Bank Controller – To $115K – Atlanta, GA – Job # 2281

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 Atlanta, GA market. The successful candidate will oversee and manage the day-to-day operations and activities of the Accounting Department. The candidate will prepare and be responsible for the accuracy and timely completion of the company’s financial statements and regulatory filings (Call Reports, FR Y-9SP, Corporate Annual Reports to Shareholders, Proxy Statements and Notices, etc.) and ensures all financial reporting processes are in compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.

The position includes a salary of up to $115K and an excellent benefits package.

Bank Controller responsibilities include:

  • Handling the month, quarter, and year-end closing process, including the reconciliation of the general ledger.
  • Controlling bank overhead expenses and make recommendations to improve the bank’s cost structure and implements and manages approved expense controls.
  • Managing the Treasury functions of the bank, which includes the investment portfolio, liquidity management, and pledge requirement for public deposits.
  • Serving as a contact and interacts with board members, shareholders, investment bankers, regulators, and external auditors.
  • Managing the bank’s annual strategic budgeting process; develops, implements, and tracks the annual budget and strategic plan for the Accounting Department.
  • Initiating and implementing strategic plans, strategies, and solutions to maximize corporate profit.
  • Managing cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports.
  • Determining depreciation rates to apply to capitalized items and advises management on desirable operational adjustments due to tax revisions.
  • Maintaining internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, program budgets, and actual expenditures.
  • Maintaining an accurate chart of accounts and a system of controls over accounting transactions; ensuring that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported; examining all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies.
  • Preparing and presenting clear, accurate, concise, and effective correspondence, communications, documents, presentations, year to date financials, projections, analysis, forecasts, monthly board and management reports, and other reports and information
  • Evaluating and recommending annual insurance coverage for protection against property losses and potential liabilities; manages and oversees the bank’s property-casualty and liability-related insurance programs.
  • Preparing ALCO and Audit Committee Meeting information packages and reports for the board of directors and committee meetings; records and prepares ALCO and Audit Committee meeting minutes.
  • Reviewing, ensuring timely updates, and maintaining contracts; completing the annual vendor management and business continuity reviews and updating process; ensuring compliance with the Vendor Management and Business Continuity Programs.
  • Interpreting and analyzing accounting and financial-related laws, rulings, and regulations; reviews regulatory requirements to determine applicability and impact on the bank’s operations.

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 or master’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, business administration, management, or related field.
  • Ten or more years of proven comprehensive and progressive accounting, financial reporting, management, leadership experience in a banking environment.
  • Certified Public Accountant designation required.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of general banking regulations, laws, guidelines, GAAP, accounting practices, and related procedures.
  • Expert-level written and verbal communication and diplomacy skills with the ability to communicate clearly, concisely, persuasively, informatively, tactfully, and effectively work across all levels of the organization.
  • Possessing the ability to readily analyze and interpret government regulations, assess and articulate complex problems and solutions; strong analytical, technical, problem resolution, project management, strategic and critical/logical thinking, research, and negotiation skills.
  • Digital and technology-savvy; proficient in using advanced Microsoft Excel (formulas, graphing, pivot tables, etc.), Microsoft Office, FIS core system, and other innovative accounting and reporting systems.

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