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Construction Accounting Manager
Job Code:21-PITTSBURGH-5-009
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time

Job Responsibilities:


About the Company: Scalo Incorporated - Serving The Scalo Companies

At Scalo Incorporated, we provide administrative and support services for The Scalo Companies which includes seven, privately held and family owned, companies rooted in the construction field.  The Scalo Companies have been noted for our product diversification, involving building envelope construction, metal manufacturing, energy, and environmental solutions. We are growing our business through continued investment in acquisitions, new technologies and energetic, dedicated employees. We succeed together and have the joy of sharing our successes with our customers and our talented team members. If we do our job right, our customers, our employees and the company benefit from a quality experience and job well done. 

As part of our corporate succession planning, we are looking for an individual who is ready to take the next step in their accounting career.  The ideal candidate for the position of accounting manager will be open to being mentored with the expectation that this position will evolve into the controller position.  The long-term expectation for this position will be to succeed the current Chief Financial Officer within the next 5-10 years.

If you are looking for a strong and stable organization that values and rewards hard work, wants to invest in your development and future and will continue to position itself as a leader in its industry, we may be the perfect fit for you!

I. Primary Function 

The Accounting Manager is responsible for day-to-day accounting operations and all areas relating to financial reporting. This position will be responsible for maintaining generally accepted accounting principles as well as develop practices and procedures to ensure strong financial controls in conjunction with accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager is also responsible for supervising, managing, and coordinating the efforts of the five-member accounting team on a day-to-day basis, ensuring work is properly allocated and completed in a timely manner. This person will provide leadership for the professional level accounting staff on a full-time basis and will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer at our corporate headquarters located in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.

This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger/monthly financial statement preparation, various financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities. The Accounting Manager performs professional level accounting work in the maintenance and review of fiscal records. The position requires considerable knowledge of basic accounting principles and accounting functions, job costing, work in progress, preparing job schedules and union reporting.

II. Duties and Responsibilities

 Responsible for the following duties and tasks while providing leadership to the finance team:

  • Overseeing and Managing Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll activities.
  • Maintain General ledger and prepare corresponding month end/year end closing entries.
  • Prepare and manage the preparation of monthly financial statements and related reports.
  • Prepare and analyze job cost reports.
  • Provide data and variance analysis and communicate explanations and provide recommendations to management. 
  • Prepare Work in Progress Reports and Backlog Reports for construction projects.
  • Prepare multi-state Payroll (union and non-union) and related (monthly/quarterly) tax/union report preparation.
  • Complete timely and accurate monthly and yearly closings.
  • Maintenance of accounting files.
  • Preparation/organization of various financial forms, reports, financial analysis, union reporting etc.
  • Develop sound financial processes and procedures and improve existing processes.
  • Manage firm licenses.
  • Knowledge of intercompany transactions.
  • Cash management and bank reconciliations.
  • Prepare and file multi-state sales and use tax.
  • Drive efficiency though the use of technology.
  • Provide support to Human Resources Department when necessary.

Benefits Offered

 As a member of our team, you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Strong Corporate Culture
  • Flex Time Poliy
  • Incentive opportunities
  • Free Employee Parking
  • Paid Time Off
  • Affordable and comprehensive medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Health Savings Account with company contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Voluntary Short- and Long-term disability option
  • Aflac Supplemental Insurance

    The compensation associated for this Full Time Position is as follows:
    Salary: $80,000 to $90,000 annually (commensurate with experience) plus Annual Profit Improvement Incentive Opportunities.

Job Qualifications:

III. Job Qualifications

  •  One to three (1-3) years proven experience as an Accounting Supervisor or Accounting Manager.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (major in accounting) or Accounting.
  • Previous project management experience including directing and supervising staff. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable working in a small business environment.
  • Possess a customer focus attitude as this role provides support to the rest of the company.
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment managing multiple responsibilities and handling the demands of multiple internal customers.
  • Leadership skills that inspire teamwork and collaborative work environment.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, Timberline (Sage 300), QuickBooks, FCS, Sage HRMS, and/or other Construction Accounting Software, and Databases.
  • Experience working in the Construction Industry is a plus but not required.
  • Proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles as well as Local, State and Federal government law and regulation compliance.
  • Detail oriented and highly organized.
  • High tolerance for stress and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Must maintain high level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills.
  • Team player who works towards achieving corporate goals and objectives.