Financial Controller for Delta Dental of South Dakota

About Us

Delta Dental of South Dakota provides dental benefits for nearly 500,000 South Dakotans through individual insurance, employers, and government programs. But we’re more than just an insurance company. As a non-profit company, we aim to improve oral and overall health for all South Dakotans. Based in Pierre, South Dakota, we take pride in our reputation as a great place to work.


Job overview

The Controller is responsible for the day-to-day accounting functions for Delta Dental of South Dakota. This position also supports the Chief Financial Officer with quarterly and year-end audit and tax deliverables and annual budgeting.


Duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for all accounting activities; including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, bank reconciliations, claims payments, and general ledger accounting
  • Responsible for timely, accurate and efficient accounting close activities; including monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting
  • Directly supervise the accounting team members
  • Assist the CFO with the annual financial audit and tax processes
  • Assist with annual budgeting process
  • Assist in assessing and modifying existing procedures and controls with the intent to improve process efficiency and/or effectiveness
  • Assist with special projects or additional requests as needed


Experience and qualifications

  • Bachelors (or similar) degree in Accounting with a minimum of 5 years financial experience is required
  • CPA is strongly preferred
  • Ability to effectively analyze financial information and present information to others in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to problem-solve; effectively organize and prioritize work; meet deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

How to apply

Applying for a job with Delta Dental of South Dakota is easy! Send us an email with your:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Professional references

Please send only .docx or .pdf files.

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Delta Dental of South Dakota is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons without unlawful regard of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, individuals with disabilities, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.