Gainesville, FL 32607

Posted: 07/26/2019 Category: Accounting Job Number: 17310

If you are in the Gainesville area and looking for a new career opportunity, this position could be for you. A top tier company in the area is looking for an accounting professional with supervisory experience to take the role of Controller. They would be a part of a team responsible for overseeing all general accounting functions.

Controller Job Duties: 

  • Establish and maintain accounting policies and procedures
  • Provide leadership
  • Prepare financial reports
  • Prepare and present company financials to senior management
  • Make recommendations based on financial results
  • Oversee accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and 401k
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting
  • Review financial controls
  • Train and develop staff
  • Seek out and recommend process improvements
  • Prepare ad hoc reports, as needed

Controller Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • CPA certification required
  • 7+ years of progressive accounting experience required
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Strong planning and organization skills and understanding of the importance of deadlines
  • Superb communications skills required

Controller Benefits and Compensation: 

  • A professional working environment
  • GREAT leadership and high visibility
  • TERRIFIC career growth potential
  • GREAT benefits
  • Highly competitive compensation of $80,000 - $90,000, 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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