Financial Controller - Construction

Boston, Massachusetts Permanent USD150,000 - USD180,000 per year
  • CFO Succession Role for a Boston Based Construction Company
  • Award Winning Business with Multi-Hundred Million Dollar Annual Revenue Streams

About Our Client

The Financial Controller - Construction will report to the CFO and manage an Accounting team of 5 for a very-well established Construction Company based in Boston, MA. The company has an excellent project pipeline across the Northeast of the United States and is one of the leading Construction companies in their Industry vertical. The client in the next few years is looking for a potential CFO successor so it is certainly an exciting position to join. The client offers great benefits coverage including fully covered insurance deductibles for employees as well as parking. If you would like to learn more and are qualified for the role - please apply to the position.

Job Description

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

  • Prepare and review financial reports, including project cost analysis and variances,
  • Provide regular financial updates to departments, and senior management,
  • Analyze financial data and provide insights to senior management.
  • Monitor company, department, and project expenses and identify cost-saving opportunities.
  • Implement cost control measures to keep the company, departments, and projects on budget.
  • Ensure compliance with all financial regulations, tax regulations, industry standards, and company policies,
  • Collaborate with auditors and regulatory agencies as necessary,
  • Support the preparation of all the tax returns as required.
  • Oversee payment processes for vendors and subcontractors, ensuring timely and accurate payments.
  • Assist in managing lien releases and payment certificates.
  • Assist in maintaining Account Receivables and Account Payables Reports and update the department executives on a weekly basis.
  • Provide oversight of purchasing new and used equipment, tools, and or vehicles.
  • Maintain record and maintenance of all equipment, tools, and vehicles.
  • Manage vehicle and equipment fleet including leases, registrations, maintenance, and repairs.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual insurance renewals to ensure proper coverage and mitigate financial risks.
  • Work closely with Outside Risk Advisor and Insurance Company on active claims.
  • Assist in the quarterly forecasts, monitor, and manage department budgets, ensuring they align with the overall financial objectives of the company.
  • Collaborate with Managers to create accurate and realistic budgets

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 and Business Related Field
  • 7 - 10 + years of Accounting Leadership, preferably in the Construction Sector
  • Strong understanding of construction accounting, project costing, and contract management. In-depth knowledge of financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis
  • Familiarity with tax planning, compliance, and financial regulations
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team, fostering a collaborative and results-driven environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in financial software including Sage 300/Timberline, Excel and Microsoft Office software preferred,

What's on Offer

  • Competitive Base Salary/Bonus Range: $150,000 - $180,000 +
  • Insurance employer contribution plus deductible covered
  • PTO
  • 401k plan
  • Additional insurance coverage: dental, vision
  • Opportunity to grow long term in to a CFO role
  • Parking
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