Assistant Controller

February 3, 2020
Edwardsville, IL
Job Type



  • Plans, develops, organizes, coordinates and directs the efficient and safe operation of a team of project accountants
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable GAAP rules, statutes, and legal requirements
  • Takes direction from the Controller and incorporate company objectives into the vision for each year
  • Establishes and manages departmental goals and objectives for accomplishing assigned functions; ensures proper allocation of personnel; delegates functional activities to those assigned
  • Trains and mentors the team; provides developmental opportunities and stretch assignments, ensuring the long-term sustainability of the department and the functions
  • Supports all Accounting Staff as well as for client companies; prepares and verifies information, responds to customer questions, offers insight when issues arise related to areas of expertise
  • Writes or collaborates to produce performance evaluations for the team; develops appropriate plans for continuing to grow the team
  • Ensures the accuracy and timeliness of financial information that is sent out on behalf of the company or its customers to vendors, financial institutions, banks, insurance companies or other stakeholders
  • Reviews, monitors and makes recommendations on A/P and A/R processes, systems and workflow
  • Approve A/P check runs
  • Mentor and train Staff Accountant
  • Analyze and prepare the WIP on a monthly basis (including but not limited to prepping questions to Project Accountants pertaining to the WIP)
  • Collaborates with others to gather information, provide data and support related to field of expertise
  • Reviews expenses on a routine basis; approves entries in pVault and ensures accuracy of data posted to ledger


  • Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance or related business field
  • Expertise in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable imperative
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and legal requirements of accounting and finance
  • Vista Viewpoint experience helpful
  • Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in Construction Industry preferred
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