Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller


Brooklyn, New York

Employment Type



Accounting, Finance and Real Estate

Job ID



Our client is a General Contractor seeking an Assistant Controller for their headquarters in Brooklyn, NY.   Must have Construction experience.

Job Description:


The ideal Assistant Controller candidate will be comfortable generating frequent financial reports for senior management. They should track financial information in a well-organized manner and assist the Controller in all aspects related to finance at the organization. This candidate should be comfortable analyzing balance sheets in order to forecast revenue and keep track of accounts payable and receivable.  

Construction Accountant/Assistant Controller


  • Ensure all books and records are kept in accordance with GAAP
  • Excellent knowledge of bank reconciliation
  • General Ledger analysis is performed daily
  • Understanding of debits and credits in accounting
  • Knowledge of journal entry using a T account; basics are particularly important
  • Understanding of financial statements
  • Books are closed by the 10th of each month; working with deadlines is imperative
  • Understanding of accounting terminology
  • Must have a strong attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of a WIP report will be useful, however, not necessary
  • A solid foundation on Cost Accounting in the construction field is extremely desired
  • Generate financial reports for senior leadership
  • Monitor and analyze balance sheets, accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Crosscheck payroll prior to processing
  • Aid senior management in forecasting business revenue
  • Support Controller in all financial matters of the organization
  • Monitor taxes and provide details for audits
  • members when needed to accomplish team goals
  • Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reports

Job Requirements:



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or relevant field
  • Construction  experience required
  • Public Accounting experience preferred
  • 8+ years experience in Accounting
  • Strong technical, analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with Vista viewpoint software
  • Able to analyze financial records and transfer information
  • Data entry and word processing skills


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Contact Details:

Steve Bornschein

(631) 493-0514