• Direct
  • Marietta, GA
  • ID: 40884
  • Salary: $100,000 - $125,000


Controller, NorthWest Atlanta area, Full-Time, CPA, Public Accounting, 5 – 15 years experience, Straight public or Construction Industry, Bonus, Remote, Hiring Immediately

Accountants One has been retained exclusively by a repeat client. A highly successful and well-established Commercial and Residential builder, expanding rapidly ($100M revenue), is seeking a Controller to manage the accounting group. Current Controller is retiring but will be available part-time to assist in a transition phase.

Job Description

  • Oversee full cycle of month-end, quarterly, and year-end close activities for a portfolio of companies. Includes review of income statement, balance sheet, and cash account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Directs financial affairs and prepares financial analyses of operations, including interim and final financial statements with supporting schedules, for the guidance of management.
  • Responsible for the company’s financial plans and policies, its accounting practices, the maintenance of its fiscal records, and the preparation of financial reports.
  • Supervision over general accounting, project accounting, internal auditing, cost accounting, and budgetary controls.
  • Assure corporate tax compliance for accurate and timely completion of all corporate tax returns taking full advantage of all favorable tax codes.
  • Ensure that accounting practices are following all relevant accounting standards, state and federal regulations, and Company values and practices.
  • Analysis of work-in-progress and profitability
  • Cash management and reconciliation
  • Oversee A/P, A/R, job cost accounting & payroll
  • Perform trend and variance analysis
  • Coordinate annual external audits
  • Assist with development of annual budget and analyze monthly results
  • Identify and implement process improvements where applicable
  • Special projects and other functions as required

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting required, MBA a plus
  • CPA is required
  • At least 5 years of recent Construction accounting experience with a sound understanding of general, accepted accounting principles
  • Or – CPA with 5 – 8 years straight public accounting/auditing who has some management responsibilities strongly considered!
  • Must have a comprehensive technical and functional understanding of all accounting processes (i.e. AR, AP, bank reconciliations, cash management, general ledger, financial preparation, and review)
  • Experience with job cost accounting, percent complete revenue recognition, over-under billings, labor productivity analysis, quantity reporting, overhead cost allocations, and equipment costing is preferred
  • Ability to work with Partners to ensure financial directives are followed
  • Experience managing a team
  • Must have strong leadership, analytical, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
  • Experience implementing process improvements
  • Understanding of construction law and the lien process is preferred

This highly successful company offers a competitive salary and generous benefits that include Bonus, and some remote!



If you have questions or need assistance, please contact John Davis

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