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Are you a financial professional looking for a direct hire opportunity? Keep reading! Palmer Group is collaborating with this reputable insurance client to fill the Assistant Controller position. The Assistant Controller will use industry knowledge, soft skills, and technical abilities to effectively mentor, train, and develop accounting staff to maximize output. If this opportunity interests you and you meet the qualifications listed below, apply now!


  • Prepare and report on monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements to include accurate reporting of the organization’s financials, evaluating the company’s financial transactions to ensure compliance with statutory accounting and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) 
  • Oversee the interim and year-end audit process, including audit report review
  • Perform management and provide oversight of the treasury management process
  • Prepare and coordinate business activity reports, bi-annual financial plans, and annual budgets
  • Act as an accounting liaison to the company’s line of business managers
  • Create, record, and implement the company’s financial and accounting policies and procedures while working to identify possible areas of risk for fraud
  • Develop accounting staff, including training, assignment, and monitoring of tasks, knowledge transfer, and evaluating performance
  • Keep departmental process and procedure manuals up to date


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
  • 10+ years industry experience
  • 5+ years in management
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to read and understand financial reports
  • Willingness to collaborate in a team environment 
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Developed Excel skills

Work Model

  • Hybrid schedule: Mondays and Fridays, WFH available after training

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Palmer Group at (515) 225-7000 or email

Ref: JOB-43425

Palmer Group

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:
      $93000 - $115000 per Year