CONTROLLER $80,000 annually. We're seeking an experienced Controller for our client: a highly successful General Engineering Contractor based in Chico, California. This key role provides financial management and leadership in support of the firm’s strategic and financial goals. The ideal candidate will possess financial leadership experience within the construction industry, will be up to date with the latest business technologies and processes, possess a solid understanding of GAAP, and extensive experience performing internal and external financial analysis and reporting.

Job Description


Internal Financial Analysis and Reporting:

  • Provide senior management with a broad and detailed understanding of the financial health of the company, and the impact of current actions/results as they relate to future profitability/liquidity
  • Prepare financial forecasts, including annual operating budgets, financial and cash flow projections
  • Perform analysis to ensure and support projected goals, and make recommendations for course corrections as necessary

External Financial Reporting:

  • Responsible for annual internal audit and preparation of tax docs, as well as all insurance renewals, securing adequate coverage, with lowest rates
  • Responsible for adherence to all cities, state and federal regulatory requirements as they relate to accounting functions, within stated time frames as dictated by these various agencies


  • Responsible for all accounting functions within the company, and adherence to GAAP
  • Responsible for evaluating and implementing accounting systems, policies and procedures to ensure maximum efficiency within accounting department

Staff Oversight:

  • Responsible for oversight of Accounting staff to ensure goals and objectives are achieved with a high level of effectiveness

REQUIREMENTS - Education, Experience, Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
  • 5+ years experience as a Controller in a construction company with extensive job costing experience
  • Experience with Sage 300
  • Experience with Crystal Reports
  • Skilled manager of at least 3 direct reports
  • Experience with prevailing wage payroll compliance
  • Treasury – Cash Management reporting and daily credit decisions
  • Must possess strong skills in budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis and dashboard reporting and projections
  • Extensive prior experience in AP, AR, (including schedule of values), Payroll, and all matters relating to producing accurate, time and reliable financial and job costing information


  • The successful candidate must possess a California Driver’s License and evidence of insurability
  • Position is contingent upon passing post-offer criminal history check


  • Competitive base salary
  • Generous PTO and Paid Holidays
  • Annual bonus
  • Comprehensive health benefits package
  • 401(k) with company match up to 3% of gross annual salary
  • Other year-round perks
  • Collaborative organizational culture
  • Casual work environment & work attire
  • Beautiful offices

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  • Location

    Chico, CA

  • Order Type

    Direct Hire

  • Shift

    Day shift

  • Contact Phone

    (530) 891-1955

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