Role details


Stamford   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Controller postion at up and coming retail bank in CT area
  • Manage SEC reporting, department operations, budgeting, planning etc.

About Our Client

Up and coming retail bank in CT.

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Closing of the books each accounting period, ensuring data integrity with a complete understanding of financial results.
  • Preparation of the monthly Board of Directors financial package.
  • Notify executive management about significant transactions, account balances, and account. discrepancies requiring attention.
  • Coordinate SEC Reporting with staff, external auditors and bank management.
  • Prepare three year business and capital plans for submittal to the Bank's regulators.
  • Work with external auditors to facilitate review completions. Perform similar function as required for internal auditor reviews and regulatory exams.
  • Direct oversight of departmental operations including investments, fixed and prepaid assets, accounts payable, stock-based compensation, standard journal entries including accruals.
  • Prepare internal ALCO reports and work with Sterne Agee to ensure integrity of the interest rate risk model.
  • Coordinate the monthly general ledger reconciliation process.
  • Other duties as needs arise.

The Successful Applicant

Skills and Qualifications

  • Solid accounting, analytical and financial management skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and manage multiple priorities.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong sense of integrity and personal ethics.
  • Conscientious and detail oriented.

Computer Skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency with spreadsheet and word processing applications.
  • Ability to learn core operating systems (loans and deposits) and their interface/integrity to general ledger.

Key Results Area

  • Reliable and timely financial reporting with a solid understanding of operating results and deviations to business plans.


  • Ten years of relevant experience (at least five years in banking) and a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA preferred.

What's on Offer

Controller position at up and coming retail bank in Stamford CT.

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