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  • Location:

    New York, United States of America

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accounting

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$175000.00 - US$240000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -112022-78601_1674568031

  • Published:


  • Expiry date:


Our client is a well-established Construction General Contractor located in New York. They are currently seeking to add a talented and experienced Controller to perform all relevant fiscal records. The ideal candidate has a background in construction accounting, is self-motivated, is a team player is detail-oriented, and has a strong work ethic.


  • 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.
  • Work with other members of management for best Employment practices.
  • Administer and perform Credit/Collections activity with Operations and Accounting staff.
  • Close coordination, collaboration, and partnership with project management leaders.
  • Project setup, tracking, and analysis on an ongoing basis.
  • Work with the 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.
  • Coordinate and analyze internal and external financial statements (financial performance, projections, and other special projects as required).
  • Coordinate the annual budget process, present the 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 a related field MBA, MS, or CPA is desirable.
  • 15 years minimum of related construction accounting experience.
  • Experience in a Controller position.
  • Experience in public accounting - CPA is desirable.
  • Strong experience with building Construction accounting processes 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.
  • Sage 300 Experience is preferred

The Fair market Assumption for this role is between $175,000 and $215,000 per annual.

The above salary range represents Cobalt's good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible base compensation range at the time of posting and is one part of the total rewards package this client provides to employees.


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