Corporate Controller - Commercial Construction

Iowa Career Connection - West Des Moines, IA

Seeking a controller for a combined $100MM commercial construction and real estate investment company based in the Des Moines metro. This position reports directly to the owner/CEO. Benefits plus annual bonus. Seeking an individual who can grow with the role as this company grows.

Principal Duties:

  • Manage financial risk, financial planning, record keeping and financial reporting for multiple entities
  • Prepare interim and year-end financial statements
  • Prepare interim and year-end financial statements for 8-12 development and real estate holding companies
  • Oversee direct report accounting staff of 3-5 people
  • Prepare and track monthly billings and accounts receivable
  • Prepare and track month-end and annual profit projections on job and company level
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and record month-end and year-end adjusting entries
  • Prepare and review general ledger account reconciliations
  • Manage fixed asset schedules and track current year additions and deletions
  • Oversee annual financial audit procedures and provide tax information to preparers
  • Create annual overhead budgets and manage general overhead expenses
  • Research and implement changes to GAAP accounting standards and tax requirements
  • Assess company risk and implement appropriate risk strategies and insurance policies
  • Oversee human resources, employee benefits, employee profit sharing, and related items
  • Oversee general office management and office contracts or service agreements
  • Prepare cost-to-complete reports
  • Familiarity for Sage Timberline a plus.
  • Other tasks as assigned or required based on business need


  • Demonstrated progressive career history in accounting
  • Construction experience a major plus
  • CPA preferred



Posted On: Friday, May 11, 2018
Compensation: $90K-$100K

Position Contact
Thomas Cox
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