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Corporate Controller

Sylvan, Inc. is a market-leading, trusted industrial services contractor to Fortune 500 companies.  FM Sylvan is currently a ~$200 million entity poised to continue profitable growth.  

The Corporate Controller is responsible for multi profit center financial accounting management and includes the timely preparation of financial statements and reports and the recording and processing of billings, cash receipts, AP invoices, expenses, cash disbursements and payroll.  He/she will be responsible for managing several division controller/accounting managers with 9 total in the accounting group.  This position reports directly to the CFO.


Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee all of US and Canadian financial operations including payroll, AR, AP, WIP reporting and management, GL reconciling, financial statement prep
  • Monthly WIP review with CFO and Senior Management, balancing, analysis and divisional under/overbilling journal entry prep and post.
  • Monthly internal financial statement coordination from module closings through monthly meeting to review consolidated monthly results
  • Evaluate, build, and maintain finance team as necessary and mentor individuals to grow within the organization.  Recommend and lead optimization of workloads, workflow in the accounting operation during periods of growth and change. 
  • Manage cash flow and forecasting.  Maintain a reliable 13-week cash flow forecast report with weekly analysis
  • Ability to work independently with high technical accounting skills and strong work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task with high sense of urgency and the business intellectual competence to recognize and prioritize duties within deadlines 
  • Monthly and quarterly financial files for bank and surety review
  • Quarterly board of directors meeting presentation preparation assistance
  • Annual consolidated budget coordination, preparation, and dissemination to all profit centers
  • Assistance with annual consolidated budget presentation preparation for private equity investors and lender
  • Assistance with lender refinancing meetings, information gathering, updating, discussions
  • Annual work comp and GL insurance audit payroll reporting preparation and presentation
  • Monthly divisional internal financial statement compilation, review, and presentation
  • Experience with preparation of GAAP financial reports.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a similar field required or equivalent work experience will be considered.
  • A Master’s degree with a focus on corporate financial management is preferred.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience as a financial professional, preferably within the construction industry.
  • CPA preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven leadership skills and interpersonal savvy
  • Vista by Viewpoint construction ERP experience and POC accounting experience
  • Prior controller experience in a construction, multi-location POC entity
  • Competency in Microsoft applications, Excel & Word
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with union construction environment preferred

Apply Today

Email your resume to abloom@sylvan-inc.com