Bank Controller – To $100K – Hillsdale, MI – Job # 2470

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our bank client is seeking to fill a Bank Controller role in the Hillsdale, MI area. The selected candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Bank’s general accounting system and financial information reporting, including internal, external, and regulatory reports.

This position offers a generous salary of up to $100K and full benefits package.

Bank Controller responsibilities include:

  • Recording of the Bank’s financial transactions, the preparation, and interpretation of financial reports and statements for the Board of Directors, internal management, and outside groups, including regulatory reporting.
  • Managing the Bank’s accounting staff and providing overall management for all departmental activities and functions.
  • Assisting senior management with the financial information needed for major facilities renovations and new bank products.
  • Assisting with the preparation of the annual budget based on the financial objectives of the Bank.
  • Coordinating internal and external audits of the Bank’s financial records.
  • Managing the Bank’s cash flow and tracking and monitoring the bank’s liquidity position.
  • Ensuring that reports conform to GAAP with proper disclosure requirements.
  • Establishing or recommending to management major policies for the Bank.
  • Preparing reports, which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position, in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.
  • Directing the preparation of cash forecast and other financial information and reports for utilization by the Funds Management Committee.
  • Developing, evaluating, managing, and improving processes used in the Finance department for the work to be produced efficiently and of high quality to meet or exceed the Bank standard.
  • Performing analysis of capital expenditures before projects commence to determine the cost of the project and directing determination of depreciation rates to apply to capital assets.
  • Additional duties that may be assigned.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, related discipline, or experience commensurate with the position.
  • Eight or more years of progressively responsible experience in accounting.
  • Managerial or supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Exhibits strong organizational skills, time management, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team by interacting with other departments in a positive manner and representing as a client liaison with internal departments.
  • Demonstrates the ability to represent the Bank in a professional manner, through proper attire, effective communication, and a team-oriented and willing attitude to go above and beyond.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office suite, specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook preferred.

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