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MDU Resources Group Controller in Fairfax, Virginia

Controller

Company:PerLectric

Department:Accounting

Location:Fairfax, VA

Hiring Manager:Scott R Pinto

Closing Date:10/22/2021at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type:Full-Time

Job Summary:

The Controller is responsible for providing direction and leadership for the financial operations of the company or a large segment of the company’s activities. Responsible for making our #1 critical success factor, safety first, a priority in all tasks and activities performed by self and all others involved. Promote PerLectric’s Core Values and safety culture. Embrace, support, and promote the four critical success factors of Safety First, Employee Satisfaction, Customer Satisfaction, and Financial Success.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Direct and coordinate the accounting, budgeting and other financial operations of assigned area in compliance with GAAP and the company’s Sarbanes Oxley internal control requirements.

  2. Participate in planning the objectives, methods and resources of short- and long-range financial operations of the company.

  3. Recommend policies and procedures relating to financial and business practices of the company.

  4. Prepare month-end, quarter-end, and year-end financial statements.

  5. Prepare tax files for Corporate Tax Department.

  6. Work with outside entities on taxes and tax rebates.

  7. Provide administrative and technical supervision to assigned administrative, accounting & payroll staff. Conducts performance evaluations and wage reviews. Recommends training and development activities for assigned staff.

  8. Responsible for and/or oversee the preparation of required Federal and State financial and payroll reports as well as monthly and quarterly financial and related reports to the President and/or Corporate Executives.

  9. Assures that accounting records are prepared and maintained in accordance with the company’s accounting policies, chart of accounts and related accounting principles and practices, and that subordinate ledgers reconcile with the general ledger.

  10. Directs maintenance of fixed asset records and related depreciation accounts; provides interpretative assistance as to the proper capitalization/expensing of outlays and grouping of fixed assets by class, as well as depreciation methodology.

  11. Collaborates with management to develop schedules, procedures, and systems to enable the timely and informative accumulation, adjustment, and reporting of financial data.

  12. Functions as management link between staff, internal auditors, external auditors and corporate accounting.

  13. Perform additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Educational and experience requirements include: Four-year accounting degree with advanced degree or CPA preferred. Minimum five years’ experience required. Extensive experience and knowledge of all aspects of corporate accounting and financial management required, including GAAP, SOX and other regulatory requirements. Thorough knowledge of all relevant Federal, State, and local requirements regarding financial records and benefit compliance. Knowledge of the unique aspects of construction accounting preferred.

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Requires strong analytical and organizational abilities to control projects and to manage multiple priorities. Strong interpersonal skills required to effectively present information to senior management and to deal with internal/external customers. Ability to promote a team environment and effectively manage work of support staff. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Viewpoint’s Spectrum applications. Ability to maintain confidentiality of corporate financial data is essential.

Background check, credit check and drug screen required.

Salary & Benefits

Wage commensurate with experience and education.

Competitive benefits including health, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance.

401k with employer match (fully vested)

7 paid holidays

PTO (vacation/sick)

About our Company

Headquartered in Fairfax VA, PerLectric, Inc specializes in electrical construction.

Since our founding in 1992, PerLectric has prided itself on providing a full range of professional electrical services.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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