Division Finance & Accounting Manager - Mid-Atlantic Region (Construction) (2471)

Finance & Accounting Team  |  Dulles, Virginia, United States  |  175066

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At Southland we aspire to build a workforce that’s as diverse as the people who occupy the buildings we design, build and maintain. Building talent by design, is our intentional approach to creating a truly safe, collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters growth, empowers professional achievement and where people are treated with respect at all levels.

If you’re someone with a true passion for our industry, a life-long learner, with high accountability and a drive for results we’re looking for you!  At Southland, we hire problem solvers that are focused on providing customer value through continuous improvement and will take ownership to create the best experiences that will have an impact wider than their own job.  We thrive on creating a strong company and culture where you’ll feel engaged, challenged and valued.

If you’re ready for the next big step in your career and want a career full of fun and excitement and to be a part of a fast-paced growing company, then JOIN our team and become a part of an organization that values PEOPLESAFETY, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION, INTEGRITY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUSTAINABILITY.


This is a hands-on opportunity with supervisory and management duties. The ideal candidate for this role is someone looking for a long-term fit and a place where they can make an impact on processes and outcomes. If you are someone who enjoys hands-on duties and oversight of accounting operations and has a desire to grow your career experiences in a positive environment, this could be the position for you.

A successful person in this role operates independently and has strong, proven construction accounting knowledge and a desire to learn and grow.  The Division Finance Manager reports into the Division Controller.



What you’ll do:

  • Recruit, coach, and counsel employees; communicating job expectations; monitor, appraise, and review employee’s performance; communicate and ensure adherence to policies and procedures
  • Develop, implement, and maintain division-wide accounting structures and systems to ensure financial/asset security and compliance with all state and federal laws as well as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Oversee and monitor daily operations of assigned areas to ensure accuracy and integrity of accounting systems and internal controls
  • Monitor financials. Coordinate the collection, consolidation, and evaluation of financial data. Prepare standard and special reports
  • Guide other internal Southland departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy, applying observations and making recommendations
  • Maintain knowledge of best practices, and current and proposed legislation and regulation; recommend changes to policies and procedures to ensure compliance


What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Cross-functional knowledge of business and accounting
  • Able to influence and lead a team to expected outcomes
  • Strong leader with a passion for people/team development and experience training and growing teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate across all levels
  • Able to analyze and resolve complex issues
  • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with intermediate to expert level ability to utilize MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. required
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Process orientation with a focus on quality and efficiency
  • Demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines


What you bring to the table:

  •   Independence and Decision Making
    • You are extremely capable of making decisions independently, implements resolutions to decisions
  • Leadership
    • You have proven experience managing a team and provides performance feedback and coaching; You will be responsible for hiring, training, coaching, and managing your team's performance
  • Education
    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting or equivalent; MBA preferred
  • Experience 
    • 8-10 years of construction of A/E/C industry accounting experience; subcontractor accounting experience strongly preferred
    • Minimum 3 years people management

YOU Matter


As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

  • 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match(no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance – 100% Paid for Employee
  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Disability Income Protection Insurance
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Paid Parental Leave Benefits
  • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave
  • Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses

For more information on Southland Industries, please visit our web site: Southland Careers or on Facebook or LinkedIN or Twitter

To hear what our employees are saying about working at Southland Industries, check out our Career Video - Working at Southland

Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

**All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug test, background check and professional reference checks. **

**We are not able to offer sponsorship of employment at this time**

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