Controller - Nashville

Finance - Finance
Ref: 389 Date Posted: Monday 01 May 2023

Are you an analytical, strategic, detail oriented individual eager to make an impact and serve in a critical role within a well-respected, growth-oriented organization? If so, Elevation is actively recruiting for a Controller/Business Office Manager for an electrical contracting services company in Nashville, TN, and we want to speak with you! 

What You Will Be Doing: 

  • Developing, analyzing, and interpreting accounting information to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the company. 
  • Managing all accounting functions including but not limited to: cash, accounts receivable, inventory, prepaid assets, fixed assets, accounts payable and accruals, printing checks. 
  • Maintaining ownership of the site general ledger and trial balance. 
  • Developing short, medium, and long-term financial strategies and projections providing insight into the organization’s operations and business plans. 
  • Preparing the annual budget and monitoring for variance throughout the fiscal year. 
  • Managing cash flow and ensuring availability of funds. 
  • Establishing and maintaining proper internal financial controls. 
  • Developing and maintaining weekly and monthly reporting metrics (e.g. profit and loss statements, balance sheet, cash flow). 
  • Overseeing the treasury function and banking relationships. 
  • Ensuring company compliance with local, state, and federal reporting requirements.
  • Ensuring company licensing renewals with local, state, and federal requirements. 
  • Supporting growth and positive reputation of company. 
  • Managing inventory valuation system to ensure proper and accurate information is always available. 
  • Managing the Subcontractor Certificate of Insurance compliance
  • Managing and developing a high-performing office team (5 members). 
  • Overseeing and performing general office management functions all while maintaining the highest level of customer service and professionalism.
  • Special projects or other duties as assigned. 

What You Need To Have: 

  • 5+ years of Controller experience preferred
  • Experience/knowledge in the construction industry 
  • Proficiency in Foundation accounting software
  • Proven experience with financial projections and budgeting
  • Working knowledge of tax and business regulations
  • A demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, and coach a team 
  • Ability to think ahead and plan over a 1-2 year time span  
  • Adept in problem analysis and resolution  
  • Technical skills in strategic and financial planning 
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to meet deadlines and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to collect and analyze data, set priorities, organize initiatives, and follow through 
  • Based in Nashville, TN region and the ability to come into the office 5 days/week