Corporate Controller

Laury Williams Consulting - Houston, TX

Full-time$120,000 - $140,000 a year
At Laury Williams consulting we specialize in placing top accounting and financial talent within the finest companies in the world. Please take a look at the senior accountant opportunity below. If you're interested feel free to give me a call at 206-919-5880. Laury Williams.

One of my hiring managers (CEO of a successful construction company located in Houston) has asked me to help him find a Corporate Controller who is ready to take his game to the next level. If you read the description below and think that you’re a fit, I can be your conduit to a conversation with the decision maker for this role.

An established and successful heavy highway and civil construction company is looking to hire an experienced Controller to join the team, lead finance efforts on behalf of the company, and assist in the acceleration of growth. A minimum of 8 years of experience in accounting with a proven track record of success is required in addition to 5 years of successful supervisory experience. Due to the collaborative nature of the company and the importance of working well with other departments, strong people skills are needed for this position. An accounting degree is required. The company offers a highly competitive compensation and bonus structure.

Position Summary:
This position is directly responsible for ensuring profit benchmarks, set in the strategic planning process, are achieved. The Controller directly manages the accounting department, liaises with the senior management team on key financial matters and works closely with other departments in assisting them with their financial needs.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Lead and manage the accounting department

Provide guidance on recommended capital purchases

Work with and through other departments on assisting with their financial needs

Participate in strategic planning process

Foster and support the company culture

Provide the leadership and direction necessary to sustain the company’s growth.

Degree in accounting.

8 or more years of successful accounting experience with a proven track record of success.

5 or more years of successful supervisory experience leading and managing an accounting team.

A thorough understanding of the construction industry – with preference given to those with heavy highway and civil construction experience and expertise.

Stellar people skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Excellent computer skills, with a sound working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word). Advanced capabilities with Microsoft Excel preferred.

Experience with systems integration's and software changes preferred, but not required.

Personal Qualities:
Detail Orientation: An orientation towards getting the details right.

Team Player: Understands the importance of working as a team to achieve company goals.

Honesty & High Integrity: Operates with honesty and integrity at all times.

Innovative: Passionate about finding new and better ways to do things.

Proactive: Proactively approaches solving problems and issues.

Good Judgement: Ability to make sound decisions.

Natural Leader: Ability to naturally lead others, through common goals, understanding, and collaboration.

Confident: Must be confident in their skills and abilities because of their background, training and prior success.

The company offers a competitive salary, bonus and benefit program. We understand the importance of good culture and developing and fostering an environment where people like to work.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $120,000.00 to $140,000.00 /year

Accounting: 8 years


Houston, TX

Required work authorization:
United States

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