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Controller

Company: Bkf Engineers
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

BKF is seeking a CORPORATE CONTROLLER, reporting directly to the Company's Chief Financial Officer. This position is responsible for directing all corporate accounting functions, establishing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures, interpreting accounting pronouncements and managing all audits.

The Controller supervises and mentors the corporate accounting group to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. The Controller is expected to partner collaboratively with the senior leadership of the firm in support of meeting our financial goals. In addition, the Controller is a key contributor to the Company's strategic initiatives. The right candidate will be seeking the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the BKF's ongoing success and be strongly positioned to assume the CFO role. Additionally, the incumbent will pose a demonstrated ability to lead a group and get results through others.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee accounting operations including, but not limited to, financial statement preparation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing and payroll
  • Maintain finance policies, internal controls, accounting standards and procedures to ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Production & distribution of timely, accurate financial reports in accordance to GAAP
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Develop policies & procedures to ensure they are effectively communicated and adhered to
  • Compute annual indirect cost rates and ensure smooth and timely FAR overhead audit
  • Manage the yearend CPA financial review and tax compliance efforts, benefit plan audits and other government audits
  • Oversees and implements Accounting system conversions, modifications, updates and consolidations; anticipates needs, evaluates alternatives, makes recommendations, develops procedures and training; evaluates and makes recommendations for systems enhancements, and works closely with other departments to integrate systems
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting
  • Mentor and manage the accounting department
  • Assist in M&A activities, including due diligence and post-closing integration
    REQUIREMENTS
    A BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in accounting and a minimum of seven to ten years relevant and progressively challenging corporate accounting experience within the professional services industry is required. In addition, three to five years of successful financial management experience at the corporate level is highly desired. Experience with Deltek Vision or similar accounting system is required. The successful candidate must have strong system implementation experience and able to lead system improvement projects. Bringing sound judgment and self-motivation, with the ability to interact successfully at all levels of the organization, is essential as are strong people skills, positive attitude, a customer service orientation and excellent communication skills. Strong organization and analytical skills, coupled with the ability to handle multiple priorities and to set and meet deadlines is highly valued.

    Benefits
    BKF offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. This includes a signing bonus, competitive salaries, bonuses, profit sharing, pension plans, and 401k, as well as, premium medical, dental, and vision plans. BKF also offers life insurance, long-term disability, gym reimbursement, -flexible schedules, free coffee, tea, fruit, bagels and oatmeal. Company sponsored sports teams and clubs. Annual Company Picnic at Six Flags with free admission for employees and their families, Holiday Casino Party Luncheon and Holiday Dinner Celebration. Employees also -have access to BKF's corporate condo in Lake Tahoe! What makes BKF a great choice?
    • The -chance to work on iconic Bay Area projects
    • Awesome company culture
    • Competitive -salary and performance bonuses
    • Professional -development training and mentorship
    • Company funded retirement plan
    • Comprehensive benefits package
    • Employee wellness program
    • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • Flexible work policy and hybrid work schedule Workplace Awards:
      • "Top Work Place" 2014 - 2020 by the Bay Area News Group -
      • ZweigWhite "Best Firms To Work For" Top 100 in the U.S. 2014 - 2020
      • "Best Firm to Work for North Bay" North Bay Business Journal, 8 years in a row
      • ENR 2017 -California's -Design Firm of the Year BKF Engineers provides engineering, surveying, and land planning services for architects, commercial and residential developers, colleges and universities, cities and counties, governmental agencies, hotels, health care facilities, and large corporations. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1915, the firm has 15 California offices and 1 Oregon office employing 450 staff. Our project experience includes corporate headquarters, office buildings, healthcare facilities, sports facilities, hotels and resorts, justice, public buildings, multi-family housing, educational facilities, retail, industrial, parking, highways, roadways, bridges, and light/heavy rail transit projects.Redwood City. San Jose . San Francisco . Walnut Creek . Pleasanton . Sacramento . Santa Rosa . Richmond . San Rafael . Oakland . Newport Beach . Lathrop. Salinas. San Diego. -San Luis Obispo . San Diego . Portland, OR
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