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Controller (KW27259) in Greater Milwaukee Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

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Controller (KW27259)

Our client is a contractor services company that is currently looking for a Controller to join their team. This is an opportunity for someone to be a top Finance person and be involved in a lot of decisions within the business.   This person will manage the accounting and finance functions for the business and serve as a business partner to the Owner of the company.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, long-tenured employees, casual environment, and excellent 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 functions for the company. 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.
  • 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 a plus.

•        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.
  • CPA a plus.


Equal Opportunity Employer