Sample Job Description for Controller

A sample job description template for the position of Controller is given below:

Job Title: Controller

Location of the Job: South Jordan, UT 84095

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Years of Experience: 5+​ to 7 Years

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Has a knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the construction field
  • Interaction with all levels of operations personnel, both on and off-site
  • Other duties and projects as they arise
  • Prepares and verifies accuracy of monthly journal entries and accounting
  • Maintains and updates database with closing information and common cost calculations
  • Reports organization’s finances to management, and offers suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies, and budget forecasts
  • Preparation and coordination of quarterly and year end reporting; prepare quarterly and yearend financial projections
  • Construction cost analysis
  • Verifies for accuracy and monitors performance of cost accounting system
  • Identifies and reports significant variances from standard cost estimates and budgets
  • Prepare and post journal entries
  • Reconciles depository and disbursement bank accounts
  • Ability to analyze trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future construction revenues and expenses

Position Requirements:

  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and QuickBooks
  • Working knowledge of construction procedures, finance and accounting fundamentals
  • 5-10 years professional experience in real estate development and construction
  • BA/​BS in Accounting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Deadline-oriented, highly organized self-started/​motivator

Working Conditions and Work hours:

Work Hours: All Day

We provide a clean safe work environment, very good, clean working environment.​