Finance & Accounting


New York Metro Area (On-site)
Full Time

Our client, is a leading General Contractor with residential projects ranging from $50-300M. Our client is looking to bring on a Controller to oversee the finance/accounting. This is an opportunity to work closely with ownership at this stable and growing firm that has an impressive track record of retaining talent at all levels


  • Planning, managing and coordinating all financial functions.
  • Provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets-results and forecasts.
  • Manage and review all transactional accounting areas: including but not limited to AR, AP, Payroll and Job Costing.
  • Drive and manage the close process based on monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting requirements.
  • Work with the Risk Manager to lead the Controlled Insurance Program (CCIP) reporting and audits.
  • Evaluate and improve all financial policies, controls and processes that will position for efficient and effective continued growth.
  • Evaluate opportunities for process improvement and implementation of best methods and practices.
  • Manage, monitor, and evolve the financial systems of the organization along with the CEO and Executive Team to support the firm’s overall short and long-term strategic objectives.
  • Manage relationship with our outside accounting firm – coordinate activities of outside auditors and tax advisors, including personal account and estate advisor.
  • Along with Human Resources support, hire, train, manage, mentor and review work of staff.
  • Administer and perform Credit/Collections activity with Operations and Accounting staff.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with accounting staff to improve management efficiency.
  • Close coordination, collaboration and partnership with project management leaders.
  • Project set up, tracking and analysis on an ongoing basis.
  • Work with Director of Operations and the Project Management teams generating cost reports, analyzing Work in Progress reports and producing financial forecasts or projections.
  • Complete the timely preparation of all tax related issues and filings.
  • Prepare regular, and ad-hoc, reporting, forecasting and analysis.
  • Be a business partner to Ownership, and other functional leadership, providing financial and strategic decision support.
  • Coordinate and analyze internal and external financial statements (financial performance, projections and other special projects as required).
  • Coordinate the annual budget process, present budget and prepare short and long term financial forecasts.
  • Oversee regulatory reporting and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Audits (Financial, Insurance, Corporate, CCIP, 401K, Sales tax)


  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field – MBA, MS or CPA is desirable.
  • 10+ years minimum of related construction accounting experience.
  • Strong experience with building Construction accounting process and controls.
  • Experience hiring, training and developing accounting staff and managing employees.
  • Strong accounting acumen as well as superior analytical skills.
  • Sound technical skills, good judgment and strong operational focus.