Controller - Construction - Chicago, IL

Chicago Permanent USD100,000 - USD150,000
  • Executive position with room for growth and competitive package
  • Over 50 years experience in the market within the sub contractor space

About Our Client

This Chicago-based commercial General Contractor was established over 50 years ago and has developed a very strong reputation in the area. They believe in valuing and advancing their employee's careers and forming positive relationships within the community. If you are looking for a positive company culture with terrific work/life balance at a rapidly growing GC, please apply today!

  • Project Locations: Mainly Chicagoland area
  • On-site and in office flexibility
  • Family oriented culture
  • Solid leadership out of top general contractors
  • Hands off management approach
  • Great relationships with subcontractors
  • Strong pipeline of projects through 2022 leading into 2023

Job Description

  • Review and code invoices for approval and reconcile vendor statements and discrepancies
  • Process AIA forms G702/G703
  • Monthly review of job cost activity ensuring consistent and proper coding.
  • Insurance - Obtain, review and track insurance policies and certificates
  • Prepare and process contracts, change orders, purchase orders
  • Extract pertinent information from Agreements/Contracts for implementation in various processes
  • Enter budgets, commitments, and changes thereto and Invoices into Construction Accounting software
  • Yardi is the preferred system
  • Basic Knowledge of Excel, Word, Abode,
  • Accounting Degree
  • YARDI Voyage

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 Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Related Degree
  • 7 + years of tenure in Accounting
  • Experience in the construction space required (general contractor or sub contractors)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Access and Quickbooks a plus
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

What's on Offer

  • Competitive Base Salary: $100,000 - $150,000 (depending on experience)
  • Bonus eligibility
  • PTO
  • 401k plan
  • Health, dental and vision coverage
  • Opportunity for career progression
Alicia Lorta
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