Lewis James Professional

Controller

Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. We are currently seeking a Controller for a contract opportunity with a financial services client.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Review and reconcile various data and accounts contained in the Bank’s general ledgers and various financial reports to ensure accuracy and reasonableness of recorded financial transactions.
  • Manage the month-end, quarter-end and year-end closes.
  • Acts as the liaison between the accounting department and other departments to resolve problems and/or responds to inquiries regarding general ledger and/or accounting related questions.
  • Oversee and review work and provide support and direction to the accounting staff.
  • Prepare the Bank’s monthly financial statement packages and other financial related reports
  • Manage and processe daily liquidity activity.
  • Calculate Federal income tax and State taxes for month-end close, book the general ledger entries and maintain the deferred tax asset inventory.
  • Manage and prepare the investment entries, maintenance and reconciliation of the Bank’s investment portfolio between the general ledger and investment statement.
  • Coordinate the preparation and filing of the quarterly tax payment estimates and annual tax returns.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance Required
  • MBA or CPA Preferred
  • 5+ years Financial and Accounting Management required
  • Strong understanding of accounting concepts (GAAP) and control requirements, especially for transactions of financial institutions.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Experience working with general ledger, human resources/payroll, fixed asset and investment accounting systems.
  • Experience with corporate income tax accounting and tax form preparation and filing.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in order to communicate effectively and tactfully at all levels of Bank staff, as well as with outside auditors and regulators.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and general knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook and Word.

For immediate consideration, please click “Apply” and use Job Code BHJOB11837_2619. You may also send a copy of your resume to: resumes@lewisjamesprofessional.com and enter only the following job code in the subject line: BHJOB11837_2619. Lewis James Professional is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V