• Controller - National Lloyds

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Req #
    Accounting & Finance
    Location Name
    (NLC) Dallas, TX - Dallas
    Company Name
  • Job Summary

    We are looking for a dynamic Controller to lead the accounting function within our organization. In this role you will develop and maintain all financial reporting, provide crucial leadership to our accounting team members, be responsible for our ongoing accounting activities, establish necessary controls and systems, execute the monthly close, and mentor & train the current finance and accounting staff. 

    Essential Functions

    • Supervises accounting team members and manages preparation of multi-level consolidating financial statements, including elimination of intercompany transactions.
    • Ensures accuracy and timely completion of monthly accounting close and applicable regulatory filings, taking into consideration any internal or external deadlines; working knowledge of close process with the ability to be hands on as needed. 
    • Ensures general ledger reconciliations are prepared and reviewed in a timely manner including the clearing of outstanding items.
    • Work closely with FP&A resources to analyze the financial operating results and provide key drivers regarding variances from prior period, budgeted and forecasted financial results. Participates in the annual budgeting process.
    • Train and evaluate team members to enhance their performance, development, and work product. Address performance issues and make recommendations for personnel actions.
    • Monitor, assess and collaborate with others regarding impact of new and emerging US GAAP and insurance statutory accounting pronouncements.
    • Works closely with actuarial resources to periodically review and evaluate claims reserve results.
    • Maintain existing internal controls over financial reporting and work with others in organization to periodically review, improve and update key processes and related control descriptions.
    • Maintains business relationships with insurance examiners, internal business personnel, external auditors and other regulatory groups to exchange information and resolve issues and questions on a timely basis.
    • Prepare ad hoc analyses and perform other assignments as necessary.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance and a CPA. Candidates with Master’s degree are preferred.


    Experience to include a minimum of 5+ years in the following areas:

    • Practical experience in financial institution accounting or reporting role, with experience in preparation of statutory and US GAAP financial statements for insurance companies preferred
    • Development of corporate financial programs, processes, reporting and analysis including the assessment of impact on various departments throughout the company
    • Analysis and development of statistical and financial data
    • Maintenance and oversight of internal controls
    • PC software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets and presentations via Microsoft Office products as well as various business solution and custom applications, systems, and software
    • General ledger and financial reporting and analysis software packages

     Managerial experience (minimum 2 years) to include primary responsibility for:

    • Coordinating and controlling business unit/departments
    • Problem analysis and decision making
    • Preparation of regulatory filings

    About the Company

    National Lloyds Corporation, which traces its origins to 1948, is a niche property and casualty underwriter that is a leader in underserved markets in Texas and other Southern states. National Lloyds Corporation specializes in writing fire and homeowners’ insurance coverage for low value dwellings and manufactured homes. Insurance policies are sold by more than 4,200 independent agencies and is licensed to sell insurance in over 30 states. National Lloyds Corporation is a subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. With $13.4 billion in assets and $1.9 billion in common equity as of December 31, 2017, Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) is a Texas-based diversified financial holding company specializing in banking, mortgage origination, financial advisory and insurance through its wholly owned subsidiaries, PlainsCapital Bank, PrimeLending, Hilltop Securities Inc. and National Lloyds Corporation.


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