Tradesmen International, Inc. Assistant Controller in Macedonia, Ohio


The Assistant Controller is responsible formanaging the following functional areas: General Accounting, Financial Reporting, and Fixed Assets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Lead and develop a cohesive team in a rapidly changing environment to achieve company, department and individual goals.

  2. Responsible for the proper recording and reporting of all financial activities as to the proper amount, account and period in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices. Ensure account reconciliations are completed timely and accurately.

  3. Partner with company leaders to identify, implement, and communicate cost containment opportunities and complete budget vs. actual analysis.

  4. Prepare and review monthly financial reports for internal and external users, including for Board Meetings and review.

  5. Complete analysis to support the annual audit process with external auditors.

  6. Ensure that the company’s internal controls are appropriately designed and functioning.

  7. Provide financial information and insight to various business functions on a wide variety of specialty projects.

  8. Research various accounting issues and determine impact on financial statements.

  9. Manage and conduct various financial analyses on all aspects of the business.

  10. Identify execution gaps in current business processes and recommend and implements strategies for improvement.

  11. Enhance and update all financial process related documentation.

  12. All other duties as required.


  • Hard working with the ability to work in a fast paced, multiple project environment, with strong attention to detail

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, professional, outgoing personality, flexibility and adaptability to change

  • High level of personal drive and initiative

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to anticipate needs and proactively utilize appropriate resources to resolve issues

  • Ability to multi-task, meet specified deadlines and maintain a flexible, positive attitude.

  • Problem solving skills and a strong attention to detail

  • Ability to manage priorities and to make routine decisions independently

  • Sets clear priorities and focuses time and energy on them

  • Takes action; reliably delivers on commitments


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a Major in Accounting or Finance.

  • CPA required

  • Minimum of 6 years of progressive experience in accounting management roles.

  • Minimum of 4 years of supervising and leading a team.

  • Proficient in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word, Access & PowerPoint] or similar suite

  • Experience with financial reporting software

  • Extensive experience in the application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • Experience in any or all of the following areas: general accounting, expense payables, financial reporting, corporate performance analysis, capital budgeting and fixed assets, taxes, lease accounting, payroll and benefits.

Company Details

About Tradesmen International, LLC

Tradesmen International is recognized across North America as the construction industry's premier source for high-caliber skilled tradespeople. We have more than 150 office locations and are proud to employ a team of over 10,000 office, service and craft professionals. We are looking for a demonstrated leader who can work collaboratively to support the company’s continued growth. This position is located at the Corporate Headquarters in Macedonia, OH, which is a suburb of Cleveland.

Our company is full of success stories where our people embrace game-changing challenges and are rewarded with excellent advancement opportunities. We have a fun and winning culture.

Tradesmen is rapidly growing and was purchased by Blackstone Private Equity in February 2017.

About The Blackstone Group

The Blackstone Group is a leading global alternative asset manager and provider of financial advisory services. It is one of the largest independent alternative asset managers in the world. Its alternative asset management businesses include the management of corporate private equity funds, real estate opportunity funds, funds of hedge funds, mezzanine funds, senior debt funds, proprietary hedge funds and closed-end mutual funds.

About Benefits

We offer our employees a competitive annual salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes 401(k), Medical, Dental, Short Term Disability and Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance. We also offer Paid Time Off for vacation and paid holidays.

Recruiter Name

Diana Krizanic



Req ID 2018-184819IN

Category Other

Job Board IN

Travel None

Location US-OH-Macedonia