Construction Controller | Manhattan | $175,000 | 1 Day WFH!

Construction Controller

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Construction Controller

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Hybrid (Manhattan)


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HireIQ is thrilled to be working with a high-level company within the Manhattan area who are seeking a Construction Controller to join their ever-growing team.

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Job Description: Construction Controller
Location: New York, NY
Reports to: CFO
Position Type: Full-Time

Position Summary:
The Construction Controller will oversee all financial operations related to our construction projects and ensure accurate and timely financial reporting. This role reports directly to the CFO and will manage a team of 6 accounting professionals.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial Management:
  • Oversee the preparation and review of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and company accounting policies.
  • Manage all aspects of the general ledger, including journal entries, reconciliations, and financial analysis.
  • Develop and implement financial controls and procedures to ensure the integrity of financial data.
  • Construction Accounting:
  • Manage job costing, project accounting, and revenue recognition.
  • Review and analyze construction project budgets, forecasts, and financial performance.
  • Monitor project expenses and ensure alignment with budgetary constraints.
  • Oversee the preparation of draw requests and coordination with project managers for billing and collections.
  • Team Leadership:
  • Lead and mentor a team of 6 accounting professionals.
  • Provide guidance and support to ensure team members meet their goals and develop professionally.
  • Conduct performance evaluations and identify opportunities for training and development.
  • Reporting and Analysis:
  • Prepare and present financial reports to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Analyze financial data to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Assist in the development of financial models and forecasts to support strategic planning.
  • Compliance and Audit:
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant financial regulations and standards.
  • Coordinate and manage annual audits and ensure timely resolution of audit findings.
  • Maintain accurate and organized financial records for audit purposes.
  • Ad-hoc Projects and Duties:
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives as required by the CFO.
  • Collaborate with other departments to support overall business objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; CPA or CMA certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of accounting experience, with at least 3 years in a construction accounting role.
  • Strong knowledge of construction accounting principles, job costing, and project financial management.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.


  • 1 day Work From Home (WFH) per week
  • 401(k)
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time off and holidays – 15 days

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $175,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 7 years

Physical setting:

  • Office


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • GAAP: 1 year (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Manhattan, NY (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Manhattan, NY: Relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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