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Brooks Construction Company, Inc.
Fort Wayne, IN
Expired: May 29, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
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Job Title: Financial Controller
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)


The Financial Controller position is a new position due to an internal promotion within the department and a restructuring of the department. A good candidate will be self-motivated, energetic and hard working. They will have a thirst for learning, problem solving and developing both the Company and themselves for the long-term. This person will be flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment. This position offers the opportunity to work alongside a seasoned CFO/CPA and owners who value the operations of the company and the financial support systems behind the operations.

Job Summary:

The Financial Controller will be expected to work with the CFO and Cost Controller to drive/create first class financial systems, produce and maintain quality data and further develop the skills of the accounting department staff. The Financial Controller will direct and manage the financial accounting functions for the company including the supervision of 3 full time accounting specialists responsible for the accounts payable, accounts receivable and general accounting functions as well as one part time data entry clerk. This role will be responsible for collections, including the filing of liens and/or bond claims as necessary per the CFO. In addition, they will guide the disbursement process by reviewing, approving and scheduling weekly disbursements. They will maintain our cash book and assist the CFO in all cash management functions. Individual will apply use tax concepts to complete the use tax portion of the monthly sales/use tax report. This role will coordinate month end closing with the Cost Controller, conduct the initial analysis of the statements, benchmark company results and research questions as needed before submitting to the CFO. The Financial Controller will also lead the annual financial statement audit in coordination with the external CPA firm. This also includes the preparation of a variety of annual compliance reports. This position would also complete the annual insurance audit work papers and provide assistance to the CFO with the renewal process.

Essential Job Functions (*=Non-essential tasks):

  • Direct and manage financial accounting functions including the documentation of these functions
  • Monitor cross-departmental coordination of work flows to provide top quality, effective and efficient service and support of operations
  • Keep abreast of new accounting pronouncements related to general accounting, cost accounting and tax and be an integral part of implementing them for the company
  • Oversee all aspects of the collection process
  • Maintain strong internal controls and assist in the development and implementation of new procedures to enhance the work flow of the department including the documentation of all controls and processes
  • Monthly financial statement preparation
  • Year-end financial audit
  • Manage and mentor the financial accounting team
  • Handle employee matters for direct reports including hiring, assigning work, performance review, addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Will become a primary contact for accounting software hotline issues for the department
  • Will work with the IT department to create and maintain strong financial reporting tools, data collection and analysis of that data
  • Will support CFO and management personnel to complete strategic company objectives
  • Assist others as needed
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 5+ years of relevant experience in construction accounting (industry or public accounting)
  • Viewpoint's Spectrum software experience is a plus


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field is required
  • CPA license is required or the desire & ability to obtain CPA license in the future
  • Chartered Global Management (CGMA) and/or Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) designation a plus

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a positive outlook
  • Ability to work well independently or on teams
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft office software products
  • Experience in implementing, maintaining and enhancing financial systems
  • Comfortable with accounting software as part of a fully integrated system
  • Ability to be both creative and analytical
  • Must be a logical, critical and relational thinker for resolving a variety of business issues
  • Attention to detail and demand for accuracy
  • Can admit mistakes and keep confidences
  • Demonstrate high ethical standards and a dedicated commitment to safety
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills along with the ability to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Must be willing to abide by our Drug Free & Alcohol Free Workplace policies
  • Must have exceptional attendance, punctuality, dependability, reliability, and work ethic (including performance record with current/prior employers)
  • Enjoys a fast-paced environment, is action oriented and full of energy
  • Is a Team Player, shows respect for all employees, customers and business partners

Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job may be considered.

Working Environment:

  • Individual will be working in an office environment
  • Individual will be working with internal and external customers
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Manage AP personnel (3)
  • Manage part-time seasonal position
  • Potential to have other direct reports in the future

(These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this job. Additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required.)

Who We Are:

For over 114 years and across four generations of family ownership, Brooks Construction Company, Inc. has stood for Quality, Team, and Integrity in the civil construction industry. Based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, with over 250 employees, Brooks Construction provides asphalt, concrete, earthwork, and pipe operations across northern Indiana and northwestern Ohio using best practices and innovative techniques to give our customers a quality product.


Brooks Construction Company, Inc.

Fort Wayne, IN
46809 USA
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