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Assistant Controller

SIG has an exciting career opportunity for an ASSISTANT CONTROLLER to join our team.  We take a highly personalized approach to clients’ needs and create value through teamwork and a focus on excellence in all aspects of our business. 

Position Summary

Prepare all aspects of the finance and accounting departments, including budgeting, and forecasting.  Generate and provide financial data and report to inform management and support sustainable economic decisions for the firm.  Collaborate with company owners and others on financial strategies to ensure the company goals can be achieved.  A list of tasks relevant to this position is attached to this document.

Essential Functions

  • Execute all activities of the finance/accounting department to ensure the accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports including, and not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements, budgets v. actuals, and annual audits.
  • Ensure that accounts payable get processed in an accurate and timely manner, including matters related to core employee expense reports, cash control, and other relevant activities.
  • Ensure that the accounts receivable activities are operating effectively and efficiently, including accurate and timely management of all accounts receivable aging components including billings, cash receipts application, etc. to be sure that company accounts can accurately fund payroll, taxes, AP, and other obligations.
  • Analyze a wide range of financial and accounting data analysis and generate a variety of financial reports in a timely manner relevant to company finances/accounting, budget/forecasting, client acquisition and retention metrics, compensation for carriers, account managers’ commissions and bonuses, and other matters.
  • Assist corporate with any request related to audits or information required for tax purposes.
  • Respond to requests from the President and others as assigned with accurate and timely work to facilitate financial decisions and needs.
  • Collaborate with HR on payroll processing.
  • Participate in a wide variety of special projects, perform ad hoc analysis, and compile a variety of special reports as requested.
  • Communicate with all co-workers, management, clients, stakeholders, and others in a clear, courteous, and professional manner whether verbally or in writing.
  • Conform with and abide by all legal and company regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.

Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or other relevant subject with a CPA certification preferred;
  • 3+ years of hands-on accounting and financial reporting experience in a medium-sized company;
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills with past experience developing successful financial strategies a plus;
  • Strong, clear written and verbal communication skills, plus good interpersonal skills including a collaborative approach to problem-solving and pro-active attention to the impact that financial decision may have on employees;
  • Extensive experience with financial and accounting reporting in a timely manner, including monthly financial statements and rolling 12-month financials;
  • Proven success with budget development and forecasting, followed by ongoing assessment of company performance against budget and goals;
  • Good experience working with and exposure to variable compensation and commission within a sales function, past experience working on the broker side of the insurance industry helpful;
  • Strong experience developing internal audit procedures and finance/accounting SOPs to ensure strong checks and balances exist;
  • Experience collaborating with external auditors and facilitating clean, timely annual financial audits; and
  • Good understanding of the interaction between the accounting/finance and human resources functions, demonstrated success at working with HR as a peer.

Core Competencies

  • Financial Management (concepts and execution)
  • Basic Accounting Knowledge (concepts, GAAP, execution)
  • Analytical, Mathematical & Computer Software Capabilities
  • Project Management
  • People Management
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Communication Proficiency (written, verbal, interpersonal)
  • Personal Effectiveness & Credibility
Intelligence, curiosity, enthusiasm, and creativity are all necessary for success in our environment.  Entrepreneurial attitude a plus. 
Click below to send resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Please put "Assistant Controller" in the email subject line. Resumes without cover letters will be given less consideration.  Salary TBD DOE.  No calls & no recruiters please.  EOE.


Employee Benefits at SIG:SIG BENEFITSSIG 



  • Family-friendly work environment that is supportive of work-life balance

  • Generous 401K match

  • Bonus program and VISA rewards program

  • Generous holiday schedule and PTO policy

  • Recognition of milestone anniversaries

  • Employee education, training and opportunity for advancement

  • Community involvement and opportunities to volunteer in community service events

  • Social Events: Orioles games, Orange Fridays, Purple Fridays, free lunches, crab feasts, picnics and many other quarterly gatherings

  • Wellness Programs: a wide range of fun and free on-site health and wellness programs, including healthy cooking demonstrations, potlucks, fitness challenges, on site fitness classes, and health screenings

  • AND MORE! 

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Don't just take our word for it! Here's what some of our SIG team members have to say:


"A company with a president who knows how to inspire and get the most out of his team.  A true leader who always gives thanks and appreciation."

"Best culture I have ever been a part of…"

"I am excited to come to work every day to see people I consider to be my friends and teammates."

"My manager understands my wants and needs and there are always opportunities to grow. It is an inspiring place to work, and I am proud to be a part of SIG."

"We are the only company that I know of that embodies true 'culture' and doesn't just have perks. We bond as a team, spend time with one another, and feel the love from a management team who honestly want to keep their employees happy."