6 days old


Ventura, California 93003
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Staples Construction is seeking an individual that is highly motivated, detail oriented and ready to join a fast pace company. This person will fill our open Controller position. The Controller is responsible for general accounting and financial management activities of the company. He/she will oversee the general ledger, production of financial statements, monthly reporting, budgets and financial analysis. Evaluation of internal controls and implementation of accounting processes is critical to this position.


  • Oversee general accounting and month-end close process, including journal entry preparation, general ledger account reconciliation and variance analysis.
  • Prepare Consolidated Balance Sheet and P&L fluctuation analysis and ratio analysis.
  • Maintain control of the general ledger, and post and close all entities.
  • Prepare and manage annual budget and forecasts.
  • Establish procedures and document critical accounting policies and issues.
  • Supervise, train and mentor direct reports.
  • Analyze financial data and prepare financial package for upper manager and board members.
  • Plan, organize and direct all activities related to the construction accounting functions in all company facilities.
  • Work as a team in reviewing new contracts as well as ongoing contract administration (documentation) to ensure they are compliant with negotiated terms, conditions, specifications.
  • Understand the job costing and construction accounting methodology in order to better align processes to bring better consistency.
  • Work in Process & Job Costing analysis.
  • Ability to interface and assist in annual reviews.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Performs other duties as needed


  • Superior verbal and written communication skills. Ability to tailor style to the audience as appropriate.
  • Thinks quickly and intelligently in challenging circumstances.
  • Excellent computer skills that include good typing abilities and understanding of the Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access) are essential.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills



To qualify for this position, you must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, MBA/CPA desired.
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in accounting, 2-3 years as an accounting manager or senior cost accountant for a mid-size company.
  • Experience with midsize company accounting systems
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Significant job cost and percentage of completion accounting experience in a construction environment with knowledge of US GAAP.



  • General Construction
Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-07

Staples Construction Co.

We are dedicated to providing the highest level of client service, from initial pre-construction planning to onsite management of subcontractor activities through project close-out and warranty.  We have proven experience in completing complex, high-end, no-fail projects for our clients time after time.

We strive to exceed the expectations of our clients in every aspect—creating personal trust, professional respect, and long-term relationships. 

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Staples Construction Co.
Ventura, California 93003

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