CONSTRUCTION COMPANY CONTROLLER
Based in metro Detroit, our client is a portfolio of construction and real estate companies that offer our clients a wide array of services customized to meet their individual needs. Our range of services include: luxury custom homebuilder, commercial general contractor, commercial & residential brokerage, asset management and consulting.
▪Oversee full cycle of month-end, quarterly and year-end close activities for a portfolio of companies. Includes review of income statement, balance sheet, and cash account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting.
▪Directs financial affairs and prepares financial analyses of operations, including interim and final financial statements with supporting schedules, for the guidance of management.
▪Responsible for the company's financial plans and policies, its accounting practices, the maintenance of its fiscal records, and the preparation of financial reports.
▪Supervision over general accounting, project accounting, internal auditing, cost accounting, and budgetary controls.
▪Assure corporate tax compliance for accurate and timely completion of all corporate tax returns taking full advantage of all favorable tax codes.
▪Ensure that accounting practices are in compliance with all relevant accounting standards, state and federal regulations and Company values and practices.
▪Analysis of work-in-progress and profitability
▪Cash management and reconciliation
▪Oversee A/P, A/R, job cost accounting & payroll
▪Perform Trend and Variance Analysis
▪Coordinate Annual External Audits
▪Develop Annual Budget and Analyze Planned VS. Actual
▪Identify and implement process improvements where applicable
▪Bachelor's degree with a major in accounting required, MBA a plus
▪CPA is preferred
▪At least 5 years of construction accounting experience with a sound understanding of GAAP
▪Must have a comprehensive technical and functional understanding of all accounting processes (i.e. AR, AP, bank reconciliations, cash management, general ledger, financial preparation, and review)
▪Experience with job cost accounting, percent complete revenue recognition, over-under billings, labor productivity analysis, quantity reporting, overhead cost allocations and equipment costing is preferred
▪Ability to work with Partners to ensure financial directives are followed
▪Experience managing a team
▪Must have strong leadership, analytical, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
▪Experience implementing process improvements
▪Understanding of construction law and the lien process is important
▪An intermediate to advanced understanding of MS Excel is required