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Controller

Company: Sequence Systems
Location: Escondido
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Controller - Multi-Family and Commercial Construction / Development Sequence has been exclusively retained and is currently seeking a Controller with Construction and/or Development background for a privately held development organization. The privately owned firm is building and operating mid-sized high-end multifamily and commercial projects throughout southern California. These are primarily confidential private construction efforts for clientele, ranging from large multifamily complexes and developments to commercial buildouts. Specifically, we are seeking a Controller that would work remotely and be charged with heading up all accounting and finance activities. While the projects are complex, the organization has a light administrative team, so this would be a hands-on role with limited staff support. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented individual who will oversee the company's financial records for multiple projects and entities. Responsibility includes maintaining all procedures and controls related to the company's financial accounts. General duties:

  • Oversight of the finance, including billing, accounts payable, payroll, and accounting functions.
  • Use of project management and accounting software ( organization seeking to eventually migrate systems).
  • Hands-on data/cost gathering and entry, ensuring that all payables are coded to the proper job and cost codes.
  • Contracts administration.
  • Assist in handling, processing, and tracking: change orders, submittals, transmittals, RFI's, etc.
  • Work requests for ongoing projects, large and small, at dynamic properties.
  • Preparing financial statements and reports.
  • Coordination of monthly and quarterly financial reporting.
  • Cash flow management and forecasting.
  • Manage payment requests by subcontractors, consultants, and third-party vendors.
  • Compliance tracking and enforcement for subcontractors and vendors including NDAs, licensing, insurances, lien releases, etc.
  • Manage accounts receivable.
  • Maintain the department's licenses and insurances. Qualifications:
    • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws, and regulations.
    • Proficiency in accounting software.
    • Budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting experience
    • Experience with costing/job costing
    • Proficiency in, or willingness to learn, construction management software. High attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects at once with no decline in quality control.
    • Self-starter; comfortable with directing one's own work.
    • BS Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred. The organization has a corporate culture that seeks to empower employees with challenging endeavors and works best with those possessing an optimistic and positive mindset. Leadership cares deeply about team culture and working within a collaborative, flexible team environment. They also love technology and regularly adopt/experiment with new forms of tech to streamline communication and operations. The position requires prior construction accounting experience ( ideally in homebuilding and commercial). So, the right fit would be someone with a passion for real estate, construction, and finance, coupled with a strong work ethic, who is highly motivated, organized, tenacious, and results oriented. This could be an excellent fit for a mid to senior-level Account or Bookkeeper seeking to grow into a role that they could make their own. It might also be an excellent fit for a proven Controller to find a long-term home with the right organization. The position is slated to be based on site here in San Diego, California, with occasional regional travel to project sights throughout region. For immediate consideration, apply here, through our corporate website at: or submit to: Sequence Staffing2008 Opportunity Drive, Suite 150Roseville, CA 95678Phone: Email: "Sequence: Where a handshake still means everything."

Keywords: Sequence Systems, Escondido , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Escondido, California

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