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VP Controller

QuestPro Consultants Baltimore Full-Time
$150,000.00/ year
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VP Controller (Accounting/Reporting) Job Open

Questpro, a national executive search firm with a focus on the Insurance industry is partnering with one of our best clients (Life/Annuity carrier) to help them find their next VP and Controller.

As the VP and Controller reporting to the CFO you will be responsible for:

Providing strategic direction and leadership over all of General and Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting, including Operations and Internal Controls. Other areas of control will include cash management, investment accounting and vendor management. So these are the areas where you must have experience to be considered: General and Technical Accounting (GAAP, STAT, IFRS), Financial Reporting (Blue Book), Investment Accounting (oversight), establishment and maintenance of Internal Controls.   

The VP and Controller will have oversight for all financial reporting and analysis, updates and communications of financial performance, reports to management and Board of Directors, and all information required by the regulatory bodies.

You will ensure our client is compliant with all state and Federal (international) laws and rules/regs.

Be a trusted partner with the Actuarial team to help ensure appropriate reporting of company reserves, DAC, and all related balance sheet accounts.

Will oversee and have responsibility over the investment accounting function.

Oversee and manage vendors.

Analysis of all related pronouncements (SEC, FASB, NAIC, and IASB). Develop strategy for implementation.

Participation on various committees such as: Risk and Compliance, Pricing Asset & Liability Committee (ALCO), etc.

Oversight and development of all internal controls.

Responsibility for the financial systems, process policy and procedure.

Direct contact person for the auditors.

Development and establishment of KPI’s and department performance goals.

Staff recruitment, training and development and performance reviews.


BS Accounting, Finance

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

MBA/Masters is a plus

Other relevant experience we are looking for will include:

5+ years of Insurance industry experience. (Life/Annuity preferred), current or recent a must  

Working knowledge International Accounting principles (IFRS)

Public Accounting experience is preferred (2+ years)

Strong GAAP knowledge and experience

People and staff leadership (3-5+ years)

Change agent, out of the box thinker who is comfortable with technology

Excellent presentation skills and executive polish and ability to interact at all levels of leadership (B.O.D)

Executive presence, ability to establish credibility at all levels within the organization, both internally and externally

This is a full time position with a top rated and financial strong Life and Annuity carrier. This position will report to the CFO and will require leadership experience. This position will be on site at the home office and remote is not an option. To be considered you must have the experience outlined above.

This position offers a very competitive compensation package with Salary, STI and LTI. Full relocation benefits, outstanding benefits (both matching 401k and Pension) and opportunity for growth.

Location is North East USA.

If you have the qualifications for the role and would like to be considered, please email your resume to Jason Keck at URL blocked - click to apply. Only qualified applicants will be considered.  


Recommended skills

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Internal Controls
Financial Accounting Standards Board (Fasb) Certified
International Financial Reporting Standards
Financial Statements
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QuestPro Consultants is the premier full-service recruiting firm focusing exclusively in the Insurance Industry. QuestPro has four different areas of concentration, including Retainer, Direct Hire, Contract, and Consulting practices. QuestPro’s foundation is built upon our employee’s industry knowledge and recruiting expertise, exemplary customer service, and our state of the art technology. Areas of focus for QuestPro’s continued growth and success include: Volume of Business, Types of Services, Employee Growth and Company Environment.

The environment at QuestPro is technically advanced with computer systems and all of the latest recruiting tools at our fingertips.

QuestPro recruiters are committed to becoming experts in their careers. They accomplish this through continuing education in recruitment, insurance, sales and customer service. Our recruiting experts will technically understand the insurance industry.

QuestPro will not sacrifice customer service or profitability to gain market share. We will only work with those companies who wish to create a strategic alliance with QuestPro and value the services provided by our firm.

QuestPro has and will continue to make its mark as one of the strongest insurance recruiting firms in the country. Through excellent customer service, entrepreneurial thinking and strong team work, our staff has catapulted QuestPro to the top of everyone’s list as the “Go-To” firm in the insurance industry for all staffing needs.

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