Southeast Region

Assistant Controller

POSITION SUMMARY

The Assistant Controller will provide support to the Corporate Controller.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Participate in the monthly closing process including preparation of work-in-process monthly reporting templates, analysis of certain expense/accrual accounts and preparation of portions of the consolidation reporting package and external financial statements at year-end
  • Preparation and analysis of certain monthly project level and joint venture financial statements
  • Analysis of financial information to help evaluate past and future financial performance via analysis of variances of current to prior periods, budgets and forecasts
  • Analysis of income statement, balance sheet and cash flow activity
  • Communicate with all levels of management to gather, analyze and summarize financial information
  • Participate in process/systems enhancements
  • Work with the external auditors in the completion of the year-end audit
  • Assist CFO with due diligence efforts for evaluation of all potential acquisitions
  • Assist Corporate Controller with certain tax compliance efforts including personal property, sales, fuel and corporate level excise taxes
  • Participate in certain special projects related including financial research and modeling involving equipment management and ERP system implementation
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Construction or related industry experience preferred (particularly WIP schedules on longer-term projects)
  • Minimum 6 years of finance or accounting experience
  • Public/private accounting experience preferred
  • BS in Accounting, CPA/MBA a plus
  • Strong understanding of financial accounting principles including strong working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and FASB Accounting Standards Codifications
  • Basic understanding of federal and state corporate income/sales tax principles
  • Proficiency with all information systems including Microsoft office tools (high degree of Excel expertise), general ledger and consolidation processes (Vista f/k/a Viewpoint), Sage depreciation and financial report writers, including GSS (Global Spreadsheet Server) and Crystal Reports
NECESSARY ATTRIBUTES
  • Above average verbal and written communications skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, demanding and lean environment  providing quick and accurate results with the ability to multi-task
  • Dedicated hands-on self-starter with attention to details

The Middlesex Corporation is an “Equal Opportunity Employer—Minorities, Females, Veterans and Disabled Persons”


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