Immediate opportunity for a Controller with experience in the architecture and/or engineering industry for a notable Structural Engineering firm headquartered DTLA.
  • Salary: US $125,000-150,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Sector: Business Support
  • Job Ref: 50507

About this role

Exciting opportunity available with a leading Structural Engineering firm headquartered in DTLA. This is the firm which built iconic structures throughout the city. This firm was established over 30 years ago, and is now internationally recognized. They are pioneers in structural and seismic engineering approaches. With multiple offices across the country they are rapidly growing. The firm is involved in civic, commercial, education, sports, religious, and retail projects. Currently they are looking for a Controller with experience in the architecture and engineering industry, and a high degree of character and reliability.

Key responsibilities: 

  • A/P – posting, monitoring and prompt payment
  • A/R – monitoring and collection activities
  • Billing – time entry thru invoice
  • Payroll
  • Bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Chart of accounts
  • Financial statements
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Local, state, and federal reporting and tax filings
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Prepare financial reports for owner and outside accountants
  • Evaluate and manage business costs and overhead expenses
  • Evaluate and manage billing rates and labor rates


  • BS in Accounting or Finance; MBA and/or CPA highly desirable
  • Prior controller or financial leadership experience
  • 5+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles, preferably in the architecture, engineering and/ or construction industries
  • Working for B to B services-based company and experience is highly desirable
  • Prior working knowledge and experience with Ajera is desirable but not mandatory
Talk to Robert about this position

Bio: Robert’s career includes studio management, marketing, business development, HR and contract administration with design firms in New York and LA; he utilises his broad industry network and passion for people to make connections throughout the A&D industry.

+1 (213) 436 0909

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