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Corporate Controller

Company: Walbridge
Location: Detroit
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

WalbridgeAccounting/FinanceUS-MI-Detroit2023-1886OverviewThe Controller is a key team member of the finance group. As a leader within finance, the position encompasses various aspects of financial statement preparation, financial planning, analysis, and forecasting in an effort to increase performance and improve the company's bottom line. The position includes heavy involvement with operational staff, including project accountants, project directors, and superintendents, to understand and drive financial and operational excellence.This position offers excellent growth opportunities.We want you to join our team.Through industry-leading innovation our company has forged a legacy of quality and safety since our founding in 1916.What we offer you: Large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to have an impactStrong values which are the foundation of our growth for over 100 yearsInternational, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversity practicesWhy choose Walbridge:Large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to have an impactStrong values which are the foundation of our growth for over 100 yearsInternational, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversity practices ResponsibilitiesReports to CFOSupervises all aspects of the Accounting and Finance department; includes Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Financial Statement and Tax Return preparation. Keeps Walbridge Board of Directors informed of all financial matters within the company.Provide review and final approval of all cash disbursementsProvide administrative oversight for the MIS area. Negotiate and manage daily aspects of Walbridge insurance program.Prepare necessary reporting with Chairman of the Board; conduct meetings with Surety. Administrative review of Building Support group (Mail and Office Supplies).Monitor all activity related to building care and maintenance. QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Accounting, Engineering or relevant discipline.Active CPA License is required for this roleMinimum of 7 years of experience in accounting/finance.Proficient knowledge and experience in WIP Schedule A/P, A/R, P/R and G/L.Proficient knowledge in a union represented environment with Construction Industry experience preferred.Experience in leading and developing Accounting staff.Knowledge /experience with interpreting economic provisions of collective bargaining agreements. Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel)Experience with CMiC ERP is preferred but not requiredFluent in Spanish preferred but not requiredJob CompetenciesSelf- StarterControlling CostsCommunicating EffectivelyDelivering High Quality WorkCritical ThinkingFinancial Acumen EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/VWalbridge is an equal opportunity employer with a culture that promotes diversity in the workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, status as an individual with a disability, military, or protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning career development, recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment. PM19#LI-OnsitePI201642631

Keywords: Walbridge, Detroit , Corporate Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Detroit, Michigan

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