Bank Controller (38866)

Posted: 09/11/2022

Palmer Group is partnering with our reputable banking client to search for a Bank Controller. This individual will direct and control the internal accounting functions of the bank, prepare financial reports and comply with all financial and tax reporting requirements. If you are an experienced controller looking for a new role within a local, family-owned organization, apply today to be considered! 


  • Direct and manage the bank’s accounting function, including all accounting practices, maintain all fiscal records, and prepare financial statements, reports, accruals, depreciation schedules, and taxes
  • Maintain FDIC Reports and various State of Iowa Reporting
  • Coordinate the annual Financial Statement Audit, performed by an external firm, and assist with other audits/examinations as requested and required
  • Provide the Board of Directors a financial statement of all transactions and various reports on the financial condition of the Bank monthly
  • Provide various policies to the Board of directors annually, as well as an annual report of the Brokerage firm's partners 
  • Assist with management of the Bank’s bond portfolio according to Bank Investment Policy
  • Coordinate and prepare the annual budget of the bank
  • Perform the day-to-day activities of general ledger accounting and supervising accounts payable personnel
  • Serve as Chair of the Asset Liability Management Committee and is a member of the Senior Management Committee, the Strategic Planning Committee, the Consumer Compliance and Internal Audit Committee, and the Business Continuity Planning Committee
  • Remain up-to-date and informed regarding changes in the accounting and financial reporting field
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 7+ years of bank accounting experience
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of management principles, techniques, and methods as they relate to investigating and resolving problems and issues 
  • Knowledge of the organizational structure, functions, procedures, and regulatory authorities which affect the Bank
  • Strong understanding of the operations of a bank
  • Knowledge of FiServ banking applications and ProfitStar 
Work Model
  • On-Site

Position Type: Full-Time

Salary Range: $100,000- Greater