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Pronto Insurance is one of the fastest growing general agencies in South Texas and is now a member of Gallagher, a world wide expert in risk management solutions. Our first agency was founded in 1997 and the managing general agency operations commenced in 2005. Pronto has emerged in the insurance market through its captive agencies, independent agents, and franchise locations. Today Pronto has over 200 captive locations in Texas and recent expansion into California and Florida market. Our vision is to become the industry leader by making Pronto Insurance products a reality for all.

We are seeking an energetic, high achiever who is looking for an opportunity to help drive the accounting function through these exciting times. If you are looking for a controller opportunity in a fast paced, growth oriented organization, then Pronto Insurance might be the place you are looking for.


JOB DESCRIPTION: CONTROLLER


Title:  Corporate Controller

Area: Brownsville, Texas

Supervisor: Chief Financial Officer

Subordinates:  Accounting Department


OVERVIEW

The Controller is responsible for leading the Pronto Accounting department. This hands-on position will assume responsibility for all aspects of financial management, including accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecast preparation, as well as developing and maintaining internal control policies and procedures. In addition, this position has direct supervisory responsibilities within the Accounting department, and will serve as a coach and mentor for other positions within the department.

                                                           

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Directs the activities of the Pronto Accounting department for the accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports including, but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements, annual audits and budgets.

  • Performs all closings and issues thoroughly reviewed and polished financial statements, consistently on time.

  • Coordinates mid-month forecasts and ensures accuracy and timeliness of  analysis.

  • Identify drivers of variances to budget and forecasts.

  • Ensure all the tax filings are completed & filed on time.

  • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance of divisions and departments.

  • Review financial analysis related to contracts and capital investments

  • Manage compliance with Corporate SOX controls

  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal reporting requirements.

  • Work with department managers and corporate staff to maintain a five year business plan for the company.

  • Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.

  • Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the department's goals and objectives.

  • Support sales and claims departments in developing KPIs to drive continued growth and profitability.

  • Direct financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Recruit, train, supervise, evaluate and mentor department staff.

  • Provide accounting policy orientation for new staff.

      

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems. Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.

  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections. Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.

  • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings.

  • Minimum five years of experience as an assistant controller or controller level position.

  • Big four experience is desired

  • CPA license is required


U.S. Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered.
  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation.
  • Unrestricted work authorization to work in the U.S. For U.S. employment opportunities, Risk Placement Services, Inc. hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H, or L visas), such as students in practical training status.  Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. RPS will require proof of work authorization.
  • Willing to execute RPS’ Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure. 

RPS offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Risk Placement Services believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Risk Placement Services will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

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