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Controller

Austin, TX
Opportunity: Lead all financial stewardship of this fast growing commercial general contractor and be an advisor and business partner to the CEO.

Company: We are a leading commercial general contractor in Central Texas for signature construction projects in healthcare, ground-up, industrial, retail / restaurant, and tenant interiors.  Our quality-first approach has led to massive growth in Austin and surrounding areas. 
 
We are searching for a Controller to lead all financial and accounting operations within the company.  This person should be skilled in financial accounting, leadership, collaborative business partnering, forecasting, process improvement, internal controls, GAAP compliance, budgeting, and problem solving. The Controller will be an advisor and business partner to the CEO and have a significant impact on the growth of the business.

You will be responsible for the following:

Hands-On Responsibility and Management of all financial activities including:
  • Acting as a business partner to the CEO
  • Financial reporting
  • Month end close / preparation of financial statements
  • General ledger 
  • Financial analysis
  • Forecasting & budgeting
  • Job cost accounting
  • % completion accounting
  • Management of 1 Project Accountant
  • Account receivables /billings
  • Accounts payable
  • Payroll management
  • Risk Management
  • Federal and State taxes (weekly, monthly, quarterly)
  • Business insurance claims management 
  • Maintain all records in compliance with FASB
  • Management of information systems and Accounting Software
  • Putting in and enforcing controls to insure that accounting records are accurate
  • Putting in and enforcing policies and procedures to protect the assets of the company 
  • Managing corporate audits and relationships with independent auditors
  • Maintaining appropriate banking, surety bonding and insurance facilities relationships
  • Insuring liquidity through: Cash forecasting and Risk Management
  • Analyzing and Advising appropriate levels of receivables, capital expenditures and payables 
  • Recruit, train and develop an efficient and competent financial organization
  • Provide appropriate management information including establishing a monthly management business review and developing a weekly dashboard
  • Be a pro-active member of the management team, providing leadership and guidance in all financial matters

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

The Controller will have the following personal characteristics:
  • Highest integrity
  • Team player and builder
  • Hands-on, able to do work independently
  • Able to prioritize, delegate and train
  • Strategic and analytical
  • Broad business skills
  • Ready to assume a leadership role

BACKGROUND

Required
  • College degree in Accounting, Finance, etc
  • At least 5-10+ years of experience
  • Expert in job cost accounting / % completion accounting
  • Prior Controller construction industry preferable
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations, including lien laws of Texas

Desired
  • Licensed CPA

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