Controller

Houston TX 77033

COMPANY OVERVIEW:    Our clients’ engineering, plant maintenance and manufacturing are at the core of how our company operates. Our client’s strength is the combined capability of coordinating technical and engineering requirements, self-manufacturing many of our solutions, and completing installations with experienced field crews.

POSITION TITLE:   Controller

COMPENSATION:   Competitive base salary + bonus      

BENEFITS:    Full benefits package

LOCATION:    Houston, Texas

SUMMARY:     The Controller will be responsible for leading the financial operations of the company, ensuring the accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of financial reporting. This role involves overseeing the month-end close process, accounts payable, project accounting, banking and cash flow management, as well as corporate taxes, sales and use taxes, and insurance management.

DUTIES OR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the preparation and review of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
  • Maintain and improve financial reporting systems to enhance the quality and efficiency of reporting
  • Coordinate and lead annual external audits
  • Prepare and review monthly financial statements for the company and affiliated entities
  • Review financial statements with ownership
  • Perform trend and variance analysis
  • Develop annual budget and analyze planned vs. actual performance.
  • Identify and implement process improvements where applicable.
  • Oversee full cycle of month-end, quarterly, and year-end close activities for a portfolio of companies, including review of income statements, balance sheets, and cash account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Manage the month-end close process, ensuring all journal entries, reconciliations, and adjustments are completed accurately and timely.
  • Oversee the accounts payable function, ensuring timely and accurate processing of vendor invoices and payments.
  • Implement and maintain effective AP policies and procedures.
  • Monitor AP aging reports and resolve any issues with vendors
  • Oversee project accounting to ensure accurate and timely tracking of project costs and revenues
  • Ensure proper budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting for all projects
  • Ensure compliance with contractual and regulatory requirements
  • Manage banking relationships and ensure effective cash management
  • Monitor cash flow and ensure adequate liquidity for operational needs
  • Prepare cash flow forecasts and reports to inform strategic decision-making
  • Oversee the preparation and filing of all corporate tax returns, including federal, state and local taxes
  • Work with external tax advisors to optimize tax strategies and minimize tax liabilities
  • Assist in managing the company’s insurance policies, including general liability, property, workers’ compensation, and other relevant coverage
  • Manage the documentation and reporting for all legal entities
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements
  • Oversee Accounting, A/P, A/R, and job cost accounting
  • Lead and develop the accounting team, providing guidance, mentorship, and performance management
  • Foster a collaborative and high-performance culture within the accounting department
  • Ensure continuous improvement of financial processes and systems


EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 10-15 years accounting and/or finance, including 3+ years in a leadership role, with experience in controllership and construction financial management
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, CPA/CMA preferred but not required.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and advanced technical ERP system skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Expertise in financial reporting and budget management
  • Excellent analytical and strategic thinking
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and negotiation skills
  • Proven ability to lead and mentor teams


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