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Corporate Controller

Clark construction - West Mclean, VA


Controller, Clark Construction


McLean, VA


Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will have oversight and play a key leadership role in the accounting, shared services, and financial reporting functions of the Corporate Finance organization. This role will be responsible for making critical decisions to protect the financial health of the company. As a strong communicator, you will create a finance culture and team that is open, transparent, and delivers excellence.


  • Provide exceptional, people-focused leadership of the accounting, shared services, and financial reporting teams
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders and other corporate finance leaders to ensure best-in-class financial oversight is executed throughout the company
  • Formulate long-term strategic plans for the accounting, shared services, and financial reporting functions
  • Guide financial decisions by applying company policies and procedures to current economic landscapes
  • Develop, implement, and maintain financial controls and guidelines
  • Work with key stakeholders and leaders to advance system and process efficiencies for SAP
  • Lead and influence the delivery of excellence in all areas of accounting, shared services, and financial reporting


  • Expertise - 7+ years of experience with a focus on financial strategy, communications, and engaging key stakeholders.
  • Builds People, Teams, Followership - A proven people leader with senior level experience in attracting, developing, and engaging diverse talent by fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture based on trust and respect.
  • Business Acumen - Demonstrated understanding of the strategic, operational, and financial components of broader business management, having led teams and served as an advisor/partner at a senior level.
  • Strategic Expertise - A track record of establishing/contributing to creative business strategic solutions. A strong commitment to adding significant value and contributing to the overall growth and profitability of the company.
  • Stakeholder Communication & Engagement - Ability to communicate effectively with, persuade, and gain “buy-in” from, a broad range of stakeholders (e.g., other Senior executive team, leadership team, Business Unit Leaders, direct reports, clients, third party providers, community leaders, and board members)
  • Decision Making - A demonstrated ability to make decisions in an effective/timely manner, to inspire/influence/develop talent and to instill accountability, while maintaining the highest levels of integrity.
  • Results-Orientation - Consistently displays an agile, energetic, data-driven approach to achieving individual and organizational objectives while factoring in the appropriate level of “EQ”, balances short-term and long-term goals.
  • Self-Motivated - Takes initiative and personal responsibility to always deliver value and excellence.
  • Sets Direction & Executes - Uses expertise to create a vision and aligns the team to deliver/achieve desired outcomes. 


  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters Degree in Accounting or MBA
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Construction industry experience
  • SAP experience



Founded in 1906, Clark Construction Group is one of the nation’s most experienced and respected providers of construction services. Clark is consistently ranked among the nation’s leading general contractors, performing more than $5 billion worth of work each year. Clark has offices strategically positioned throughout the United States to serve the needs of our clients.

At Clark, we are proud to build what matters, together. There is a sense of camaraderie that comes with delivering impactful projects as a team. It creates a sense of humility and fosters pride in the work we do. From hospitals and airports to roads and educational facilities, we rely on the leadership, diverse talents, and dedication of the Clark team to deliver assets and infrastructure that are integral to our everyday lives.

Posted On: Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Position Contact
Scott Wilson
Managing Director, Executive Search
(734) 521-2144
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