Position Description

Assistant Controller
Location San Carlos, CA
Company Rudolph and Sletten, Inc.
Job Code 913
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General Purpose of the Position:

Rudolph and Sletten's Assistant Controller is involved in directing, controlling, planning, organizing and coordinating the business activities and reporting the Business Unit’s financial performance in a timely manner. This position reports directly to the Business Unit Controller and CFO.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Other supervisory responsibilities include, but are not limited to: training and mentoring employees; planning, assigning, delegating and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and resolving employee issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review owner contracts, leasing, cash flow forecasting and budgeting by project.
  • Analyzes, identifies, interprets and evaluates financial, accounting, cost and trend reports.
  • Performs forecasting tasks and creates and reviews profit and loss statements.
  • Participates in contract negotiations and considers and advises on financing options, favorable terms and contractual risks.
  • Develops and supports marketing strategies and provides directions on terms and pricing strategies to support the business objectives.
  • Manage cash position, project cash requirements on weekly basis, assists Executive Management in the creation, implementation and updating of company budget.
  • Assist Executive Management with Capital Planning and Financial Analysis projects, as required.
  • Develop and maintain Cost Accounting System to provide accurate and timely information to Executive Management and customers.
  • Work with external professionals on preparation of tax returns and other filings.
  • Establish, modify documents, and coordinate implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.
  • Provide training and assistance to Accounting personnel.
  • Preparation and maintenance of all books of account of the Company.
  • Preparation and interpretation of interim financial statements, reports, analysis, etc. as required.
  • Preparation of annual and interim forecasts of financial results.
  • Preparation of annual departmental budgets and periodic analysis of actual results.
  • Preparation of federal, state and local tax returns, pre-qualification reports and other such reports.
  • Preparation for, and conduct of, the annual examination by outside independent auditors, customer auditors, and other outside parties.
  • Monitoring overall accounting systems, procedures and internal control.
  • Supervision of, and technical assistance to, the finance and accounting staff.
  • Assisting in any special projects for Executive Management, as appropriate.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Some travel required.

Required Job Skills:

  • Candidate must display previous experience working with complex interdepartmental projects.
  • JD Edwards experience is a major plus.
  • Public Company experience including transaction support, SEC filings, Corporate Governance and SOX 404 Compliance.
  • Formal end-user acceptance testing and end-user training related education is a plus.
  • Candidate must be capable of working with multiple entities (internal groups, contractors, clients) in the requirements definition, design, testing, training, and implementation of applications and systems.
  • Candidate will be required to interface with all levels of management within Tutor Perini and other organizations/companies.
  • Influential and experienced leader skilled in completing projects, prioritization, delegation, and driving completion of initiatives.
  • Leader who embraces ownership and delivers on commitments.
  • Effective Mentor who gets the most out of their team.
  • Strong understanding of Cost Accounting. Must know your way around a Construction Company.

Computer Equipment and Software:

  • Intermediate knowledge of Windows / Outlook / PowerPoint /Access Advanced knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of JDE / Prolog software a plus

Education and Experience:

  • Certification: CPA certificate or CMA certificate a major plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required.
  • Eight years of Construction Industry experience in a Senior Controller position or similar experience in public accounting.
  • Budget Forecasting experience is required.
  • Candidate needs to have a strong knowledge of GAAP and Cost Accounting skills.

We Offer:

  • Industry Leader Salaries
  • Extensive Benefits Package
  • Training, growth opportunities, and reimbursed educational assistance



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability)

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