Job Description:

Project Controller is a key position and the person is responsible for the management of the day-to-day accounting, financial and administrative activities of DESI projects. The individual must have a minimum of five years of relevant experience, preferably in the AE or construction fields; and exhibit strong leadership and technical capabilities. The individual will report directly to the President. The successful candidate will have significant interaction with Discipline Directors and Project Managers, Corporate Accounting Team as well as with other members of management. Project controller is a business financial function, reporting to the President of the firm, providing valuable support by coordinating and implementing support tasks related to all aspects of the business. This includes overseeing operations project and service tasks to completion, and reporting on their progress of projects on regular basis.

Responsibilities: The Controller will be knowledgeable about all aspects of Project Accounting and each job assigned to the team and be responsible for supervision of the following: Prepare the monthly requisition to the President, Discipline Directors and Project Managers Process budget updates, Select invoices to be included in the monthly disbursement cycle, Monitor and track the cash position of the project, Process subcontractor requisitions and, Ensure the subcontractor is complying with terms and conditions of the contract (i.e. insurance, billing procedures, etc.).

The person will work closely with the President, Discipline Directors and Project Managers on all facets of project accounting and administration. Manage project cash collection activity as well as prepare cash forecasts. Prepare annual G&A budgets and monitor the financial operations to insure compliance with budgets. Function as the financial management link between the project team and Company Accountant.

Qualifications: At least 5 years of work experience A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Business. Advanced degree a plus. Candidates with a CPA designation are preferred but not mandatory Extensive knowledge of standard accounting policies and procedures. Experience with Federal Government accounting rules and regulations (FARs). Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Superior interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills. Leadership capabilities to manage a team in an efficient and effective manner. Ability to adapt to different personalities and management styles. Must be able to manage strict timelines with multiple projects in order to meet deadlines under high-pressure environment. Apply today for immediate consideration by emailing your resume to admin@distinctengineering.com

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Acounting or engineering with aptitude in project management and controls