Assistant Controller - Construction

Portsmouth Permanent USD80,000 - USD85,000
  • Newly created Assistant Controller Opportunity due to Company Growth
  • Located near Portsmouth NH - Sage300/Timberline Software

About Our Client

The Assistant Controller - Construction will be a key part of a 4 person Construction Accounting team for a well-established Construction Company located near Portsmouth, NH. The company itself employees over 100 employees and has been in business multiple decades with a core business focus from Northern MA to Southern ME. The Assistant Controller - Construction position is being created due to company growth and increased responsibilities. If you would like to learn more please review the job description and submit your resume for further consideration.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


The Assistant Controller - Construction will be responsible for the following:

  • Assist in preparation of financial statements: P&L, Balance Sheet, Manage month/QTR/Year close, working with the Organization to achieve closing timelines & deliverables, including, bank reconciliations, monthly account analysis to identify and address booking issues, inaccuracies or imbalances
  • Assist in monthly forecasts of Company
  • Assist with monthly Cost to Complete (CTC) forecast: Update Reporting, Work with Project Manager, Prep Rolling 12 month Forecast
  • Assist with preparations for audits
  • Coordinate with and prepare reports for Controller and upper management
  • Insurance renewals; work with HR for medical benefit renewals
  • Tax filing compliance
  • Oversee A/P, A/R, Inventory and Payroll
  • Prepare weekly Cash Flow Forecast
  • Manage a 2-person accounting department
  • Participate in the Annual ESOP Valuation and administration
  • Oversee 401(k) activities and compliance

The Successful Applicant

The Assistant Controller - Construction should have the following skill sets and qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Related Field
  • Sage300/Timberline Software experience preferred
  • Solid understanding of general accounting (US GAAP) and Construction/Project Accounting essential
  • Prior managerial responsibilities preferred but not essential

What's on Offer

The successful applicant will enjoy the following:

  • Base Salary: $80,000 - $85,000
  • Bonus eligibility
  • Starting PTO first year - 3 weeks
  • Paid medical insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • 401k plan
  • ESOP Funds
  • Opportunity for career growth and development

If you are interesed in learning more please submit your resume for further consideration.

Christopher Knight
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Financial Controller
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Christopher Knight
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