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Project Controller

Project Controller

Project Controller

Dragados USA, Inc
Virginia Beach, VA 23455

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Dragados USA is seeking a Project Controller to support the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel expansion project. This role will focus primarily in performing all required accounting functions of the project in a timely and accurate manner.

Principal/Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains operation of all accounting functions and procedures keeping updated on all requirements
  • Supervises a team of accountant, payroll, and office specialists to ensure the department accomplishes accounting objectives; Mentoring and professional development of the accounting team
  • Provides computer input and performs analytical review of reports generated
  • Utilizes computer software systems for the preparation of reports, spreadsheets and other accounting analysis that may be required by management
  • Accurately reviews weekly field and office payrolls
  • Maintains all project's operating accounts including deposits, disbursements and balancing
  • Supports local as well as in certain regional teams, including team members located internationally
  • Monitors daily cash balances in operating bank accounts to cover obligations
  • Prepares monthly cash projection reports
  • On a quarterly basis completes federal and state payroll tax returns and necessary deposits to bank
  • Processes and reviews all accounts payable and subcontractors payments
  • Accrues, prepares and remits appropriate sales taxes as necessary
  • Ensures accuracy and completeness of master data including resource information; project, activity, and resource codes; enterprise project structure; security profiles; licensing information; etc
  • Participates in the development of the work breakdown structure, interfacing with Procurement, Engineering, and Finance Departments
  • Prepares monthly aged trial balances, job cost summary schedules, supporting schedules for month-end close
  • Performs year- end audit and 6-month review with company CPA firm
  • Interfaces with the Project Manager and Executives to accurately charge and code invoices to proper Job Cost and General Ledger
  • Reviews construction contracts for obligations related to accounting and insurance


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related degree required
  • Ten (10) years of progressive finance and accounting experience
  • Construction, Accounting, Payroll, Union Payroll experience is necessary
  • Broad knowledge of GAAP and related internal control structures for financial accounting and reporting systems and processes
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple tasks/projects
  • Ability to work well as an integral part of a large project team
  • Knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytic, organizational and interpersonal skills

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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