Southeast Regional Controller

  • Location: Pompano Beach, FL
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Hybrid
  • Job #8877

Our client seeks a South East Regional Controller, who will have primary day-today responsibilities for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial and operational reporting for the business’s South East Division locations. The South East Regional Controller is a critical tactical and strategic management position, reporting to the platform company CFO and dotted line reporting to the Division Presidents. The South East Regional Controller is a key leadership role in the management of the company, as well as in the development and execution of short term and long-term strategy. The company has a collaborative leadership team, and the South East Regional Controller is expected to be a true “business partner” and work effectively across all functional areas. The South East Regional Controller is also expected to be a positive impact across the company and enhance the culture internally, as well with customers, suppliers and key third parties.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING (and doing well!)
• Partners with CFO to develop and implement goals, policies, priorities, financial strategy, linked metrics and procedures in regards to financial and operational management including budgeting and accounting.
• Is responsible for more than one company Division/location.
• Establishes sound internal financial management control systems and develops procedures to continuously improve internal control systems.
• Leads preparation of ongoing required financial statements and operating reports ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
• Reviews financial statements and operating reports with all parties of interest, including gap analysis and recommendations to improve performance.
• Oversees and ensures timely and accurate processing of transactions and accounting data and ensures legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions.
• Oversees various DOL, IRS, 401(k), and medical compliance regulations.
• Oversees DCAA and other compliance requirements for any publicly-funded projects.
• Leads the coordination with CPA firm of preparation of external audit materials, external GAAP financial reporting and all tax compliance and reporting.
• Manages annual audit and auditor relations.
• Responsible for monthly business review package, and ownership and delivery of monthly reporting package to platform CFO.
• Preparation/analysis of daily/weekly/monthly reports of key financial and operational metric trends.
• Initiates and optimizes appropriate strategies to enhance cashflow and working capital positions.
• Assesses organizational performance against budgets with functional leaders and management team.
• Manages ongoing banking and bonding requirements.
• Leads ERP system deployment and operation.
• Responsible to ensure all employees embrace our safety culture and comply with all safety initiatives.

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA required; MBA desired.
• Minimum of 15+ years of experience as a Controller.
• Experience managing multiple locations.
• Strong cost accounting skills, including standard costing processes and percentage of completion (POC) revenue recognition.
• Solid inventory management skills.
• Strong leadership: A proactive and passionate advocate for the business.
• Sense of urgency with an “all hands on deck” attitude.
• Strategic thinking: Develops strategies to help achieve departmental and company goals.
• Verbal/written communication skills: Speaks/writes clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Listens and seeks needed clarification.
• Actively participates in meetings. Presents himself/herself in a professional manner.
• Innovation: Displays original thinking and creativity. Meets challenges with resourcefulness, generates suggestions for improving work, and develops innovative approaches and ideas.
• Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands, changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with change, delays or unexpected events.
• Strong organizational skills: Versatile and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• Strong work ethic, detail-driven and a commitment to doing whatever it takes to get the job done.
• Demonstrates exceptional follow through. • Occasional travel, including overnight, if necessary.
• A proactive partner with leadership and the management team.
• Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well.
• Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.
• Creates a sense of team spirit and helps to create a positive work environment.
• Ethics: Treats people with respect, keeps commitments; works with integrity and ethically. Upholds organizational core values. Follows through on commitments. 

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