
  • Liaise and support external auditors
  • Maintain a system of effective internal controls
  • Identify, support and implement process improvement initiatives
  • Lead special projects, as needed

Assistant Controller Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • Active CPA certification required
  • 10+ years of progressive professional accounting experience required, ideally with public accounting firm experience
  • Prior supervisory experience is required
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical skills, and attention to detail
  • Strong planning and organization skills and understanding of the importance of deadlines
  • Superb communications skills required

Assistant Controller Benefits and Compensation:

  • A professional working environment
  • GREAT leadership and high visibility
  • TERRIFIC career growth potential
  • Medical & dental insurance
  • Highly competitive compensation of $130,000 - $150,000, plus bonus potential!

At Taylor White, we specialize in Accounting & Finance 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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