ColonialWebb is seeking an analytical and solution-oriented financial leader to join our team as Assistant Controller. The Assistant Controller will ultimately succeed our retiring Controller once they are fully functioning in their job and have demonstrated a commitment to our core values. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in collaborating with our operational leaders to improve performance in financial, safety and customer experience measures.
The Assistant Controller will prepare monthly financial reports, develop/maintain operating budgets and rolling forecasts, and interpret/communicate results/trends to non-financial managers. Additional responsibilities will include working with our Director of Business Solutions, Controller, and CFO on ad-hoc finance/operational process improvement and automation projects.
Own and administer the organization’s annual budget/quarterly forecasting processes.
Analyze actual vs. expected results, identifying the cause of a variance or trend.
Prepare operational financial reports using pivot tables, graphs, and other visualizations.
Prepare journal entries based on information derived from multiple disparate systems, revising assumptions as necessary to accurately report results.
Support the internal & external audit by compiling & preparing requested documentation.
Ensure integrity/security of data/resources and maintenance of confidential information.
Modify internal controls and processes to reduce errors and prevent fraud.
Prepare quarterly payroll tax returns and other statutory reporting.
Modify Excel-based templates for estimating, sales commissions, safety, etc.
Assist the Controller, Director of Business Solutions & CFO with business improvement projects.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting or finance.
Auditing and public accounting experience preferred and will lead to the greatest success in the role
CPA or desire/ability to obtain within 3 years.
Prior construction industry experience preferred
Solid Microsoft Excel and Power BI skills (i.e., pivot tables, visualizations).
High attention to detail and appetite for accuracy/reliability/quality of information.
Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
Ability to tell the financial story to include explaining root cause.
Ability to interpret complex problems, evaluate options and implement solutions.
Capable of handling a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
Ability to prioritize, coordinate and perform multiple activities effectively in a timely manner.
Excellent administrative, organizational, and analytical skills.
Ability to work independently most of the time, without direct supervision.
Professional demeanor and positive, caring attitude.
ColonialWebb is one of the largest commercial mechanical and electrical contractors in the Mid-Atlantic region with seven office locations across Virginia and Southern Maryland. We proudly serve clients from local small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. For nearly 50 years, we have been delighting customers and growing talent in the skilled trades. At ColonialWebb, our teammates are proud to live our values of Safety, Integrity, Empathy, and Urgency.
What we will offer you:
401(k) plan with a generous company match
Medical, dental, vision, and Rx drug insurance
Life and accidental death insurance
Short and Long-Term Disability insurance
Personal Leave, Paid Holidays, and Bereavement Leave
Company sponsored wellness program
Opportunities for career growth, training, and development
Scholarship program for employees’ children
Employee referral incentives
Discounts at major cell phone, computer, and automotive companies.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.
About ColonialWebb Contractors Co.
ColonialWebb is one of the largest commercial mechanical and electrical contractors in the Mid- Atlantic region with seven office locations across Virginia and Southern Maryland. We proudly serve clients from local small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. For nearly 50 years, we have been delighting customers and growing talent in the skilled trades. At ColonialWebb, our teammates are proud to live our values of Safety, Integrity, Empathy, and Urgency.