Assistant Controller

Pinellas, FL

Post Date: 07/15/2018 Job ID: 6621 Category: Accounting

Are you a high energy Accounting Professional who is sharp, fast worker, and doesn’t mind getting into the details?  If so, we want to speak with you!  A great client of ours located in Palm Harbor is looking for an Assistant Controller to supervise its accounts receivable, accounts payable and general accounting departments.  Reporting into the Controller, you will oversee all day-to-day accounting aspects such as: monthly close, account reconciliations, financial statements, A/P, A/R, and more.

Assistant Controller Job Duties:

  • Preparing and consolidating financial statements
  • Mentoring and guiding our AP/AR team members
  • Providing monthly, quarterly and year-end analyses
  • Assisting with the budget and forecasting process
  • Researching accounting issues for compliance with GAAP
  • Analyzing and reporting cost variances
  • Overseeing general ledger maintenance, account reconciliation and month-end closing
  • Acting as liaison by coordinating accounting matters between Operations, Finance, Contracts & Proposals
  • Managing SOX procedures as well as the testing and reviewing of those procedures
  • Reviewing contracts and research any state sales tax collection requirements
  • Overseeing the filing of state sales and use tax returns

Assistant Controller Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 4+ years of directly related accounting experience
  • CPA is a must
  • Experience with SOX and Sales /Use Tax
  • Strong process improvements mindset
  • Experience with ERP system (BST)
  • Proven supervisory experience
  • Advanced Excel skills – pivots, vlookups, etc.

Assistant Controller Benefits and Compensation:

  • Great work life balance, including option to work remote
  • Solid benefits
  • Beautiful offices located in Palm Harbor
  • Highly competitive compensation of $85k - $100k, 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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