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Controller (KK25795) in Madison, WI at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

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Controller (KH25795)

Our client is a contractor services company that is currently looking for a Controller to join their team.  This person will run the accounting and finance functions for the business and serve as a business partner to the COO of the company.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, long-tenured employees, casual environment, and competitive benefits. They provide their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Controller will be very hands-on and will oversee the accounting and finance function. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • The Controller will prepare reports to summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.
  • Perform regular detailed analytical reviews of sales, gross margins, operating cost and profit margins by served industries, customer, and value propositions.
  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and year-end close process.
  • Direct preparation of budgets.
  • Review contracts and purchase orders to ensure appropriate language is included and define revenue recognition process.
  • Assist in development, implementation and interpretation of standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws.
  • Coordinate annual audit and tax compliance and maintain support required by outside professional service firms to complete these activities efficiently.
  • Manage existing finance staff including defining roles and responsibilities to meet business need.
  • The Controller will perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

The Controller will possess the following:


  • The Controller will have 7+ relevant years’ experience; construction industry experience or industrial manufacturing experience preferred.

•        Knowledge of GAAP accounting, financial statements, budgeting and forecasting, and internal controls. Experience in job costing and percentage of completion revenue recognition preferred.

•        Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to work effectively with all levels of an organization.

•        Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products.

  • The Controller will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting of Finance.


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