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Corporate Controller

General Description

The Corporate Controller will have direct responsibility for the day-to-day financial operations within the organization including, but not limited to, financial reporting and analysis, cost accounting, financial records, inventory accounting, accounts payable, payroll, and other financial related functions. This position will provide leadership and direction to achieve optimal levels of profitability, productivity, and quality to assure internal and external customer satisfaction. The Controller must also have an in-depth understanding of the Company’s financial position and be able to provide clear, real-time answers to issues and questions that arise.


  • Manages professional level accounting functions and the preparation of reports including profitability, working capital, and balance sheet accounting
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statements
  • Develops and maintains a system of financial controls and reporting for the entire project accounting process to include monitoring and reporting of the project budget and job costing
  • Actively assesses and builds competencies and strength in the finance organization
  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs, and evaluates the organization’s fiscal function and performance by identifying and tracking key performance indicators in support of the Company’s goals
  • Directs preparation of budgets and financial forecasts; participates in continual improvement of the budgeting process through education of department Managers on financial issues impacting their budgets
  • Assesses the potential profitability of long-term capital investments through detailed financial analysis and in-depth understanding of the benefits of the investment
  • Benchmarks, establishes, and interprets operational and financial Key Performance Metrics (KPI’s)
  • Identifies trends and advises company leadership with recommended actions based on sound analysis
  • Drives process improvements and margin enhancements with timely data analysis
  • Provides timely cost extraction data and acts as the integrator of data reporting standards across the group
  • Evaluates the finance structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group, as well as providing individuals with professional and personal growth opportunities
  • Assures compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, as it relates to the Accounting/Finance function within the organization
  • Assures financial integrity of all accounting functions and ensures controls are in place to comply with all FASB (Financial Accounting Standards Board) requirements and US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies, and procedures
  • Performs special projects and completes other duties as assigned or requested

Required Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience within the Accounting/Financial Reporting function, with at least 3 of those years being within a Construction accounting setting
  • Experience supervising an Accounting team in support of a large, national organization
  • Experience working within an ERP system

Preferred Experience and Education

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Advanced degree (ex: Master’s degree) in Accounting or Finance
  • Experience working within JD Edwards


  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and SOX compliance requirements
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Self-starter who can work independently while supporting the needs of the team
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization
  • Effective time management skills

Travel Requirements

  • Travel:  Yes
  • Percent of Time:  Up to 25%

Last Updated: May 11, 2023

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