Middle Market Controller, Houston (Contract Opportunity)

Provide leadership and coordination of company financial planning, budget development and management, and all related analysis. Ensure company accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles. The company has multiple locations.

For consideration, client requires a minimum of 5 years prior combined experience in a Middle Market Controller or Accounting Manager role.

Reports to CFO


  • Direct and coordinate company financial planning and budget management functions.
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget.
  • Oversee daily operations of the local financial accounting team while maintaining a close working relationship with subsidiary and equity partner. Partner with operating teams to achieve optimal financial results.
  • Manage the preparation of the annual financial audit PBCs
  • Manage the preparation of monthly consolidated financial outlooks and forecasts.
  • Manage cash, credit lines, and letters of credit for the company.
  • Oversee the consolidation of the monthly operating report which includes financials, operating metrics, and progress on critical initiatives such as lean cost reductions.
  • Prepare financial analysis in support of segment profitability analysis, overhead expense management, contract pricing and product investment decisions.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal reporting requirements.
  • Establish and implement short and long range goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures and ensure subsequent adherence.
  • Support preparation of tax books and returns for the various locations working with the Company’s tax preparers.
  • Support preparation of quarterly board meeting material and prepare analysis required by our private equity owner.
  • Ensure Bank Covenant compliance and reporting.
  • Develop enhanced reporting and/or financial systems in an effort to streamline analysis and improve business and financial management.


  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems. Familiarity with federal and state financial regulations. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections. Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.
  • Working knowledge of percentage of completion project accounting in addition to standard costing as it applies to inventory / product cost accounting.
  • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and solid interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings. A team player that works effectively with support and operating functions.
  • The prior skills will likely be acquired through a combination of the completion of a Degree in Finance or Accounting and ten plus years of experience - three of which will be in a senior-level finance or accounting role.
  • A degree in Finance or Accounting, CPA and/or a Masters degree is a plus The successful candidate must have a strong work ethic, be a self-starter, and have strong analytical and PC skills, in particular Excel (lookup, macros, pivot tables) with demonstrated capabilities in driving financial improvements through process change and use of information systems.

Job Type: Contract


  • Accounting: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Houston, TX (Required)
Salary Range
$79,000.00 - 146,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Houston, TX 77246, US
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