Job Title: Controller
Compensation: $90k-$130k Schedule: Hybrid (2-3 days / week remote)
Job Summary: We are seeking an experienced Controller with a strong background in the construction industry to join our team. The Controller will play a crucial role in overseeing financial operations, budgeting, and financial reporting for our construction projects. The ideal candidate should have a deep understanding of construction accounting principles, cost control, and project financial management. It is highly preferred for a candidate to have previous experience with either Sage or Procore Accounting Software.
- Manage the financial aspects of construction projects, including budgeting, forecasting, and cost tracking.
- Monitor project budgets and expenses to ensure adherence to financial goals and provide timely reports to project managers.
- Analyze project costs and recommend cost-saving strategies where possible.
- Prepare accurate and timely financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements for construction projects.
- Generate financial reports that comply with industry-specific accounting standards and regulations.
- Present financial reports and analysis to senior management and project stakeholders.
Budgeting and Forecasting:
- Develop and maintain project budgets, ensuring they are aligned with project goals and objectives.
- Collaborate with project managers to create accurate financial forecasts, identifying potential risks and opportunities.
- Monitor budget vs. actual performance and provide variance analysis.
- Implement effective cost control measures to optimize project profitability.
- Identify areas for cost reduction and implement strategies to improve project margins.
- Conduct regular cost reviews and cost-to-complete analyses.
Compliance and Audit:
- Ensure compliance with all accounting standards, tax regulations, and industry-specific requirements.
- Coordinate with external auditors for project-related audits and provide necessary documentation.
- Oversee the use of financial software and systems, ensuring accurate and efficient data management.
- Recommend and implement improvements to financial systems and processes.
- Lead and mentor a team of finance professionals responsible for project financial management.
- Foster a collaborative and results-oriented work environment.
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field (Master's degree or CPA preferred).
- Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Controller or in a similar financial management role within the construction industry.
- Thorough understanding of construction accounting principles, including job costing and WIP (Work in Progress) accounting.
- Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems, with experience in accounting software used in the construction industry (e.g., Procore, Sage, Viewpoint).
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
- Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and compliance.
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, project-driven environment.