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Corporate Controller

Tampa Bay, FL

Posted: 04/16/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Accounting Job Number: 21662 - 21656 Pay Rate: $180,000 - $200,000

Job Description

One of our long-term clients, a growing, private equity owned company, is looking to add to their existing strong team. Are you looking for an accounting leadership role that values a positive and collaborative culture, all while working for outstanding leadership? Do you enjoy having the autonomy to work on complex accounting issues, while also focusing on evolving, streamlining and automating processes and tools to position the company for growth? The Corporate Controller offers great visibility, both within C-suite and cross-functional counterparts. The focus of the position includes full-suite transactional accounting, consolidated financial reporting and related variance analysis, integration of acquisitions, and leadership over a high performing team. The ideal candidate will have an innovative mindset, enjoying being a change agent, and will thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a real growth trajectory. Our client offers a hybrid work setting, solid benefits, and a highly competitive compensation package. Interested in learning more and having a seat at the table? APPLY TODAY!

Corporate Controller Benefits and Compensation: 

  • Professional working environment within a great, positive culture 
  • Outstanding leadership and high visibility 
  • Career potential with a company known for investing in their people
  • Full benefits package including competitive PTO, medical & dental insurance, etc.
  • Highly competitive compensation, (commensurate with experience), of $180,000 - $200,000, plus bonus and generous equity potential! 

Corporate Controller Job Duties: 

  • Responsible for the monthly close process. Develop and improve processes throughout the accounting department to improve efficiency, quality, and cycle time.
  • Partner with others to upgrade the company’s financial reporting package to deliver timely, accurate and insightful information to leadership.
  • Handle the audit coordination and technical GAAP matters.
  • Support compilation of financial information and analyses to private equity sponsor and independent board members.
  • Maintain strong accounting and control processes over journal entries, account reconciliations, corporate consolidations, and analysis of changes in account balances, etc.
  • Assist with outside firm’s assessment of pass-through income tax compliance and tax distributions.
  • Lead and collaborate with other departments and outside consultants to drive successful implementation and evolution of ERP and other financial systems.
  • Implement/enhance an accounting structure and underlying policies and procedures to ensure compliance and efficiency.
  • Lead and mentor accounting team members, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and development.

Corporate Controller Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting, active CPA certification required
  • 10+ years of  proven, progressive accounting experience
  • Public accounting experience STRONGLY preferred
  • Prior supervisory skills and ability to multi-task
  • Exposure to acquisition transactions (or an understanding of underlying concepts)
  • Advanced technical GAAP and analytical skills required 
  • Strong leadership development skills and ability to excel in a team environment 
  • Superb attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and excellent communication skills required 

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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