RE Development/Construction Controller

RE Development/Construction Controller

Located in Fresno, California, Fowler Packing Company is the parent company to some of the industry’s most popular brands including Peelz Citrus, Samsons Grapes, G3 Development Company, and EMID Design Group. Fowler Packing was formed in 1950 as a small tree fruit operation and has grown into a trendsetter in quality, efficiency and sustainability. Today the company is built of over 700 full-time employees and frontrunners in agriculture, real estate, and interior design industries. If you are looking for an in-house position that offers a variety of work, this is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

Summary/Objective: The RE Development/Construction Controller is responsible for the day-to-day financial activities for multiple development projects including daily transaction oversight, performing account reconciliations, development cash management, and preparation monthly financial reports. They are also responsible for each of the project and entity general ledgers as well as communicating correct accounting and performance information to stakeholders. As needed, they will assist with reporting and corporate entity and property management accounting. These activities include maintaining adequate controls and regular financial tracking and reporting.

Essential Functions:

  • Knowledge of accounting processes, procedures, and controls related to real estate construction and development
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Apply (and when appropriate, document) policies, procedures, and controls necessary for mitigating risk and enhancing the accuracy of reported financial results
  • Prepare entries and ensure daily activity is recorded and month-end accruals are appropriately captured
  • Responsible for the timely completion of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for multiple assigned entities and projects, including variance to budget analyses, bank reconciliations, supporting schedules, etc.
  • Apply appropriate accounting techniques and standard practices when inputting, tracking, analyzing, reconciling and reporting to ensure accuracy and reasonableness.
  • Meet and coordinate with project managers to ensure period-end accruals are reasonably estimated and recorded on a timely basis with appropriate support and documentation attached.
  • Manage construction and development fixed asset and depreciation schedules.
  • Participate in process improvement from an accounting perspective.
  • NOTE: The duties listed are intended to describe the general scope of the work for the role. Other duties may be assigned based on business needs within the organization.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 4 years of experience in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field
  • Experience working for a General Contractor or Specialty Contractor as a Construction Accountant
  • Knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and application to real estate industry
  • Able to communicate and interact effectively with all levels throughout Company organization
  • Capable of working independently and as a member of a team

Life at Fowler Packing

 For 70 years, Fowler Packing has provided thousands of employees the opportunities to build a rewarding career that includes continued education, robust corporate culture, competitive compensation, benefits packages, and paid sick and holidays. Additionally, all employees enjoy complimentary meals at one of our two on-site cafeterias, and on-site health clinic visits at no cost.

Fowler Packing provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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