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Robert Half International Controller in Cashmere, Washington


Our construction client in the Wenatchee Valley area is looking for an experienced CONTROLLER to join the family!

The ideal candidate will be a proven leader that has exceptional financial and business acumen, executive presence and interpersonal skills, and will bring commercial and construction experience to the team.

Functions reporting to the Controller position are: Accounts Payable, Cost Accounting, Payroll and IT.

Essential Functions

• Manage all aspects of accounting operations, overseeing all transactions related to the general ledger, receivables, payables, payroll and financial reporting.

• Prepares and consolidates financial statements and projections, including journal entries and ensures that they are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other regulatory requirements.

• Maintain and develop (where necessary) all necessary accounting policies and systems, including general ledger and reporting analysis and reporting.

• Ensure that all records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

• Coordinate, prepare, review and analyze monthly, quarterly and annual reports and analysis.

• Thorough cash flow analysis to assist in all company financial decisions.

• Evaluate, design, implement, and monitor internal financial controls, accounting processes and policies for efficiency, cost effectiveness, and accuracy

• General administrative responsibilities in accounting audits and regulatory compliance, participates in external financial audits.

• Oversee and support efforts and research into reducing production and operating costs through Job Cost Analysis.

• Contract Management

• Accounts Receivable

• Review accuracy of project estimates and bid proposals, when needed.

• Import estimates and enter change orders budgets into accounting software.

• Manages all tax planning and compliance with all required federal, state, local, payroll, property and other applicable taxes. Stays abreast of changing tax laws.

• Direct and oversee all accounting functions including support and training of staff.

• Oversees IT

Core Competencies

• Must be able to lead others effectively

• Strong capability to execute tasks with quality

• Must have excellent organizational, time management, attention to detail and planning skills, and be able to multi-task effectively

• Must possess excellent mathematical skills to effectively establish and implement good accounting procedures

• Must be able to analyze and research company data in order to provide financial reporting that will help guide good business decisions that improve the company’s productivity and profitability

• Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office Suites

• Knowledge of Timberline software, a plus

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, discretion and confidentiality

Education and Experience Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field

• 5+ years of experience as a Full Controller, or similar financial role, preferably in the construction field


  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Strong communication and social skills

  • Construction Accounting experience preferred

  • US GAAP experience desired

  • Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

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