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Financial Controller - Commercial Construction

  • Location:

    New York, North America

  • Sector:

    Construction, Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$120000.00 - US$180000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082020-71294_1597854697

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Title: Financial Controller - Commercial Construction

Our client is a well-established, profitable firm offering Construction Management & General Contracting services throughout the nation. The firm works on a broad array of commercial projects, including retail, hospitality, office, healthcare, aviation, education, recreation and more. They are looking to add a Controller with specific commercial construction experience to their 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, and 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 Rockland 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