A highly-regarded, privately-held firm, is seeking a Controller. This position is responsible for supervising all primary accounting functions for the company: payroll, income taxes, monthly and year-end financial reporting, cash management, A/P/R. This individual must possess the highest degree of integrity, exercise sound judgment at all times, and exhibit an unwavering attention to detail/accuracy. The Controller reports to the Chief Financial Officer.
Direct and oversee the financial and job cost reconciliation and reporting, as well as the WIP schedule within company’s current software, Sage 300;
Manage a 5-member accounting team that is responsible for processing sworn statements, subcontractor payments and billing to Owners, and ensuring accounting procedures and controls are followed;
Work closely with Project Directors and Project Managers to verify and manage budgets actual job costs and percentage of completion;
Maintain and manage collective bargaining agreements, insurance coverage and benefits plans;
Design, implement and ensure internal controls;
Responsible for Union and year-end audits, coordination of preparation of supporting schedules, and the preparation of financial information for external tax preparers;
Oversee cash management functions;
Provide information and data to CFO for monthly reviews with Project Directors;
Supervise and monitor A/P process, produce/review all credit applications and review all checks for validity/accuracy;
Monitor Accounts Receivable aging;
Review bank recs, and analyze statements, account balances and projects’ construction draws;
Execute special projects as directed by the President /or CFO.
Overall, 12+ years’ experience from a construction, real estate development or public accounting firm; min. of 10 yrs. experience in an accounting management role;
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting; current CPA license beneficial;
Highly proficient with MS Office software, particularly Excel and Sage;
Strong mathematical, analytical, communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills;
Aptitude to be detail-oriented, yet flexible, in a dynamic environment with changing priorities and simultaneous deadlines;
Possesses excellent collaborative skills to work in partnership with colleagues;
Strong work ethic with the highest degree of honesty, integrity and discretion; and,
Prior work experience in a privately-held construction company will prove beneficial, but not necessary.
Compensation & Benefits: This is a full-time position and a competitive salary will be offered that is commensurate with the market and the Ideal Candidate’s experience. Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, 401(k) with generous match and paid holidays/time off comprise the Benefits package.