Controller

Employer
Jobot
Location
Schaumburg, Illinois
Posted
May 12, 2024
Closes
May 19, 2024
Ref
2759431149
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
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.

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Jacque Seaton
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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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Benefits:
  • 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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