Director of Finance / Assistant Controller | CPA | Atlanta, GA

Location: Atlanta, GA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $100,000.00 - $125,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 5/21/2018
Job ID: 02599099
Job Description

Director of Finance / Assistant Controller | CPA or CPA in Process Required | Atlanta, GA

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program

Greater Atlanta Area / Local Candidates Only Please


We are conducting an executive search in the Greater Atlanta Area. Our client offers employees a unique, performance-based culture where each employee is rewarded commensurate with their individual performance, the performance of their team, and the success of the company overall. They promote a culture of professional collaboration, teamwork, camaraderie, and promotion from within – we are always seeking promotable talent for this particular client.

The ideal candidate will be most at home working in a more formal, highly professional corporate office environment – the organization has a stable of multi-billion-dollar clientele. This position requires an individual with a unique blend of industry specific finance expertise combined with superb communication, people, and presentation skills. The selected individual will be interacting with and presenting to C-Level Executives, Board Members, Select Committees, and related Stakeholders.


  • The Director of Finance/Assistant Controller leads the general accounting and financial reporting process, AR and AP functions, and assists the Sr. Director of Finance/Controller with related financial matters
  • Manages accounting functions, including cash balancing, general ledger account reconciliations, and monthly close
  • Leads financial reporting functions, including monthly budget and forecast, cash flow, investment, and premium reports for internal and external purposes
  • Manages accounts payable and accounts receivable, including premium billing and reinsurance billing
  • Prepare executive and board level presentations
  • Manages the claims payment function, including review and approval of all claims payments
  • Manages outsourced internal control function and annual internal controls testing engagement
  • Manages financial statement audit
  • Reviews and prepares tax provision and works with tax consultants on tax strategy and execution
  • Backfill the Sr. Director of Finance responsibilities as necessary when business demands warrant
  • Assists with process improvement strategies for all accounting functions
  • Performs special projects on an as needed basis


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or Finance
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Designation as a CPA or working toward CPA path required
  • 5-7 years’ current work experience in accounting or finance
  • Previous supervisory / managerial experience
  • Current experience and knowledge of financial services industry (insurance, banking, accountancy, investment firms, stock brokerages, consumer-finance, credit-card, credit unions)
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP a plus

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