Controller - Construction General Contractor

San Clemente Permanent
  • Controller - Construction General Contractor
  • Controller - Construction General Contractor

About Our Client

Our client is a growing commercial general contractor with over 30 years experience building and construction in Southern California. Their approach is founded on integrity and driven by relationships. They value dedication, prioritize growth, and put integrity above all. Headquarters are in San Clemente, CA.

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.


Controller - Construction General Contractor

  • Assist with the coordination and direction of the preparation of the budget and financial forecast and report variances
  • Prepare and publish timely financial statements
  • Review monthly progress reports for projects and cost projections
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies
  • Develop and maintain the system of internal accounting controls and financial reporting
  • Budgeting, forecasting and analysis
  • Knowledge of construction contracts
  • Create and/or review draw requests, including various draw request documents
  • Knowledge of construction budgeting, master contract and subcontract funding terms, management and cash forecasting
  • Review monthly billings for internal and external clients
  • Cash forecasting for construction projects with continuous monitoring of our cash position
  • Ability to identify project related risks
  • Ability to set up processes and procedures associated with cost controls and cost to complete projections
  • Coordinate accounting reviews, annual audits and tax returns
  • Maintain state registrations, business and tax licenses, etc.
  • Have operational involvement with project managers on job costs, margins and forecasting
  • Analyze company financial performance and provide strategy to lower costs and improve profit

The Successful Applicant

Controller - Construction General Contractor

  • Attentive to detail
  • Budgets / cost control
  • Written / verbal communication skills
  • Decision making / judgement
  • Personal organization
  • Problem solving / analysis
  • Strategic thinking / management
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or equivalent
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Knowledge of the construction industry
  • Proven working experience in construction accounting
  • Minimum 5 years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • CPA or CMA (preferred)
  • Prior experience with Timberline/Sage 300 (preferred)
  • Strong MS Excel
  • Procore Solutions software experience
  • AIA Software contracts, change order and pay app forms

What's on Offer

Controller - Construction General Contractor

The position of Controller is a growth opportunity for the right candidate. The position of Controller will be considered for the position of Chief Financial Officer when that position becomes available and subject to the abilities and competencies of the Controller.

Kelly Ikeda
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Controller
San Clemente
Contract Type
Consultant name
Kelly Ikeda
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