Controller – Commercial Construction

at Lee Construction Group, Inc.
Location Charlottesville, Virginia
Date Posted July 10, 2024
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent

Description

Are you a steady and collaborative individual interested in joining a talented team? Are you able to provide high level accounting management and leadership for a group of commercial construction companies? Every member of our family of companies contributes to our mission - supporting our client's vision by constructing and maintaining buildings that enhance our community. Our team members are Pioneering. Honorable. Professional. You will experience a forward-looking, Safety for Life culture which recognizes the whole person and supports your success.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including:
Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Voluntary Short Term Disability Company Sponsored 401(k) Plan Paid Time Off Company Holidays Education & Training Opportunities
As Controller, you will:
Direct and coordinate all aspects of the accounting department.
Manage all daily accounting tasks, including management reports and regulatory reporting.
Oversee and manage Payroll, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable, Cash Flow, Contract and Subcontract Administration.
Maintain training and development of accounting staff
Rigorously follow the accounting and financial processes of all companies to ensure accurate financial accounting and control.
Create and implement accountability systems and internal controls that prevent errors and inaccurate accounting documents. Ensure compliance with financial laws and regulations.
Maintain consistent and collaborative communication with the LCG CEO/Principal and Leadership Group to establish priorities and ensure that the strategic financial goals of the companies are achieved.
Ensure adherence to our Safety for Life culture by exhibiting a strong safety focus; belief that the safety and health of all employees is not just about compliance, but about ensuring that everyone makes it home safely every day. Communicate the message of the Company Safety for Life Mission, Vision and Values to coworkers and trade partners.

Job Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or in a related field.
Professional certification as a Certified Public Accountant preferred.
At least 5 years of progressive experience as a controller or other similar position. Prior accounting experience in a commercial construction company preferred.
Exceptional knowledge of accounting and financial principles, regulations, and best practices.
Proficient with Microsoft Office 365, especially Excel, and experience or ability to learn Sage 300 CRE. Ability to achieve proficiency with innovative technology solutions.
Proven leadership skills with the ability to communicate a plan, motivate others and instill company values, and accomplish the stated objective as a team.
Ability to maintain a positive approach, professional demeanor and perform well under project constraints and deadlines.
Ability to retain flexibility, while still providing reliability and consistency. Ability to work collaboratively with the highest level of integrity.
Demonstrate strong and consistent written and oral communication skills. Able to ask thoughtful questions and take a collaborative approach to problem solving.
Proficient with data analysis, critical thinking and problem solving.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to plan and prioritize objectives to achieve high-quality, successful results.
Demonstrate a learning orientation. Willing to pursue related educational and training opportunities with intellectual curiosity for job performance improvement on an on-going basis.
Commitment to high ethical standards and sound business practices, upholding the core values of "Pioneering. Honorable. Professional." in their personal presentation, leadership, communications, and actions.
Demonstrate a strong safety focus; belief that the safety and health of all employees is not just about compliance, but about ensuring that everyone makes it home safely every day. Communicate the message of the Company Safety for Life Mission, Vision and Values to coworkers and trade partners.
Willing to authorize background check; must be willing to take and pass a drug test as a pre-hire assessment.

Lee Construction Group is an equal opportunity employer. Lee Construction Group does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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