Construction Financial Controller

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Edge Electric, Inc.
Buda, Texas
Jun 10, 2024
Jun 20, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
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Organization Type
Job Summary

As the Controller, you will act as the financial steward of our company, overseeing all accounting operations, ensuring accuracy in financial reports, compliance with legal regulations, and the implementation of effective financial strategies and controls. Your role will cover a broad range of financial functions including cash forecasting, preparation and review of profit and loss statements, balance sheet reconciliations, financial job reviews, and more. Your expertise in accounting principles, proficiency in relevant software, and experience in the construction industry will be pivotal in driving our financial planning and decision-making.

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities

Tasks may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Oversee the preparation and review of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in compliance with accounting principles.
• Manage cash flow forecasting, job cost accounting, and financial analysis to support strategic decision-making.
• Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting, adhering to the company's financial closing schedule.
• Lead the accounting operations, including ledger accounts, receivables, payables, and payroll processing.
• Implement and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure integrity in financial transactions and reporting.
• Coordinate with external auditors for the annual audit, providing necessary information and implementing recommendations.
• Prepare and manage the annual budget, forecast financial outcomes, and report variances to the management team.
• Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
• Develop and mentor the accounting team, identifying training needs and overseeing professional development.

Qualifications: Education, Experience, and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of accounting experience, with at least 3-5 years in a Controller or Accounting Manager role within the construction industry.

License/Certification Preferred:
  • Advanced degree or certification (CPA or CMA) preferred.

Associated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Strong knowledge of construction accounting, including job cost and percentage of completion accounting.
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks Desktop, NetSuite, Procore, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Exceptional analytical, organizational, and detail-oriented skills.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize effectively, and meet deadlines.
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving and decision-making.

Core Job Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following job competencies:
  • Cooperation/Teamwork-Works harmoniously and builds a positive team spirit while working with others to get a job done; responds positively to instructions and procedures.
  • Oral/Written Communication-Expresses oneself clearly in conversation and business writing. Listens and gets clarification while following work instructions. Responds well to questions. Uses grammatically correct, concrete, specific language.
  • Attention to Detail-The Ability to process detailed information effectively and consistently, including following verbal and written instructions.
  • Attendance/Punctuality-Consistently at work and on time, instilling the same in team members who are supervised.
  • Fostering Innovation-Ability to develop, sponsor, or support the introduction of new and improved methods, products, procedures, or technologies.
  • Managing Work-Establishing a course of action for self and/or others to accomplish specific goals by planning proper personnel assignments and appropriate resource allocation.
  • Results Orientation-The Ability to focus on the desired result of one's or team's work, set challenging goals, focus on the goals, and meet or exceed them.

Working Environment & Conditions/Physical Requirements
  • Some travel may be required for business meetings and audits 10-20%
  • May occasionally work beyond posted work hours as well as work overtime due to demand.
  • Primarily office-based, with prolonged periods of sitting and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 lbs. occasionally

Equipment or Machines Routinely Used in This Position
  • Computers/Desktop
  • Printers, Copiers & Scanners
  • Monitors
  • Phones & Communications systems

Review Procedures
  • Evaluation after 90 days
  • Yearly evaluation at the end of the year.