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Construction Financial Controller

  • Location:

    New Jersey, North America

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$130000.00 - US$150000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082020-71297_1600264260

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Title: Financial Controller - Construction

Our client is a well-established, profitable real estate Developer headquartered in NJ, with an in-house General Contracting division. Their portfolio consists of a broad array of commercial and residential projects, and they are looking to add an experienced hands-on Controller with specific construction experience to their GC team.

The role:

The Controller will oversee the firm's day-to-day accounting functions and will work closely with the CFO on relevant financial operations. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Evaluate and manage risk, while ensuring accuracy and compliance with all regulations.
  • Oversee Accounting operations such as; analyzing financial data, forecasting revenue, monitoring expenditures, and coordinating auditing processes.
  • Assist in formulating sound financial strategies while implementing proper internal protocols
  • Manage and train staff on business finance issues and driving income generation
  • Lead the Accounting team and assist with any complications including Accounts Payable/Receivable, overseeing all income statements,
  • Assist with any other pertinent ad-hoc projects

The person

Only candidates that can display the following experience and qualities will be considered:

  • Specific commercial construction experience
  • Strategic planning skills along with exceptional fiscal & numerical proficiency
  • Strong organizational, analytical and leadership skills
  • Expert familiarity with Accounting Software, - specifically COMPUTER EASE, and an ability to put together new SOP if necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with all levels of the organization
  • A home location that allows for commute to the Bergen County office
  • First class references, attention to detail and a can do, proactive mentality that is willing to take initiative to help the company grow more efficiently.


Competitive Base + Bonus + Benefits