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REQUISITION NUMBER:20180411-90001-004
HOME COMPANY:RailWorks Corporate HQ
COMPANY LOCATION:RailWorks Corporate - New York, NY
Job Responsibilities:

This position acts as the financial liaison between corporate accounting department and field operations to ensure compliance with accounting, payroll and personnel policies, procedures, requirements and guidelines. Manages financial and accounting functions for the site, ensures that accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles, and that internal policies and controls are followed. A major function of this position is involvement in the full cycle of new projects, from the bidding stage to project completion.

  • Acts as subject matter expert for site accounting and accounting-related issues
  • Prepares and\or oversees the timely and accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual and periodic accounting and financial information including variance reports, budgets, financial statements and forecasts
  • Ensures integrity of financial records by maintaining a strong internal control environment in compliance with Company policies, GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley; provides feedback of any corrective action required
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal reporting requirements; prepares and\or oversees preparation of reports to government and regulatory agencies
  • Prepares analyses for and acts as liaison with internal and external auditors
  • Manages month-end close process
  • Manages site implementation of corporate accounting-related initiatives
  • Assists with the preparation of the annual operating budget
  • Evaluates and recommends changes to accounting and accounting-related policies, procedures, practices and methods
  • WIP reporting, cash flow management, and project profit forecasting
  • Participates in the interview process
  • May be involved with annual staff performance evaluations
  • Trains and supports staff in a variety of areas, including policies and procedures, payroll activities, A/P, AR, job costs and HR
  • Prepares ad hoc reports and works on special projects as requested
Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • A minimum of 7 years senior-level finance or accounting experience
  • North American cross border experience preferred
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles
  • Previous experience with WIP reporting, cash flow management, and project profit forecasting
  • Familiarity with construction industry a plus
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local financial regulations
  • Working knowledge of percentage-of-completion accounting for construction contracts preferred
  • General knowledge of HR practices and laws
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
  • Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting
  • Ability to perform with a high level of discretion, professionalism, and integrity
  • Ability to effectively train and manage staff
  • Ability to manage multiple projects within tight timeframes
  • Strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work remotely with managers and staff in various locations
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office suite with advanced Excel skills



Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements
  • Works in different environments ranging from office to job trailer
  • Frequently sits for long periods of time
  • Frequently speaks, reads, writes and uses a computer keyboard
  • May require occasional standing, walking, lifting, stooping, or bending
  • Travel required- 50-75 %


This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.  There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

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