Assistant Controller - Construction Industry

Up to $80,000 to start plus great company-sponsored benefits and generous year-end bonus

Northwest Suburbs of Chicago - Itasca, IL

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Assistant Controller - Construction Industry

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

- Support the Controller
- Facilitate daily operations in the Accounting Department
- Provide guidance, training and ongoing support to Junior Accounting Team Members
- Coordinate the month-end close process
- Perform account reconciliations
- Make journal entries
- Maintain the chart of accounts
- Lead the job costing process
- Maintain project files and documentation
- Review and process payroll
- Produce and analyze balance sheets and income statements
- Produce routine and special reports
- Recommend financial actions based on your analysis
- Support compliance and risk management processes
- Coordinate with external Auditors and Accountants
- Strengthen internal control functions
- Contribute to continuous improvement efforts
- Manage special projects

An ideal candidate profile will include:

- At least 5 years of Accounting or similar/related experience
- Auditing experience
- Related experience from the Construction Industry or similar
- Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel, including Pivot Table and V-Lookup functions
- A Bachelor's Degree or Higher


- Strategic planning and analysis skills
- Organization and attention to detail
- Prioritization and problem solving skills
- Effective communication skills
- A hands-on approach


+++ A CPA Designation
+++ Experience in a Union environment
+++ Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning [ERP] Systems

Up to $80,000 to start plus great company-sponsored benefits and generous year-end bonus

JobGiraffe's client is an innovative supplier of specialized construction and contracting services.

Northwest Suburbs of Chicago - Itasca, IL

Social Distancing measures, the provision of masks, health safety training and other enhanced health safety policies and protocols are in place within the office.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done by phone, FaceTime or Skype from 7AM to 7PM Mondays through Saturdays.

JG ID #20-1448 - Itasca, IL 60143

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Construction/Trades/Skilled Labor/Repair Accounting Skills Construction/Trades/Skilled Labor/Repair, Construction: Buildings, Structures, Infrastructure, Land

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