at Wylander

Date Posted: 3/8/2020

Job Description

Wylander Solutions, a recruiting company for the disaster restoration industry, is hiring a controller for a construction and restoration company in Cleveland, Ohio. The Controller is responsible for applying principles of accounting and finance to analyze financial information and assist with preparation of financial reports. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: prepare and maintain monthly recurring journal entries; assist with month-end close; analyze budgets and financial plans; prepare business forecasts and statistical reports; prepare balance sheets and profit loss statements; prepare federal, state and local reports; as wells as handle day to day bookkeeping duties.


  • Health Benefits
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K


  • Salary: $75,000-$100,000 DOE


  • Manage Accounting Department: Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, HR duties, and payroll
  • Direct and coordinate the company financial planning and budget management functions as well as cash flow forecasting
  • Manage the preparation of financial reports, forecasts and analyze monthly operating results against budget
  • Oversee daily operations of the finance department, including department structure.
  • Continually train and develop employees to effectively accomplish the department’s goals and objectives
  • Ensure compliance with local, state/provincial and federal reporting requirements
  • Work with other department managers, executives and owners to develop and execute the strategic plan
  • Direct financial audits and provide recommendations for process and procedure improvements
  • Establish and implement short and long-range departmental objectives, policies and operating procedures
  • Accurately prepare and file required tax forms
  • Hiring, development and termination decisions for finance department employees


  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • 3+ years within a controller role, preferably within the construction industry
  • Knowledge of WIP, job costing and cost accrual revenue allocation
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of financial concepts and accounting principles
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Strong understanding of the key drivers of profitability, including experience providing analysis with actionable steps for operations
  • Strong computer skills
  • Proven strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet stringent deadlines and work independently
  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance preferred

Keywords: construction, accounting, controller

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Cleveland, OH
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 3/8/2020

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