Sample Job Description for Finance Controller

Given below is a sample job description template for the position of Finance Controller:

Job Title: Finance Controller

Location of the job: Miami, FL 33142

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for all aspects of non-accounting financial planning, analysis and control.​ Working in concert with the Director of Accounting, the Finance Controller will report to the VP Finance.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Management of the Company’s receivables, both premium and loss related
  • Management of the Premium Audit Function
  • Leadership of the Finance Team to develop a Best Practices Team committed to timeliness, accuracy and analysis
  • Accounts payable, payroll, reinsurance accounting (both assumed and ceded) statistical reporting to NCCI, and investment accounting
  • Treasury management for operating cash accounts and related banking relationships
  • Consolidation reporting to parent company
  • Annual Plan and Budget preparation and compliance
  • Supervision of GAAP and STAT accounting, statutory reporting, tax and financial compliance and reporting, budget versus actual reporting and results analysis

Position Requirements:

  • Strong time management skills with a successful work history of managing tight deadlines
  • Sound initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Customer focused and results oriented
  • Highly developed communication and inter-personal skills
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • High conceptual and analytical abilities
  • Bi-lingualism (English/French) is an asset
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong ERP experience – SAP preferred