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Accurate, Accounting Manager - Controller - Construction

Job Title
Accurate, Accounting Manager - Controller - Construction
Job ID
Chicago,  IL 60618
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Company Information:

  • Office located in Chicago near Irving Park
  • Stable, family-owned specialty construction firm
  • 75+ year, interesting, successful history
  • $9 Million Annual Revenues with approximately 30 employees
  • Known for innovation, service, commitment and quality

What the Company Offers You:

  • Great chance to combine accounting skills and business sense to make a positive impact on the company
  • Future advancement potential to more senior role for right candidate
  • Chance to be a sounding board/advisor to owner and senior leaders
  • Flexibility and reasonable work hours
  • You’ll have exposure to every aspect of the company’s operations
  • Owner works alongside you, performing the most menial tasks to get the job done 
  • Employees voices are heard, and ideas are encouraged
  • Employer pays 100% of the employee’s medical, dental & vision premium
  • 401K with profit sharing
  • Negotiable vacation
  • Employer honors work anniversaries and employee contributions

Your Role with the Company:

Reporting to the owner, you will be the “go to” manager for all accounting functions, with a focus on process improvement, accuracy and efficiency.  You’ll be very hands on with billing and processing in-house payroll, union reporting, payroll taxes and EFTPS and will oversee AP.  You will handle day-to-day accounting functions that will include performing month end close, adjusting journal entries, and budgeting and forecasting.  You’ll also deal with human resources and other compliance functions, such as managing the drug testing process, workman’s comp and CDL driver logs for the company’s truck drivers.    

Background Profile :                          

  • Bachelor’s Degree helpful
  • Experience in the construction industry
  • Background in budgeting
  • Exposure to cost analysis
  • Working knowledge of payroll processing and basic HR compliance

About DK Cole and the Process:

DK Cole is a privately-owned executive search and consulting firm, specializing in construction, and we have been engaged exclusively on retainer to conduct this confidential search by the client company.   We notify all candidates as to the status of their resumes in a timely manner.  We maintain a high level of ethics in dealing with both clients and candidates, and will only send your resume, after a thorough interview and obtaining your permission. Please send your resume in Word and provide a mobile number where you can be texted between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.  to schedule an interview. Your information will be held in the strictest of confidence.


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