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About Jostin Construction

Jostin Construction was founded in 1998. Our organization is driven by our “WHY” statement –To create and provide a diversity of opportunities for all. For twenty years, this purpose has guided our work, how we run our business, how we engage with the community deeply and genuinely and most importantly, how we support and develop our employees, many of whom have been with us from the beginning.

As a growing firm of over 80 team members, we are proud to have built our business in concrete construction, general trades, construction management, and general construction, servicing our clients in commercial building remodels and new construction.

Our prized culture is entrenched in our Jostin Values:

  • Diversity Wins
  • All in, All the time
  • The Golden Rule
  • The Best at Getting Better
  • Good Old-Fashioned Ridiculous Fun
  • Go First

 Our values represent who we are, how we work, and how we engage with others.

Controller

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Overview:

The Controller will report to the Chief Financial Officer and work closely with company division leads and the extended leadership team.  The Controller will implement strategies that deliver on the organizational purpose our “WHY” of Jostin Construction and be a critical leadership member who reinforces Jostin’s culture.  The Controller will be responsible for company compliance including contracts and audits as well as manage the enhancement of current accounting programs, perform financial analysis, and maintain and/or recommend new accounting initiatives and strategies that align with the company’s mission and performance-driven culture. This includes the continual integration of accounting practices and financial strategies within the various critical departments in the business which include Operations, Human Resources, and Safety.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise a team of financial and accounting staff including the Accounting Manager, Project Coordinator, and Administrative Assistant/Receptionist.
  • Maintain, analyze, and reconcile general ledger accounts to ensure accurate balances.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate procedures for the accurate maintenance of the general ledger, purchasing, expense report processing, billings, credit collections, accounts payable, and accounts receivable to include regular review and audit of accounts.
  • Establish and monitor controls and processes to accurately manage percentage of completion accounting on construction projects.
  • Manage financial closeout of all projects with project teams.
  • Manage and prepare executive payroll.
  • Manage and prepare all payroll taxes.
  • Prepare all disbursements and journal entries to ensure accuracy of work and consistency with internal guidelines and accounting procedures.
  • Manage all accounting functions related to revenue such as percentage of completion revenue recognition, invoicing, sales reports and forecast.
  • Assist with all internal and external audit requests.
  • Prepare and review monthly financial statements, general ledger reconciliations (including bank reconciliations), cash flow, and work in progress and job schedules.
  • Manage the preparation of annual financial budgets and related monthly reporting compared to actual.
  • Develop and maintain regular reports, with input from the CFO for use by executive management in making strategic business decisions.
  • Create and monitor budgets and cash-flow forecasts.
  • Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as

Position Requirements/Experience:

  • Five to seven years minimum in an accounting related position preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or related field preferred.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office software programs.
  • Knowledge and expertise in construction accounting preferred, in particular, percent-complete accounting and/or experience in a job cost-driven industry.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, and history of successive promotion, advancement, and progression in terms of types of assignments and areas of responsibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead through persuasion, build collaborative relations, and garner trust, respect, and credibility among diverse internal and external clients.
  • Exceptional written, oral, and presentation skills.
  • Strong work ethic, integrity, and demonstrated commitment to the organization’s people, mission, and values.
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent judgment, and a common-sense approach to day-to-day accounting issues.
  • Ability to listen to others with compassion while representing the company’s positions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • ComputerEase software experience a plus.
  • Highly self-motivated with strong desire for challenging work, growth, and development.

Timeline & Recruitment Process:

  • 3/8/2021-3/26/2021         Recruitment of potential candidates for Controller
  • Week of 3/29/2021          Phase 1: Virtual interviews
  • Week of 4/5/2021            Phase 2: Virtual Interviews with top three candidates
  • Week of 4/12/2021          Phase 3: Meet/greet with key leadership team

Important Notes:

  • The recruitment process, position description, dates and processes may be adjusted as needed.
  • Interviews will be via video conference using the Microsoft Teams platform.
  • Those invited to interview will be sent an invite with the Microsoft Teams link.

Cover Letter & Resume Submission Instructions:

  • All candidates’ interest and submission will be held in confidence.
  • Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume (Microsoft Word document only) to: Tom Shepherd, at Controllersearch@jostinconstruction.com who is assisting Jostin Construction with this search.
  • ALL candidates’ cover letters and resumes will be carefully reviewed, and each will receive confirmation of receipt from Jostin. Only those candidates who will be invited to Phase I interviews will receive a second communication.

Thank you for your interest in growing with Jostin Construction and driving our purpose.