Remote Bank Controller – To $130K – REMOTE – Job # 2242

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 Michigan-based bank client is seeking to fill a Remote Bank Controller. The successful candidate will lead the accounting team in the preparation and reporting of accurate financial records. The candidate will provide financial, operational, and physical measurements to aid employees, managers, and officers in making informed, strategic, and operational decisions, which can lead to improved operational quality, lowered operational costs and increased operational responsiveness to our members’ needs.

The position includes a generous salary of up to $130K along with an excellent benefits package.

Bank Controller responsibilities include:

  • Ongoing daily responsibilities of the accounting, accounts payable, and purchasing teams including the evaluation of and alignment of roles to achieve balanced workloads and efficient processes.
  • Expert for the organization on all aspects of GAAP accounting and external financial reporting, and, as such, will be responsible for all accounting controls and policies.
  • Month-end activities including but not limited to the preparation of host files, creation of monthly reports, and reconciliation of all accounts.
  • Establishing priorities and develop objectives, goals, and action plans for the Accounting, Accounts Payable and Purchasing teams to assist in the accomplishment of the department goals as well as corporate goals and strategies.
  • Preparing accurate financial information to be used by management.
  • Submitting critical regulatory reports.
  • Leading the Annual Certified Public Accountants Financial Audit, including scheduling of interim and final fieldwork, coordination and completion of required audit schedules, and provide management response to audit findings.
  • Maintaining an ongoing relationship with the external audit team and be the primary point of contact.
  • Ensuring timely and accurate tax filings and withholdings, conduct IRS research as necessary.
  • Researching ad hoc GAAP requirements as they pertain to proper treatment of financial transactions and external financial reporting as requested by officers and management.

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 or business-related field, or five years of related work experience required.
  • Seven years of accounting experience, five in a supervisory role, is required.
  • CPA Preferred.
  • Demonstrated abilities in audit/compliance, analysis, problem-solving, and results orientation.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Regulatory knowledge and experience with applicable federal and State Banking laws and regulations.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and skills in prioritizing and organization of work.
  • Ability to understand complex business issues and make appropriate application and interpretation using judgment and reasoning to balance risk and achieve business plan objectives.
  • High level of decision-making in a fast-paced ambiguous environment.
  • Proficiency in the use of Excel and costing software.

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