VP Controller in Jacksonville

Jacksonville, Florida
Opportunity Type
US$ 185,000 - US$ 210,000 per year
Reference number
Leslie Pearl, Tatum Executive Services
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Opportunity Description

The VP, Controller is accountable for the accounting/finance operations to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards, cash management and risk management.


  • CPA
  • 6+ years of accounting/financial progressively responsible experinnce for a healthcare organization
  • Familiar and comfortable with audited financial statements

The controller will be groomed for succession into the Chief Financial Officer position within 3-5 years

Relocation assistance is available

Supervises: All accounting/finance staff including 5 direct reports

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Manage outsourced functions
  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives
  • Oversee the accounting operations of subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures.

Oversee the managers of:

  • accounts payable
  • accounts receivable
  • payroll
  • budget


  1. periodic bank reconciliations are completed
  2. that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
  3. chart of accounts is maintained
  4. an orderly accounting filing system is maintained
  5. a system of controls over accounting transactions maintained


  • Issue timely and complete financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Provide for a system of management cost reports
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations


  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

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