Schaumburg, Illinois
May 12, 2024
May 19, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
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Join our boutique insurance firm where family, faith & stewardship are primary values! Excellent benefits, opportunity for growth, and more! Insurance industry experience required for consideration.

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Salary: $120,000 - $185,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are a premier life insurance carrier dedicated to safeguarding the financial future of individuals and families. Our commitment to integrity, innovation, and customer-centric service drives us to provide tailored life insurance solutions that offer peace of mind in an ever-changing world.

Why join us?

We are in search of a skilled Controller to oversee the financial landscape of our organization. This pivotal role ensures financial integrity, implements effective controls, and offers strategic guidance for the company's long-term financial sustainability. The ideal candidate possesses a robust background in statutory accounting, financial reporting, and regulatory compliance within the insurance sector. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Controller who wants to eventually grow into a CFO role or take over the business. We offer strong work/life balance, a family-friendly work environment, competitive pay & benefits, and more!

Job Details

As the Controller, you will be responsible for:

  • Financial Strategy: Collaborate with the CEO and executive team to execute financial strategies aligned with overall business objectives, fostering growth, profitability, and financial goals.
  • Financial Planning and Analysis: Lead the financial planning and analysis (FP&A) function, directing budgeting, forecasting, and performance analysis to inform strategic decision-making and resource allocation.
  • Financial Reporting: Ensure accurate and timely preparation of financial statements, regulatory filings, and management reports in adherence to accounting standards and regulatory mandates.
  • Risk Management: Effectively manage financial risks, encompassing market, credit, and operational risks, while implementing robust risk management practices and controls.
  • Capital Management: Optimize capital allocation and structure to support business expansion and enhance returns for shareholders, overseeing capital planning, raising initiatives, and dividend policies.
  • Investment Management: Collaborate with the CEO and Board Treasurer to oversee investment activities, including asset allocation, portfolio management, and investment performance monitoring, ensuring alignment with investment objectives and risk tolerances.
  • Financial Operations: Supervise financial operations, encompassing banking relationships, cash management, accounts payable, and accounts receivable, ensuring operational efficiency, accuracy, and adherence to internal controls.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, including statutory reporting, tax compliance, and regulatory filings, while liaising with regulators and auditors as necessary.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Cultivate and maintain strategic alliances with external stakeholders, such as reinsurers, actuaries, financial institutions, investment advisors, and regulatory bodies, to bolster business objectives and enhance market positioning.
  • Leadership and Team Development: Provide robust leadership and mentorship to the accounting team and across departments, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continual learning.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance; CPA designation required.
  • Minimum 5 years of leadership experience in finance and accounting, with significant exposure to the insurance industry.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive accounting & finance experience.
  • Deep comprehension of regulatory requirements and financial reporting standards.
  • Profound understanding of insurance accounting principles, including statutory and GAAP accounting.
  • Demonstrated track record of driving financial performance and implementing strategic initiatives to achieve business objectives.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving prowess, with the ability to decipher complex financial data and offer strategic insights.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, adept at engaging with senior executives, board members, regulators, and external stakeholders.
  • Proven leadership acumen, with a history of building and nurturing high-performing teams.
  • Strategic mindset focused on innovation, continuous improvement, and driving organizational change.

  • Competitive salary and executive compensation package.
  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits.
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match.
  • Professional development opportunities and executive education programs.
  • Generous paid time off.

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