Job Details



Doherty Staffing Solutions






Willmar, Minnesota, United States






Are you a results-oriented and goal-driven accounting professional with the ability to take charge and work independently? If you're looking for a new and challenging opportunity, then we have the #dreamjob for you!

Doherty Career Solutions has partnered with a growing and forward-thinking financial institution in their search for a Controller to lead and direct the bank's accounting and finance functions. Position can office out of Willmar or work remotely if located within 1 hour. This employer offers a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, life, 401k, 10.5 paid holidays, lots of PTO, and company ownership through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

Job Summary

The Controller oversees effective project and change management; establishes and maintains the bank's overall accounting systems, procedures, and policies; directs all analysis and reporting of financial information including strategic planning, budgets with 80/20 emphasis and required filings and reports; presents findings and recommendations to senior management on strategic financial issues/decisions. This is a working leadership role that will assign themselves a portion of the day to day business and fill in when team members are not available.

Controller Primary Responsibilities:

o Manages accounting, fiscal reporting, budgeting, and financial analysis functions of the bank.

o Ensures proper accounting functions are handled in a timely and accurate manner.

o Primary responsibility for cost control through monitoring, challenging, consulting, negotiating assigned vendor contracts, recommending risk insurance coverage, and balancing acceptable risk decision making with profitability goals.

o Manages the bank's capital, liquidity, and interest rate risk components of the CAMELS rating system.

o Responsible for managing the ALM process and preparing key reports for the quarterly ALM Committee meetings.

o Counsels management on financial controls and profitability.

o Day to day accounting workload.

Controller Essential Qualifications:

o Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent experience; MBA a plus.

o CPA, CIA, or CMA Certification is preferred.

o 7-10 years financial experience with increasingly responsibility

o Banking experience is a must with knowledge of legal and regulatory banking compliance.

o Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles

o Strong interpersonal skills along with solid verbal and written communication ability

o Good priority management and organizational skills

o Attention to detail and a customer service focus

Put your stellar accounting skills and leadership experience to work with this unique new opportunity! Submit your resume to or call 218-470-0274 for additional information.