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  • Sector: Construction
  • Function: Controller
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  • Expiry Date: 09 December 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2163830_1636429694

Job Number: 2163830

Established specialty contractor is needing an experienced Controller to assume full financial responsibility and maintain the company's financial position. The Controller is integral to maintaining & protecting company assets, and will provide support and leadership to the accounting department.

Core functions:

  • Provides regular supervision to accounting operations team, ensuring daily and monthly tasks are completed timely.
  • Maintains company accounting software and records for accurate and regular projection of the company's financial position
  • Reviews and perform adjusting entries, reconciles the general ledger and maintains cash position
  • Performs monthly, quarterly and yearly close within the designated timeframe.
  • Generates accurate and timely financial statements, presents to senior leadership
  • Generates departmental budgets + forecasting in partnership with senior leadership
  • Liaises with outside governmental agencies and CPA Firm for all audit, tax, and regulatory related items. Maintains position as primary contact.

Desired qualifications:

  • 7+ years experience of full financial responsibility within a privately owned company, preferably within the construction industry.
  • 5+ years experience preparing organizational budgets, financial forecasting, and performing detailed analysis.
  • 5+ years experience leadership experience, including supervision and performance management.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing priorities, but also hit deadlines consistently
  • Ability to propose process improvement and cost-saving measures to company leadership.

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