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Corporate Controller

Company: Bankers Financial
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company Value Statements

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties, all employees are expected to demonstrate the following:

  • Acting with the highest level of honesty, trust, character and transparency.
  • Making a unified effort to achieve the goals of the organization; embracing accountability for exceptional performance every day.
  • Commitment to excellence in reaching our full potential as individuals and as an organization, surpassing the ordinary and the expectations of our stakeholders.
  • Approaching every challenge with creative energy, discovering unique solutions to maximize success; focus on creating and delivering compelling customer value.
  • Belief in the power of a diverse workforce and in creating a positive impact on both the environment and our community.


The Corporate Controller is responsible for ensuring that the financial statements are prepared on a timely basis as well as being fairly stated. This entails making sure all supporting schedules are correctly prepared and journal entries properly prepared and uploaded into the general ledger. This position is also responsible for compliance filings for all the licensed states as well as overseeing the preparation and filing of annual and installment premium taxes.

Essential Functions

  • Planning, directing and coordinating all accounting operational functions.
  • Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business results.
  • Coordinating and preparing internal and external financial statements.
  • Coordinating activities of external auditors.
  • Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes.
  • Review month-end close for subsidiaries rolling into parent corporation.
  • Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process.
  • Managing the budget process.
  • Evaluating accounting and internal control systems.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database as needed.
  • Developing and monitoring business performance metrics.
  • Overseeing regularly reporting, frequently including tax planning and compliance.
  • Hiring, training and retaining skilled accounting staff.

Supervisory Responsibility

The following positions report to the Controller: Staff Accountant Compliance (premium taxes & state filings), Senior Staff Accountants, Senior Reinsurance Accountant, and Senior Financial Analyst.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Full-time, Monday-Friday.

Required Education and Experience

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA required
  • Experience handling accounting for multiple companies with elimination and consolidation experience.
  • Experience being the primary contact for audit relationships and handling the PBC items.
  • Experience doing technical accounting research and accounting for new pronouncements/transactions.
  • Experience handling accounting for shared services/corporate overhead.
  • Experience handling multiple allocations models for various expenses.
  • Experience coordinating input for annual budget and reforecast.
  • Experience handling coding of various invoices.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Masters in Accounting or MBA preferred.
  • Lawson and Blackline experience is preferred.

The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed; the level of knowledge and skills typically required; and usual working conditions of this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as a comprehensive, complete or exclusive list of the duties of the position. Additional and different duties may be assigned from time to time. We are an E-Verify company.

Keywords: Bankers Financial, St. Petersburg , Corporate Controller, Other , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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