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Assistant Controller

Tampa, FL

Posted: 01/17/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Accounting Job Number: 20774 Pay Rate: $130,000 - $150,000

Job Description

We have an exclusive search for a motivated accounting professional with management experience for a newly created opportunity with one of our dynamic growth-oriented clients in Tampa Bay. This Assistant Controller will join a top team and be responsible for overseeing all transactional accounting functions.

Assistant Controller Benefits and Compensation: 

  • Beautiful offices, mostly in-office work schedule
  • Great career opportunity to lead and with high visibility
  • Wonderful benefits package
  • Highly competitive compensation of $130,000-$150,000 plus bonus potential!

Assistant Controller Job Duties: 

  • Work closely with the Controller, Accounting team, and FP&A team
  • Manage month-end close process
  • Prepare consolidated financial statements
  • Establish and maintain internal controls
  • Manage all aspects of the general ledger
  • Prepare and review accounting entries and monthly reconciliations
  • Provide monthly, quarterly and year-end analyses
  • Analyze and report cost variances
  • Provide documentation to the external auditors
  • Supervise and develop 3-5 team members
  • Assist with and supervise the upgrading of systems used in the accounting function

Assistant Controller Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, MBA or CPA preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Proven leadership experience working in a hands-on capacity
  • Experience with team building and a passion for developing others
  • Roll-up your sleeves and results oriented mindset

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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