Controller

  • Location
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Controller
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_849261_2718999

Parker + Lynch is working on a great new Controller/Business Partner position with a large and growing new client in the Grand Rapids, MI area. This position will be responsible for building relationships for their assigned business partners, maintaining company knowledge of policies, procedures and establish compliances.

Other Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintain knowledge partner accounting requirements.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Partner with operational areas to ensure successful accounting onboarding and integration.
  • Instill company culture, responsibility and accountability in the team.
  • Collaborate with other accounting partners to create and implement new ideas and process for the accounting team(s).
  • Ensure accurate financial reporting and timely payments.
  • Direct and manage 15+ accounting team members.
  • Identify problems and solutions as needed, including individual and leadership training needs.
  • Ensure communication with partners.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or finance (or equivalent work experience)
  • 5+ years’ experience in an insurance or brokerage firm (or an equivalent background)
  • Strong administrative and computer skills
  • Must have a high level of problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Experience with agency management systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle employee relations
  • 15%-25% travel

Don’t wait on this opportunity. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, or someone you may know then don’t hesitate. Call me at 616-432-6791 or send an e-mail to Kirby.Bailey@parkerlynch.com. Make it a great day!