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Senior Construction Controller



Accounting & Finance
Columbus, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Senior Construction Controller POST NUMBER: 416163

Columbus, OH, US On-Site
July 2nd, 2024
$ 130000.00 - 150000.00 yearly
direct hire
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About the Company:
Our client, a leading multi-location construction firm, is currently seeking a Senior Construction Controller to join their growing team. This role will oversee the financial operations of one of their largest divisions.

Job Summary:
The Senior Construction Controller will manage the financial aspects of construction projects, ensuring accurate financial reporting, cost control, and compliance with regulatory standards. This role requires close collaboration with project managers, senior leadership, and the finance team to provide strategic financial insights and support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the preparation and review of financial statements, reports, and budgets for construction projects.
  • Monitor project costs, expenditures, and financial performance to ensure alignment with budgets and forecasts.
  • Conduct financial analysis to identify cost-saving opportunities and support decision-making.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations, company policies, and accounting standards.
  • Develop and implement internal controls to safeguard company assets and financial integrity as needed.
  • Manage, mentor, and support Assistant Controllers and Project Accountants.
  • Coordinate with project managers and other departments to ensure financial alignment and transparency.
  • Contribute to the development of long-term financial strategies and plans.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • CPA, CMA, or MBA preferred
  • 8 years of experience in construction accounting with progressive leadership responsibilities.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and financial management systems.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction accounting and financial principles.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

EEO Notice

Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race (including but not limited to traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and hair style), color, sex (includes pregnancy or related conditions), religion or creed, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, status as a veteran, union membership, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristics as required by federal, state or local law.

Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact HR@vaco.com .

Vaco also wants all applicants to know their rights that workplace discrimination is illegal.

By submitting to this position, you agree that you will be giving Vaco the exclusive right to present your as a candidate for the foregoing employment opportunity. You further agree that you have represented information about yourself accurately and have not affirmatively misrepresented your qualifications. You also agree to maintain as confidential, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any information you learn from Vaco about the position and you will limit disclosure of information about the position only to the extent necessary to perform any obligations in furtherance of your application. In exchange, Vaco agrees to exercise reasonable efforts to represent you through all solicitation, job screening and resume dispersal.

Privacy Notice

Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries (“we,” “our,” or “Vaco”) respects your privacy and are committed to providing transparent notice of our policies.

  • California residents may access Vaco’s HR Notice at Collection for California Applicants and Employees here.
  • Virginia residents may access our state specific policies here.
  • Residents of all other states may access our policies here.
  • Canadian residents may access our policies in English here and in French here.
  • Residents of countries governed by GDPR may access our policies here.

Pay Transparency Notice

Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to:

  • the individual’s skill sets, experience and training;
  • licensure and certification requirements;
  • office location and other geographic considerations;
  • other business and organizational needs.

With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range referenced above reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

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