North Tampa, FL

Post Date: 06/07/2018 Job ID: 6556 Category: Accounting

Are you an eager Accounting Professional with cost accounting/manufacturing experience and are looking for a high visibility leadership position with a  great growing company? If so, this is the role for you! One of our great clients in North Tampa is looking for a Controller to lead their accounting team. In this position, you would have two direct reports and would report directly to the CEO!

Controller Job Duties:

  • Maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts on a recurring basis, including posting monthly journal entries, completing account reconciliations, providing variance analysis and investigating discrepancies.
  • Conduct month and year end closing, reconcile and balance all accounts and review monthly journal entries.
  • Provide cost accounting expertise for the manufacturing operations.
  • Prepare P&L financial statements and analytical reports as part of the monthly reporting package.
  • Work closely with manufacturing operations to ensure accurate and timely capture of all production costs and effective analysis of production variances.
  • Prepare inventory valuation reports monthly.
  • Oversee AP and AR.
  • Prepare sales and use tax filings as required.
  • Produce and monitor Weekly Cashflow Report, forecast on monthly.

Controller Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 4+ years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Cost accounting experience a MUST
  • Syspro system experience a plus
  • Strong technical skills, critical thinking, analytical skills, and attention to detail
  • Superb communications skills required

Controller Benefits and Compensation:

  • Work hard, play hard
  • Terrific work-life balance
  • Great benefits
  • Salary range of $80k - $90k, plus bonus potential!

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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