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Carver Company
Job Overview

Carver Companies, a dynamic and respected leader in the business community of the Capital District and points beyond throughout the east coast, is seeking a Controller to join the team!

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, hands on individual to join a great team, and a company which is quickly expanding, offering exciting opportunity for career growth and advancement.

In addition to a competitive salary, the company offers an attractive benefits package including health insurance, 401k with up to an 8% company match, paid time off, paid holidays, group life insurance, and an opportunity to invest in an employee owned company as another avenue to grow their retirement nest egg. In addition, the company offers dental, vision and AFLAC, FSA as well as voluntary life options.

Responsible for direct supervision of all accounting and financial functions. Primary responsibilities include supervision of the monthly close process, monthly, quarterly and annual billings to clients for services provided, billing reimbursements from clients, collection of accounts receivable, supervising accounts payable, payroll, monthly reporting for the owner, monthly preparation of a reforecast, annual preparation of a budget, assist in the preparation of quarterly tax projections and annual tax return preparation and all treasury administration. The Controller will also be part of a team that creates and implements policies and procedures to identify, resolve and document accounting issues in addition to creating procedures to make the close and reporting processes more efficient and accurate.

Essential Functions:

Preparation of annual budget and forecasts with CFO and Corporate Controller

Preparation of workpapers supporting the annual tax return

Coordinate the preparation of annual tax return within the company and outside CPA firm

Implement a process to record transactions by department and compare costs incurred to budget and performance analysis of profit centers

Review and recordation of journal entries required to reflect the monthly activity

Preparation of workpapers supporting the monthly close process and month end balances

Review monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained

Preparation of monthly financial statements and analysis

Preparation of the year to date cash flow

Perform cash projections to effectively manage cash balances, lines of credit and maximize the return on any excess cash balances

Preparation of monthly reforecast incorporating historical results and future assumptions

Review and manage process of weekly payroll preparation

Manage billing activities to ensure accuracy, completeness and timeliness of billing across multiple lines of business ? provide analytics and forecasting of collections and cash receipts

Manage collection activity of accounts receivable to ensure timely payments and escalation protocols for difficult collections ? provide analytics and forecasting for collections

Manage all accounts payable activities to ensure accuracy, completeness and timeliness in paying vendors and ensure key vendors are paid per terms ? provide analytics and forecasting for payments

Review of expenses and credit card transactions to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures

Oversees maintenance of fixed asset and depreciation records and corresponding debt payments for capital equipment purchases

Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective internal controls

Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective processes to improve the close and reporting cycles to ensure timely and accurate reporting

Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations

Complete analytical review of the asset operations from a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow perspective as well as an overall business perspective

Any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.

What Carver Companies Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • A pleasant and collaborative work environment
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Medical insurance (substantial portion paid by employer)
  • 401k with up to 8% match
  • Employee Investment Opportunity
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, holidays)
  • FSA
  • Dental, Vision, AFLAC, Voluntary Life available



Bachelors and/or master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting. The degree should be obtained from a well-recognized university.

C.P.A. is preferred but not required

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Functions also usually involve frequent sitting and standing. Performance of some tasks or operation of some equipment may require motor coordination, finger dexterity, eye-hand-foot coordination and color discrimination.
  • Individuals must be able to perform all essential functions, with or without reasonable accommodation, without posing a direct threat to the health safety of the individual or to others.


  • Bend
  • Stand, Walk
  • Reach
  • Fine motor
  • Repetitive Motion
  • Right
  • Left


  • Sit

This position requires an employee to lift:


  • 0-10 lbs

Work Environment

Office environment. Will require some travel (driving) to other office or site locations.


  • Working with others

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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