Accounting and Finance


Direct Hire/Permanent

Accounting Career Consultants

Controller St. Louis, MO

Job Reference: JOB-21612




Why is This a Great Opportunity?

Join a well established and growing construction company that has a collaborative culture where opinions are respected.  You will have a lot of autonomy to make this role what you want and will have the opportunity to grow into a CFO role as the company expands.  You will also enjoy fantastic benefits including 100% employer paid health insurance for both you and your dependents.


Job Description

Purpose:   The Controller is responsible for all financial and fiscal management functions, developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.


General Accounting and Financial Reporting:

Establish and maintain effective accounting and financial systems, procedures, and controls.

Prepares timely and accurate analysis of budgets and financial reports.

Manage the annual audit process and financial statement generation; provide documentation and other assistance as required to facilitate an efficient audit.

Maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.

Assist in procurement of accurate profit projections; analyze data and bring up any anomalies.


Financial Analysis and Reporting:

Gather, record, analyze and disseminate financial and non-financial information for KCI projects.

Understand and document information needs for front-line operational staff.

Develop processes that help gather data for the needs of operational staff and executive team.

Develop and implement reporting information that displays how the business is performing so key leaders can make the most informed decisions.

Develop and report key performance indicators showing business performance.

Implement and monitor companywide training program for financial processes developed.

Develop and maintain an 18-month rolling forward financial operations plan and 18-month rolling forward cash flow plan.

Generate monthly and year to date financial statements and actual to budget information.

Manage annual audit process and financial statement generation.

Responsible for insurance liability maintenance and analysis.

Maintain and strengthen banking relationships.

Assist in maintaining and strengthening bonding relationship.

Develop process for analysis, payback metrics and budget development for capital asset purchases.


Tax Reporting:

Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting and tax requirements.

Submits reports and documentation to outside firm for preparation of corporate tax returns.

Oversees preparation and filing of quarterly payroll tax returns, 1099 filings, etc.

Ensures quarterly estimated taxes are paid by owners.


Cash Management:

Manage cash flow and financial risk.

Reviews and approves all cash disbursements.

Plans and directs cash flow to ensure maintenance of adequate cash to meet operating needs.

Oversees daily banking requirements.

Reconciliation of bank statements.



Provide leadership to accounting team; ensures development goals are established for continued growth.

Proactively identify accounting/financial process improvement opportunities and lead implementation efforts.

Educate personnel on the financial review process of projects and systems that support the process; be the point person for profit projection submission to ensure process is being followed.


Information Technology Management:

Ensure accounting team is the internal knowledgebase for Vista.

Develop accounting team to understand how the system records and reports the pieces of data.

Be the resource for internal inquires with Vista functionality.

Responsible for company software applications and IT assets.

Manage third-party IT service provider.



Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required.

Five to seven years of experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area is required. Construction accounting is preferred.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), or Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) designation preferred, but not required.

Demonstrated ability to lead, coach and manage a team.

Ability to meet deadlines with attention to detail.

Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills.

Strong knowledge of budgeting and expense control.

Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Strong interpersonal skills.

A self-starter, team player and the ability to communicate in a professional manner.

High degree of integrity.

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. Vista experience a plus.














Michelle Dunski
Senior Recruiting Manager

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

Tel: 314-292-7916 | Email:

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