Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description

Nelson Construction & Development is looking to fill the Controller position to oversee the accounting function of the general contracting department of the company.  This position offers the candidate with an entrepreneurial spirit an opportunity to analyze and influence decision making in a fast-paced environment.  The ideal candidate for this position, is seeking an opportunity to control and impact the performance of the company as well as improve and advance their career.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, and General Ledger
  • Reconcile account balances and accruals for general ledger accounts
  • Review billings for active jobs, including G702 & G703, and sworn statements for owner bank draws
  • Prepare timely monthly financial statements, WIP reports, and budgets
  • Maintain and reconcile fixed assets schedules
  • Reconcile intercompany accounts to various entities and coordinates cash management
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Interact with our banking relationships and manage company line of credit
  • Work with executive team to procure insurance for company
  • Aid the operations and project teams to document Cost to Complete reports
  • Use ADP payroll system independently, book payroll to general ledger
  • Maintain our human resources administration system and onboarding/termination processing
  • Work alongside our IT vendor to ensure our computer and software systems are up to date and working as intended
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Manage and support career development of Office Manager
  • Fill out credit applications when needed
  • File Sales/Use tax when needed
  • Document the Controller position and create a standard operating procedure for this role

Desired Skills and Experience

If interested, please send a resume to