Controller, Construction

San Diego, CA

A West Coast-based construction services company under a developer’s umbrella that builds high quality residential and mixed-use developments, with a specialization in affordable housing is looking for a Controller for their team. They have an experienced business creating  affordable housing for a variety of communities

The Construction Controller is responsible for all construction-related accounting operations, including accurate and timely financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting, variance analysis and treasury functions. The Controller also assists the Corporate Controller and CFO in establishing and maintaining procedures and controls as well as leading company initiatives


  • Overseeing accounting operations, including establishing accounting policies and procedures to ensure all financial transactions are controlled, executed, and documented according to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Preparing monthly financial reports which accurately summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position
  • Creating budgets and forecasting to analyze cash flow, identify trends, and track variances to mitigate risk and enhance the company’s financial results
  • Supervising and monitoring the financial integrity of the general ledger and financial accounting and reporting systems
  • Setting up and maintaining supporting schedules for balance sheet accounts
  • Recommending distributions based on available cash and anticipated future cash requirements
  • Leading the financial statement review and assist with tax return filings including preparation of support schedules as requested by CPA firm
  • Establishing books and recording for new entities and maintain business organizational charts
  • Ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements
  • Acting as a supervisor, mentor, and instructor for accounting team members


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and at least 8 years of progressively responsible financial leadership roles with at least 5 years in the construction industry, and at least 3 years of directly supervising construction accounting team members
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting principles and accounting functions
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Proficiency using Sage 300 CRE, Procore and/or Textura
  • Extremely organized with ingrained ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment 
  • Keen attention to detail with focused adherence to strict deadlines and procedures 
  • Sound problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to exercise sound independent judgment 
  • High level of integrity and dependability, including handling sensitive and confidential information 
  • Teamwork mindset and temperament to work effectively with a diverse group of people 
  • Effective ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing 
  • Genuine desire to work in the real estate development affordable housing industry 
  • Personal accountability and enthusiasm for achieving company goals

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