Elford, Inc. has an opening for a Controller who wants to work with the construction industry’s top talent. Founded in 1910, we are a highly respected regional construction company based in Columbus, OH with significant operations in Charlotte, NC. Our success lies in building lasting relationships with clients, business partners and with the people who work in our organization.
The Controller role is responsible for leading and developing all accounting functions within Elford, Inc. This position reports to the Executive Vice President of Finance and ensures appropriate controls and processes are in place to accurately prepare and present financial statements for company leaders, board, business partners, and shareholders. Strategically, this role will provide insight into the company’s financial performance, review and transform business processes, support company-wide data governance efforts required for performance analytics, and own department service levels associated with our field operations partners. The successful candidate will manage teams that include accounting leaders, exempt, and non-exempt personnel.
The key responsibilities of the position are:
Lead the daily operations of the Accounting department to ensure all financial reporting is accurate and timely
Preparation of accurate and timely monthly and annual financial statements; including board reporting and financial/business forecasting
Lead the annual budget process
Ensure proper requisition and distribution protocols are in place and followed
Perform monthly job cost reconciliation
Review and approve journal entries and monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations
Oversee all weekly payroll processes and related withholding and reporting requirements
Responsible for the accurate accounting of the company pension plan and related pension obligation and valuation processes
Coordinate with external auditors for the owner, insurance, and tax processes including preparation of audit schedules, organization, and review of supporting documentation for the audit
Develop and maintain monthly, quarterly, and annual financial metrics and industry benchmarking
Education/Experience Requirements: Qualified candidate should possess 8 - 10 years of professional experience; a minimum of 3 years in a supervisory position in financial reporting/accounting areas; and a minimum of 3 years of experience with construction accounting or equivalent public accounting is required. A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or economics is required. CPA and/or MBA preferred.
Elford, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and veteran status.
About Elford, Inc.
We are ELFORD, INC., a highly respected company in commercial construction, since 1910. Our success lies in building lasting relationships: with clients, with partners and the people who work in our organization.