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Head of Finance

Company: Silvermapleconstruction
Location: New Haven
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Silver Maple Construction is seeking a skilled, entrepreneurial, and results-oriented leader with experience in dynamic business environments to lead and manage our finance/accounting and office management team. This position reports to the CEO and oversees cost and general accounting, accounts receivable/payable, payroll and risk management as well as office management functions.


  • Guiding financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies, procedures, and internal controls
  • Provide status on company financial position by collecting, interpreting, and reporting key financial data to the CEO
  • Partner with cross-functional leaders and teams to prepare the annual budget, and quarterly revisions.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by researching existing and new GAAP proclamations, legislation, consulting with outside advisors, and filing financial reports
  • Manage all Federal and State taxes for the company
  • Manage department and external audits, including vendor and consulting management, workers compensation audit, commercial general liability audit, job cost audits, annual financial audit for multiple entities.
  • Manages budget and controls expenses effectively
  • Manage and coach the administrative team, including office manager, finance, and operations team. Staff will be around 4-6. Hires, trains, develops, and appraises staff effectively
  • Keeps up to date on information and technology affecting functional area(s) to increase innovation and ensure compliance
  • Assist with implementation and monitoring of 401(k) plan, benefits plans and other expense program.
  • Oversee job cost supervision and support to the Head of Project Management relating to invoice preparation, job cost forecasting, job cost process review and adherence, change management and review of month-end project accounting activity and entries, preparation of job cost allocations (overhead, equipment, indirect expenses.).
  • Assure the preparation of financial reports and complete an analysis of project financial results to determine accuracy and completeness of information.
  • Analyze and find solutions to complex financial and accounting problems and follow through to ensure completion.
  • Ensure all financial activities and requirements relating to project close-outs are carried out in a timely manner.
  • Oversee/prepare cash and general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Produce and disseminate management reports including, but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements. Responsible for quarterly and year-end accounting reports as well.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Ensure accurate and timely management of all accounts receivable aging components including billings, cash receipts application, funding management including all associated financial reports.
  • Establish and maintain systems and controls which ensure the integrity of the accounting and financial management systems.
  • Partner with leadership with accurate and timely work to facilitate financial requirements.
  • Oversee cash management and forecasting, as well as payroll, payroll tax reporting, metrics, and compliance.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

    Required Skills:---Sound knowledge of accounting principles and practices.---Performs duties with the highest level of integrity and ethical standards.---Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.---Ability to process large amounts of numerical data.---Proficiency in MS Excel and accounting software such as QuickBooks---Effective written and verbal communication skills.---Excellent management and supervisory skills.---Excellent organizational and time management skills.---Proficient in in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
    Qualifications:---Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field.---6-8 years or more of related experience.---Construction industry experience required.---Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation preferred.---Applicants must reside in or have immediate plans to relocate to the New Haven, Vermont area or commutable distance from this location.
    Physical Requirements: Standing/sitting for 4-8 hours per day, the ability to work on a computer 4-6 hours per day.
    Silver Maple Construction is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status

Keywords: Silvermapleconstruction, New Haven , Head of Finance, Accounting, Auditing , New Haven, Connecticut

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