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Cincinnati, OH

Posted: 07/09/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Accounting Job Number: a0CUm00001Ao7KrMAJ Location Requirements: Onsite Industry: Construction

Job Description

A thriving construction company in the heart of Cincinnati, OH is searching for a skilled Controller to lead construction accounting operations! This role comes with a lot of growth potential, as they are looking for someone ready to move up to CFO within a few years. The position involves managing a small accounting team, serving as the main contact for banking and overseeing AP/AR, among other duties. You can look forward to a hybrid work schedule, your own office and a laid-back, business casual work atmosphere while training up to advance your career!

Controller Requirements:

  • 5-8 years in accounting, preferably as an Accounting Manager, Assistant Controller, or Controller
  • Must have experience in the construction industry
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • Proficiency in Sage software (preferred), Microsoft Word and Excel, and Paycom software (required)
  • CPA certification is preferred
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, reliability, and the ability to work independently

Controller Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the main contact for banking, risk management, and benefits relationships
  • Oversee and manage two accounting assistants
  • Lead all construction accounting operations, including Work in Progress (WIP) reports, Profit & Loss (P&L) statements, budgeting, lien releases, and journal entries
  • Oversee Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR) functions, working closely with project managers to enhance accuracy
  • Manage tax filing requirements and support financial forecasting and analysis
  • Handle corporate accounting, budget preparation, and forecasts
  • Take charge of accounting-specific IT responsibilities, including software systems, data entry, and reporting
  • Develop and enforce policies and procedures to enhance the company s operations
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Perform and oversee all internal controls, financial transactions, and lead month-end and year-end close processes
  • Use your analytical skills to review work and consult with project managers
  • Work with banks, benefits providers, legal entities, and payroll services
  • Manage payroll processes bi-weekly using Paycore


  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • 401K plan with match
  • Long term disability
  • PTO + Paid holidays
  • Hybrid potential
  • Growth into CFO

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