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Hands-On, Controller

Job Title
Hands-On, Controller
Job ID
Near Cleveland,  TN 37312
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Company Information:

  • Located near Cleveland, TN
  • 4th Generation family-owned business – industry leaders in Southeast
  • Over 1300 years of construction experience among 
  • Organically grown – nearly doubled annual revenues in past 5 years
  • Financially stable with a strong pipeline of future projects
  • 120+ Employees with incredibly high retention rates over the past 70+ years in business

What the Company Offers You:

  • Train directly with retiring Controller
  • Many long tenured employees
  • Report directly to Owner
  • Autonomy to perform your role with no micro-management
  • True family environment
  • Everyone has a voice regardless of title – input and ideas are highly valued
  • Comprehensive benefits package includes:
    • BCBS Health Insurance options including Vision and Dental
    • 401(K) – Wide variety of Investment plans
    • Vacation/PTO
    • Discretionary bonus eligibility

Your Role with the Company:

You will ultimately be the go-to financial leader for the firm, reporting directly to the Owner. You’ll lead the accounting department with five subordinates. This role involves reconciling multiple bank accounts, managing bonding/banking relationships, and overseeing annual audits. You’ll perform accounts payable and payroll reviews, 401(k) administration/compliance, and manage insurance information in the database. You’ll ensure the Accounting department closely follows internal controls/best practices, working to improve various functions such as job costing, AP check-run process, and sales/use taxes and accruals.  

Background Profile:

  • Background in Construction or Manufacturing accounting
  • Management experience helpful
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

About DK Cole and the Process:
DK Cole is a privately-owned executive search and consulting firm that specializes in construction, and we have been hired on retainer to conduct this confidential search by the client company.  We will share all the details on our client company during the initial phone call, if the role makes sense for you, and your qualifications are suitable.  Maintaining your confidentiality is a priority, so your resume will only be submitted at your approval and direction.  We will keep you updated at every step in the process and appreciate your time and consideration of this opportunity.  Please send your resume in Word, including a personal email address and mobile number where we can text or leave voicemail you during 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. hours.  


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