21 days old


Foundation Constructors, Inc.
Oakley, California 94561
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Foundation Constructors, Inc., an established, employee owned heavy civil construction company seeks a highly skilled Chief Financial Officer.

The Role:

This role is an exciting opportunity to join Foundation Constructors, Inc., a highly respected, employee-owned heavy civil construction company, based in Oakley, California. A company which recognizes that their biggest asset is employee talent. This is a chance to join a company that loves to play in dirt with a sense of responsibility, and a passion for innovation and quality.

This position reports to and collaborates with the CFO. It is a hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves position that manages all aspects of accounting and internal control, with the preparation of financial reports, including balance sheets, income and cashflow statements. This is a great opportunity to shape the small accounting team to be responsive to the needs and challenges required to scale for growth.

The ideal candidate has formal accounting education including a CPA, possesses several years of construction accounting experience using Viewpoint Spectrum, has a professional, self-motivated, positive attitude, can perform with minimal supervision, and loves a challenge. The individual has the desire and capacity to grow with the company, and embraces the opportunity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead, manage, mentor and develop accounting staff including establishing goals and objectives, and proactively addressing employee related issues.
  • Significantly improve the timeliness and accuracy of accounting close.
  • Manage and participate, in a hands-on fashion, in all day-to-day accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Inventory and Fixed Asset Accounting, Revenue Recognition, ESOP Plan and Stock Accounting, and Job Cost Accounting.
  • Responsible for the preparation and approval of all journal entries, as well as G/L account, Bank and Credit Card reconciliations.
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance purposes.
  • Monthly review and reconciliation of job cost activity ensuring consistent and proper processes, controls, job cost chart of accounts, coding, and customer billing. Regular review and updating of WIP schedule, working closely with Project Managers.
  • Review and revise documentation, processes, and procedures as needed to improve accuracy, increase transparency, and improve control activities.
  • Work with operations and ERP system vendors and consultants on any needed system upgrades.
  • Manage and coordinate annual physical inventory across multiple locations.
  • Own monthly financial reporting including Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow, WIP and Job Cost reports, and variance analysis. Add new reporting as required.
  • Assist the CFO with corporate insurance policy renewals.
  • Work closely with outside CPA firm regarding preparation of corporate income tax returns, as well as supporting the financial audit and preparation of annual published financial report.
  • Filing and/or support of the filing of sales/use, and personal property tax returns.
  • Daily Banking and Cash Flow Management, as well as maintaining positive relations with banking partners and ensuring that covenant ratios are calculated to support compliance.
  • Review financial results versus budget and prior periods, identifying trends and concerns.
  • Assist with annual budgeting and monthly forecasting, update of 13-week cash forecast.
  • Additional tasks as requested.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA preferred.
  • A minimum of 7 to 10 years of general accounting experience in a construction setting and/or public accounting experience with construction clients required.
  • Proficient with data analysis, critical thinking, and problem-solving.
  • Excellent understanding of, and experience with, US GAAP, internal controls, financial reporting, revenue recognition according to ASC606, corporate tax concepts, Job costing and WIP reporting, regulations and best practices.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills, MS Office proficiency, and experience with project accounting software. Viewpoint Spectrum is preferred.
  • Track record of developing engaged, high-performing teams with a strong commitment to outstanding customer service.


  • Highly organized with a keen attention to detail. Proactive mentality and deadline oriented.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, set priorities, multi-task, and maintain a positive attitude with strong leadership and project management skills.
  • Able to see the big picture in terms of financial reporting accuracy and quality, and can build the appropriate accounting, financial reporting, and forecasting processes to support the vision.
  • Leadership, resilience, and persistence to implement change and collaboration that leads a team through the obstacles or challenges that come with change.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, organization and time management skills, and experience implementing process improvements, ability to work independently, and take initiative.

Foundation Constructors, Inc. is a nearly 50 year old, employee owned company. We offer an exceptional wage and benefits package with the opportunity for career advancement and company ownership. Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Posted: 2020-09-28 Expires: 2020-10-28

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Foundation Constructors, Inc.
Oakley, California 94561

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