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Assistant Controller

Tampa, FL

Posted: 07/02/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Accounting Job Number: 21781 Pay Rate: $150,000 - $160,000

Job Description

Our client,  a private-equity owned company in the technology services industry, is building on their already outstanding team here in Tampa Bay.  They are currently seeking an experienced accounting leader to supplement their team and serve as a succession option for the Global Controller, to whom this role reports.  The Assistant Controller is a newly created role, due to growth, and will have a nice blend of responsibilities, including transactional accounting, reporting, consolidations, technical accounting, financial systems, processes & controls, and TONS of innovation! The Assistant Controller will have the opportunity to make their mark as processes, tools and templates are further enhanced and learn under an outstanding mentor.  If you have a keen eye for detail, unwavering integrity, and love to be a part of helping to evolve an organization, all while seeking career growth, this role could be perfect for you!  The ideal candidate will have a process focused mindset, a strong technical GAAP foundation, and a passion for collaborating with cross-functional decision makers! Background check and drug test required.

Assistant Controller Benefits and Compensation: 

  • Professional, flexible and heavily remote work setting
  • Proven leadership and high visibility
  • Strong benefits package
  • Competitive compensation of $150,000 - $160,000, plus bonus potential!

Assistant Controller Job Duties: 

  • Oversee day-to-day accounting operations and supervise teams.
  • Coordinate and lead the month-end and year-end closing processes across various ERPs and consolidations.
  • Review and analyze financial statements - balance sheets, and P&L statements, cash flows.
  • Implement and maintain effective internal controls and compliance measures.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and drive financial efficiency.
  • Oversee project analysis and engagement margin actual vs. budget
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration acquisitions.
  • Oversee international teams for local accounting and statutory compliance
  • Deliver presentations and reports to executive management and board members.
  • Special projects as needed and minimal travel may be required

Assistant Controller Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required and Master's degree preferred
  • CPA and public accounting required
  • 10+ years professional experience with exposure to complex, multi-entity environments
  • International, acquisitions and PE experience a plus
  • Comfort with fast-paced, ever-evolving environments
  • Excellent analytical skills and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to convey financial information to non-financial stakeholders
  • Detail-oriented, with strong problem-solving and decision-making skills

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

Additional Information

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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