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Meriden, CT

Posted: 05/16/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 11479 Salary / Pay Rate : 110,000-135,000

Job Description

Financial Controller (Construction)

In partnership with our leading construction client, J. Morrissey is actively in the search of a Controller. This person will partner closely with the CFO on driving the accounting and finance group forward as the firm continues to grow and expand. As a member of the leadership team, the Controller will be a key member of the leadership team, ensuring all aspects of financial management are maintained at the highest level. 

Highlights of Responsibilities (Detailed description to follow)
  • Construction Project Accounting and reporting
  • Invoicing, project collections and communications
  • Sales tax reporting and compliance
  • Oversight of bookkeeper 

  • 7+ years of experience in leadership role
  • Construction industry experience required
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field preferred
  • Highly organized and process driven
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel required


Compensation Package
Salary - $110,000 - $135,000 (DOE)
Strong benefits package


Meet Your Recruiter

Colin Paterson
Vice President, Accounting & Finance and Professional Services

Colin Paterson's journey from Central Connecticut State University to the world of recruiting is a testament to his determination to follow in his father's footsteps in the business world. With a strong competitive spirit cultivated through years of playing sports and a natural talent for building relationships, Colin seamlessly transitioned into the staffing industry.

With over 12 years of experience spanning diverse industries, including accounting/finance, administrative support, manufacturing/engineering/supply chain, and human resources, Colin has honed his expertise in connecting the right talent with the right opportunities.

In March 2017, Colin embarked on his career with J. Morrissey, and his dedication and strategic thinking quickly propelled him to the role of Vice President of Accounting/Finance and Administrative Support Group. In this capacity, he continues to make a significant impact, shaping the future of the company.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Colin is an avid traveler with a passion for exploring new places and cultures. While he may have come to terms with the fact that his aspirations of becoming a professional golfer will remain a hobby, his commitment to excellence and continuous growth remain unwavering.

Colin Paterson's story is a testament to the power of determination, competitive spirit, and building strong relationships to succeed in the business world.

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