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Controller (Construction Industry Required) OPEN TO TRAVEL

Date Posted: 7/10/2024

Job #1666228
Contract
Buda, Texas

We have partnered with our client in facilities services in their search for an Interim Controller (4-6+ month engagement). Please note, the role is 100% on-site to start with possibility of transitioning to 3-4 days on-site in the future. Must have Construction Industry Experience

Accounting and Reporting Responsibilities:

  • Month End Close Process: Responsible for accurate and timely month-end close activities, including project review meetings, journal preparation/review, account reconciliations, variance analysis, and reporting. Currently close books on a quarterly basis, need to move to an 8 day close.
  • Oversight of Financial Operations: Supervise general ledger, accounts payable, payroll, and fixed asset activities to ensure transactions are processed accurately and promptly in accordance with internal policies.
  • Audit Management: Coordinate annual audits for business unit locations, serving as the primary contact for corporate and external auditors.
Operational Analysis & Reporting:
  • Assist General Manager/Business Unit President in analyzing business performance, preparing monthly operational reporting decks, and conducting variance analysis for corporate requests.
Budgeting/Forecasting:
  • Lead budgeting and forecasting processes, providing necessary documentation and supplemental reporting as required.
Internal Controls:
  • Develop, document, and enforce appropriate accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls in line with GAAP standards.
  • Drive enhancements to financial and operational controls, particularly in a business dealing with repair/maintenance and design/build project services.
Management Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate and optimize the financial accounting organization to meet reporting and control requirements effectively.
  • Provide guidance, training, and support to accounting personnel to ensure reporting objectives are met and talent development initiatives are supported.
M&A and Integration Support:
  • Assist in post M&A activities and integration efforts, offering financial and strategic advice to management.
Ad-hoc Requirements:
  • Support General Manager with ad-hoc reporting and requests, including system enhancements, business analysis, modeling, and local tax compliance.

Skills Required

  • Must Have POC (Percentage of Completion) Accounting expertise
  • 8+ years of extensive experience in accounting leadership, with a proven track record of managing accounting teams effectively.
  • Preferred background in public accounting or within a private equity-owned company.
  • Strong experience in managing finances within multi-project-based organizations, particularly in sectors like Construction, Engineering, or other project-based industries.

Education & Work Experience

  • MBA or CPA preferred
  • Vast knowledge of POC (Percentage of Completion) Accounting Required

Controller

Buda, Texas

Facilities Services

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