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1.  Merritt Contracting - Searching for a Controller

Posted 08-18-2017 12:25

Contact Gary Kelly at gkelly@merrittcontrating.com

Hands on Controller for fast paced growing contractor. Member of SLM responsible for accounting & finance functions including financial statement presentation and capital expenditures, and facility and shop operations. Prior construction and/or job cost accounting experience a plus. Great opportunity for someone that is looking to get involved in all aspects of business operations.

Essential Job Duties / Responsibilities:

  • -Fleet management
  • -Construction accounting management
  • -Track construction costs in job cost system and provide cost to complete reports to construction team and Senior Management
  • -Ad hoc reporting for Project Management Team
  • -Oversee the day-to-day accounting operations of the development properties
  • -Manage month end bank reconciliations and make bank deposits as required
  • -Process accounts receivable and review accounts payable for each respective project
  • -Manage general ledger journal entries and cash balances
  • -Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective internal controls
  • -Work with internal and external parties to ensure the accuracy of the data gathered and the accuracy of the output from that data
  • -Ad hoc responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time
  • -Prepare closeout documents.
  • -Communicate effectively and professionally with all interested parties.
  • -Other responsibilities as assigned by the President.
  • Risk Management
  • Manage payroll and payroll tax filings & payments
  • Manage filing and payment of sales, use and fuel taxes
  • Capital expenditures – ROI and financing


  • Forecasting & Budget analysis
  • 10+ years of accounting experience
  • CPA license a plus
  • Experience in audit and accounting; including preparation of reviewed and compiled financial statements
  • Construction accounting experience a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Bachelors in Accounting/Finance
  • CMA Certification a plus
  • Cash Management


We offer a competitive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, & holiday pay.

Gary Kelly
Merritt Contracting, Inc.
900 South State Road 39
Lebanon, IN 46052
(765) 483-0947 Ext. 25 Office