Construction and Development Controller

Creative Financial Staffing
Indianapolis, Indiana
May 01, 2024
May 24, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
Construction and Development Controller
Salary: 130k-160k
Location: Indianapolis
Construction and real estate industry

Are you ready to lead the financial helm of a dynamic construction and development enterprise, steering its fiscal strategies towards unprecedented growth and success? Our thriving client is seeking an exceptional Corporate Controller to join their team, offering a unique opportunity to blend financial expertise with strategic vision in a fast-paced and rewarding environment. As the Corporate Controller, you will play a pivotal role in guiding our financial operations, ensuring compliance, and driving profitability while fostering a culture of innovation and excellence. If you're a seasoned financial leader with a passion for construction and development and a track record of delivering outstanding results, we invite you to apply.

Construction and Development Controller Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement financial strategies to support the company's growth objectives, collaborating closely with executive leadership and department heads.
  • Oversee all aspects of financial reporting, including budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis, providing actionable insights to optimize performance and mitigate risks.
  • Manage the day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and payroll, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Lead the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in accordance with GAAP standards, leveraging advanced financial modeling techniques to drive informed decision-making.
  • Establish and maintain robust internal controls and procedures to safeguard company assets and mitigate fraud, continuously evaluating and improving processes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with external auditors, tax advisors, and regulatory agencies to facilitate audits, filings, and compliance activities, ensuring full adherence to legal and contractual obligations.
  • Provide strategic guidance on capital allocation, investment analysis, and financing options, evaluating opportunities for growth and expansion while optimizing capital structure and liquidity management.
  • Mentor and develop a high-performing finance team, fostering a culture of accountability, collaboration, and professional development to drive individual and collective success.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, market dynamics, and regulatory changes affecting the construction and development sector, proactively identifying opportunities and risks to inform strategic decision-making.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; CPA designation preferred.
  • 8+ years of progressive experience in finance and accounting roles, with at least 3 years in a leadership capacity within the construction or real estate industry.
  • Strong technical expertise in financial reporting, analysis, and control frameworks, with a solid understanding of GAAP principles and regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in financial modeling, forecasting, and budgeting, with the ability to translate complex data into actionable insights and strategic recommendations.
  • Proven track record of driving process improvements, implementing best practices, and optimizing financial performance in a dynamic and evolving business environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate across functions and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Strategic mindset with a results-oriented approach, coupled with a strong sense of integrity, ethics, and professionalism in all aspects of work.
  • Experience with ERP systems and financial software applications; advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other analytical tools preferred.