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Construction, Controller

Job Title
Construction, Controller
Job ID
Bolingbrook,  IL 60440
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Controller – Specialty Contractor – Near Romeoville, IL

Company Information:

  • Accessible location near Romeoville, IL
  • 25+ year history of financial growth and stability
  • State of the art manufacturing facility
  • Successfully performed over 2,500 projects across Chicago and the Midwest
  • Impressive customer list of National General Contractors
  • Unique, holistic process of project delivery from initial bid to installation

What the Company Offers You:

  • Family-first company provides flexible hours/workdays
  • Tight-knit and friendly core team of employees with high retention
  • Report directly to honest and transparent President – no micromanagement
  • Leadership team is accessible and fair-minded
  • Company heavily invested in employees’ well-being
  • Friday Pizza lunches
  • 3 Weeks PTO and sick days
  • 401(K) with 10% Match
  • BCBS Medical plan, Dental Options, company provided insurance
  • Discretionary bonus eligibility

Your Role with the Company:

The Controller is the go-to financial leader for the firm who will oversee and manage Accounting personnel and systems for the firm, reporting directly to the president. You will prepare general ledger entries and assist with monthly/year-end close out procedures and process AP to ensure timely payments. You will prepare and analyze WIP schedules, working closely with Project Management/Leadership team to resolve issues. You will perform sales tax preparation, administer 401(K) and healthcare plans, budget preparation, and maintain effective payroll systems while identifying opportunities to reduce expenses and improve efficiency of department.

Background Profile:

  • 2+ Years’ Experience in Construction Accounting
  • Exposure to Work in Progress
  • Experience with MS Excel
  • Degree Helpful

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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