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Great States Construction is a fast-growing general contracting firm specializing in a variety of commercial and multi-family construction. Are you looking for a new opportunity where you have the ability to grow with an organization? Are you able to multi-task and adapt to a variety of roles and responsibilities with the ability to get things done? Then this is the role for you.


We would like to invite you to join our team of skilled professionals who deliver projects on schedule and on budget. Our clients value the expertise and close collaboration that we provide to their development teams. We work side by side with our clients, and we deliver outstanding results.


We are seeking a Controller/Accountant. The Financial Controller reports directly to the Director of Operations and is responsible for managing all aspects of financial reporting and accounting.

The successful candidate will have strong time management skills, a solid understanding of job cost accounting, WIP accounting and indirect cost allocations.


Tasks will include month/quarter/year-end closing, GL reconciliations and review, AP and AR processing statement reconciliation, follow up, Cash Management (Daily Cash Flow) and reconciliations, financial statements and financial analyses, internal audits, maintaining general ledgers, and issuing AR job billings.

Responsibilities may change as deemed required with a clear understanding between the Controller and Director of Operations. Sage ERP experience is a plus. Processes are a challenge; therefore, the candidate needs to have an outgoing personality, capable of driving process improvement, growing and challenging the staff, and working with other related entities.



  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, Cost Accounting and Revenue Recognition, WIP reporting, Change Orders and Cash Flow.

  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements

  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance

  • Support month-end and year-end close processes

  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting

  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

  • ND Tax and Use Tax reporting and income tax planning

  • Audit preparation

  • Additional controller duties as necessary



  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller

  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience

  • Advanced degree in Accounting – CPA or CMA preferred but not a prerequisite

  • Thorough knowledge of construction accounting principles and procedures

  • Strong leadership skills

  • SAGE ERP experience a plus

  • This position is full-time and includes a medical and 401(k) option. This position is designated as requiring a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities.

  • · Compensation, including bonus, based on experience and profitability of the company.


Job Type: Full-time

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