Corporate Controller

Location: New York, New York
Date Posted: 06-08-2017
Our client is a $20 billion, global construction firm.  They have engaged us to find a Corporate Controller in the midtown Manhattan offices, reporting to the CFO.  This is a fantastic opportunity to be with a secure, growing business with incredible benefits, and growth opportunity.

Reporting to the CFO, the Corporate Controller is responsible for maintaining and overseeing the Accounting and Treasury functions of a holding company, including preparation of consolidated financial statements, and is involved in all financial decisions within the company. The corporate Controller is also responsible for the supervision and analysis of the financial information of 5 subsidiaries.

  • Supervise a team of 3.
  • Financial statements preparation of holding company including journal entries, tax provision calculation, etc.
  • Preparation of monthly consolidated reporting package and monthly financial analysis of holding company (PL, BS, CF, Indebtedness, CAPEX, and G&A).
  • Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds.
  • Supervise and coordinate the compilation of financial information for the organization, including 5 subsidiaries.
  • Analyses of accounting and financial reports received from subsidiaries and resolve any discrepancies prior to submission to the parent company.
  • Review of the audited financial statements of each entity prior to issuance, including impairment tests and other analyses.
  • Interface with inside and outside governmental auditors and assist with running the audit and review of financial statements annually or semi-annually.
  • Review of the draft of the Federal, State, and Local Income tax returns of US each entity,
  • Assist bidding department in the preparation of time-sensitive documents required for submission for pre-qualifications and bid proposals.
  • Assist CFO in financial matters involving stakeholders outside the organization, including financial institutions, surety companies, joint venture partners etc.
  • Assist CFO in the negotiation of the terms and conditions of lines of credit and their renewal.
  • Occasionally, participate in the negotiation and closing of project finance deals.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • CPA and/or MBA strongly preferred.
  • Seven (7) + years of accounting / finance management experience including consolidation of financial statements.
  • Corporate Finance experience including project finance, valuation, M&A and preparation of financial presentations.
  • Minimum of four (4) year tax experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and familiarity with ERP systems.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to follow through on commitments and projects.
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