About the Role

Wards Top 50 property casualty carrier is looking for a Controller and Assistant Treasurer. The Controller and Assistant Treasurer is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the accounting department and developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures. This includes budgeting, payables and receivables, statutory account maintenance and reporting, premium tax accounting and payment, annual financial statements and audits, accounting and financial system development recommendations, and other financial activities. The goal is for this individual to be part of the CFO succession plan, with mentoring to occur over the next four to five years.

This is a telework position (work from home) and requires a dedicated home office space and ability to work well in this type of environment.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversees the preparation of GAAP and Statutory basis financial statements
  • Oversees the preparation of reconciliations and analytics for account balances
  • Handles responsibility for statutory filings and other compliance items
  • Key point of contact for external financial audits
  • Serves as a key resource for other departments seeking financial information and assistance

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in accounting from four-year college or university
  • Minimum six to eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certified Public Accountant or equivalent experience preferred
  • Experience and background in Risk Management/Risk Control, Auditing, and Financial Analysis
  • Ability to direct and manage a small accounting group
  • Ability to function well in a remote work environment and maintain a team-oriented environment


$110,000 to $120,000

Tagged as: accounting, budgets, commercial insurance, GAAP, payables, receivables, sap

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