Robert Half Finance & Accounting Assistant Controller in Swansea, Illinois

$75,000 Assistant Controller (Construction). The Assistant Controller will assist the Controller in managing all financial and accounting functions and the required staff. The goal of the Assistant Controller will be to contribute to keep the accounting and financial processes of the company up to standard and ensure accurate financial reporting and control. Responsibilities:

  • Support most aspects of accounting management (monthly project billings, reporting, etc).

  • Supervise subcontractor accounting and payments.

  • Prepare required payroll tax filings for the company in accordance with all regulatory requirements.

  • Assist Financial Controller with reconciliation of G/L accounts for monthly or annual closing.

  • Continuous process improvement of procedures and methods within the Accounting department.

  • Responsible for home office and field payroll.

  • Identify outdated accounting procedures and work flow bottlenecks; recommend solutions.

  • Assist Project Managers with job cost accounting matters. Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of all aspects of corporate accounting and financial management

  • Minimum three years of relevant experience, with at least five years' experience working in a construction company

  • Experience with Sage/Timberline preferred

  • Thorough knowledge of all relevant Federal, State, and local requirements. This client takes pride in retaining top performers by offering a fun and professional working environment where opportunities exist for personal, financial and career advancement. One way they recognize employee dedication is through their balanced and flexible benefits program including:

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Health, Vision Dental Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Disability Insurance


  • 401(k) Plan

  • Profit Sharing

  • Personal Leave Days

  • Sabbatical Program (3 week sabbatical with every 5 years of employment, includes travel stipend.)

  • Education Reimbursement

  • Subsidized Fitness Memberships

  • Paid Volunteer Time Off

  • Monthly Employee Parties

  • Family Oriented Environment Please contact Morgan Strait - Permanent Placement Recruiter LinkedIn - Email: or call 314-205-1850

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on FortuneĀ® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Req ID: 02420-0010127904

Functional Role: Assistant Controller

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Swansea

Postal Code: 62226-1005

Compensation: $50,000.00 to $75,000.00 per year

Requirements: Month End Close, Financial Analysis, Financial Reconciliation, Financial Statement Preparation, US GAAP, Cost - Job