Controller in Fairfield, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 11/5/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: 2141749

Job Title: Controller
Location: Fairfield, CA
Compensation: $125k+

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees all financial and accounting planning practices including AP/AR, job cost accounting, payroll and cash flow management
  • Develop and maintain the system of internal accounting controls and financial reporting
  • Oversees and manages relationships with lending institutions, shareholders and the financial community
  • Manages strategic growth, budget planning and implementation
  • Budgeting, forecasting and analysis
  • Work-In-Progress (WIP) reporting and General Ledger
  • Payroll management - preparation, input of wages, union deductions, tax deductions, accrual benefits and job costing calculations
  • Responsible for all payroll tax reporting including monthly closing, quarterly Federal and State reports and annual Federal and State requirements
  • Knowledge of lien releases, construction bonding and contracts
  • Maintain state registrations, business and tax licenses, etc.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's in accounting preferred but will consider construction experience in lieu of degree
  • Construction Accounting Administration
  • GAAP understanding and knowledge
  • Construction Mechanics Lien Law knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of Excel required, experience with Sage preferred


  • 100% company paid health insurance (employee plus family)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Profit sharing
  • 401k
  • Long Term Disability

Job Title: Controller
Compensation: $125k+


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