Reporting to the project CFO, the Controller will be responsible for the preparation of all financial reporting for the joint venture. Interacting with various levels of project staff and management, (s)he will develop and ensure accurate forecasts, cost reporting and revenue recognition in accordance with US GAAP and IFRS.
As the Project is just now starting, the successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to demonstrate their accounting and technological skills in creating the foundation for reporting excellence for the duration of construction. The position is available for immediate consideration.
Ensure complete and accurate chart of accounts, encompassing all budgeted accounts;
Maintain sufficient internal controls to ensure integrity and accuracy of all reporting;
Make recommendations for improvements to internal controls, reporting & other processes;
Update project budgets and forecasts;
Perform period-end closes and generate reports as requested;
Monitor cash balances & develop and maintain cash flow forecasts;
Maintain fixed asset and capital accounts, depreciation schedules (book & tax) and other subsidiary reports;
Proactively prepare schedules for audit and tax compliance, including balance sheet reconciliations and roll-forwards;
Oversee and mentor staff accountants; and other duties as required to ensure accurate and proactive reporting to JV management.
Skills for Success:
Superior Microsoft Excel proficiency
In-depth understanding of US GAAP and IFRS
Extensive experience with Joint Venture reporting, work-in-progress calculations and period-end closes
Experience with SAP a plus
Familiarity with tax accounting principles a plus
Strong, independent work ethic, multitasking skills and impeccable integrity
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; advanced degree in a related field a plus
In-depth experience (5 - 10 years) with construction accounting