Hot Job! Assistant Controller for Construction Firm in Midtown, NYC


Our client is a well established construction firms in NYC and they are seeking an Assistant Controller to join their team. They are a dynamic group and this role will be working directly with the Controller and Director of Finance.  This position will give the individual exposure to the different areas of the Finance Department, as well as Senior Management and provide a great growth opportunity.

Responsibilities include:

  • General Ledger management (chart of accounts, sub accounts, divisions)
  • Account reconciliations
  • Proficient with the full accounting cycle: Entry Postings, Billing, A/P, A/R, Cash, Closings
  • Financial forecasting: Expense & Cash
  • Weekly and Monthly management reports and packages, analysis and budget variance comments
  • Monthly bank package
  • Participate in audit and tax discussions with external CPA
  • Ensure operational errors are understood, resolved, and processes are adapted to eliminate repeat errors
  • Oversee Requisition Job accounting for deadline compliance
  • Journal entries required for month-end accounting close
  • Manage the monthly advanced billing report and resolve discrepancies
  • Maintain ongoing review of Vendor Pre-payments
  • Reconcile gross profit and provide analysis
  • Calculate and submit appropriate Sales Taxes
  • Assist with the monitoring of cash flow and loan levels, and adjust appropriately
  • Interface with Senior Management team regarding customer, vendor, and personnel matters
  • Additional ad hoc responsibilities


  • Bachelor degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent experience preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years of related experience in Construction
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite; strong in Excel
  • MAS / SAGE experience a plus
  • The ideal candidate must have strong time management, problem solving, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and utilize these skills in a demanding, multi-tasking environment.

For more information on this opportunity or to be considered please email me at



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