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Tampa Bay, FL

Posted: 03/13/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Accounting Job Number: 21042 Pay Rate: $125,000 - $150,000

Job Description

One of our Tampa Bay client companies has created this new Controller position given its corporate growth and projected expansion!  This new hands-on leader will be responsible for all areas of accounting and finance and leadership of a small team.  Heavy interface cross-functionally and with both executive leadership and stakeholders, too, for financial guidance. APPLY NOW!

Controller Benefits and Compensation: 

  • Great growth potential in this highly visible role
  • Strong benefits package
  • Target salary $125,000 - $150,000, plus additional bonus

Controller Job Duties:

  • Responsible for all aspects of accounting operations
  • Implements process improvements, internal controls, and policies and procedures in accordance with GAAP
  • Develops budgets, forecasts, and variance analysis
  • Leads the month-end close process, prepares monthly financial packages for lenders and Board
  • Prepares necessary schedules and reconciliations for annual financial statement audit
  • Analyzes financial results with respect to profits, trends, costs and compliance with budgets and financial covenants; issues regular status reports to senior management, including KPIs
  • Supports the integration of acquisitions
  • Partners with CFO and leadership to continually evaluate company performance

Controller Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and CPA required
  • 10+ years of professional experience required, preferably at the Controller level
  • Strong knowledge of PowerPoint and Excel (pivots, VLOOKUPs)
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics a plus
  • Experience with a PE-backed company a plus
  • Proven hands-on experience leading and enhancing financial controls,  developing records systems and managing many small customers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent leadership skills, organizational skills and attention to detail

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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