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L. Keeley Construction
United States, Missouri, St. Louis
500 South Ewing Avenue (Show on map)
Jul 10, 2024

At Keeley Companies, we believe in empowering our people and fulfilling career aspirations. Keeley is a career destination with countless opportunities for advancement, and a world-class family culture that is centered around creating the best possible environment for our people to thrive.

Keeley Construction is looking for a Controller to join their team at the corporate headquarters in St. Louis, MO. This position is responsible for leading the strategic direction for the entire Accounting Group while optimizing financial processes, and supports the strategic decision-making to drive the company's profitability and growth.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversight and management of a growing Accounting Department, accounting processes including AP, AR, Payroll, Job Costing, Equipment Costing and General Ledger.
  • Review and oversee Cash Management, Month End journal entries, & Bank reconciliations.
  • Manages the processes of balance Sheet reconciliations, payroll tax including IRS and State tax notices, and Union filings including Union audits of those filings.
  • Establish, maintain, and monitor internal controls around accounting and financial reporting
  • Maintains Contracts, Leases, and Notes Payable
  • Reports on the performance of Monthly revenue recognition and WIP and Monthly scorecard metrics company wide.
  • Develops Accounting scorecard and tracking monthly.
  • Invests and oversees the hiring plan, assessment of job responsibilities, and maintains org chart for appropriate growth.
  • Responsible for presenting strategic goals and planning presentations company wide.
  • Conducts monthly meetings with operating groups and regular 1-on-1's with direct reports
  • Develops career Planning for all department members.
  • Review month end work papers.
  • Prepares monthly financial statements and present to leadership monthly.
  • Exercise independent judgment and discretion when engaging and interacting with all team members to meet the Customer's and Company's needs.
  • Maintain integrity, objectivity, professionalism, and confidentiality in accordance with the AICPA's Code of Professional Conduct
  • Coordinate with Finance team on GAAP research and conclude on proper recording of unusual and/or infrequent transactions

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance plus a minimum of 10 years of accounting experience in construction or related industry.
  • CPA or CMA designation or eligible to sit for either exam.
  • Strong leadership and management skills in directing an organization.
  • Self-motivated
  • Eager to learn, and to teach/mentor
  • Advanced skillset in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience at interfacing at all levels throughout an organization


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