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Controller Construction (Req #: 369)

Company: Peckham Industries
Location: Palmer
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Peckham Industries

Location: Palmer, MA
Salary Interval: Full Time
Date Posted: 06/21/2022

Family by choicePeckham Industries Inc. (PII) is a family-run business since 1924 and we believe our "family by choice" delivers value as the trusted supplier of construction materials, products, and services in the communities we serve. Through our extensive network of hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete plants, quarries, and liquid asphalt terminals, PII delivers the highest quality materials and custom solutions to thousands of road construction and road maintenance customers throughout the markets we serve. In addition, the company's construction operations include paving and road reclamation services, as well as precast/pre-stressed concrete production and erection of multi-level parking structures, specialty buildings, and bridge components. Become part of our mission by realizing your purpose, serving our community interests, and delivering growth for our customers. Peckham Industries educates, innovates, and applies technology in a way that is safe, sustainable, inclusive, and profitable.

Job Summary: The Construction Controller is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day accounting and financial functions of the Company's paving and precast construction operations with a focus on job costing and work in-process analysis and reporting.
Essential Functions:
1. Ownership and Caring. Supervise Construction Accountant.
2. ?Integrity.? Oversee and manage construction-related general ledger accounts, fixed assets, Income Statements and key Balance Sheet components including reconciliations, journal entries, machinery and equipment inventories, other related activities, and build appropriate controls, processes, and enhancements.
3. Oversee the monthly job cost report process with Project Managers for use in creating and updating contract schedules and updated work-in-progress reports for internal and external use.
4. Mastery. Ensure all monthly, quarterly, and annual deadlines for construction-related accounting and financial reports are properly prepared and analyzed.
5. Oversee preparation of monthly variance analysis of actual operating results versus budgeted amounts.
6. Prepare required work papers for annual audit.
7. Participate and generates reporting for the annual budgeting and forecasting process for construction related revenue, expenses, and capital expenditures.
8. Results Matter. Drive improvement in business performance through effective cost control, monitoring, and reporting systems with particular emphasis on profitability and cash flow.
9. Compulsive Tinkering. Assist in the continuous improvement of all financial systems and procedures and implements changes and improvements to increase accuracy, control, and timely reporting utilizing the recently implemented ERP system; go-to expert on Vista/Viewpoint and other construction-related modules.
10. Respect and Engage. In conjunction with Divisional Management, work with various local paving operational management to standardize financial operating policies & procedures and document/implement accordingly.
11. Drive and support compliance and ethical processes and behaviors throughout the business.


  • A Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Accounting
  • Working knowledge of Vista/Viewpoint software application, preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills required; knowledge of Tableau and Crystal Report, a plus
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of accounting experience with at least five (5) years of experience in a construction or manufacturing environment
  • Strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, conventions, and standards
  • Organized and ability to read, analyze, and process complex financial statements and documents
  • Experience managing others
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal English communication and presentation skills
  • Legal right to work in the U. S.Other Duties:
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Position requires up to 15% local travel via personal vehicle to offices throughout the states of New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts based on the needs of the operations and business.

    Work Environment/Physical Demands:
    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and is mostly sedentary. The ability to sit at a desk, frequent walking, bending, or standing are necessary.

    Peckham Industries, Inc. (PII) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to provide EEO to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
    Under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, if you have a disability and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Peckham, please contact recruitment@peckham.com.


Keywords: Peckham Industries, Springfield , Controller Construction (Req #: 369), Professions , Palmer, Massachusetts

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