Project Controller Job Opening

Project Controller

The Walsh Group

Columbia, South Carolina
Category: Accountant


Archer Western a member of The Walsh Group is currently seeking a Project Controller for our Transportation Projects in Columbia, South Carolina.

Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex projects
  • Creative and innovative problem solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
  • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want


  • Coordination of P&L on project with large contract values (generally close to or over $400 million)
  • Mentor and train Project Accountants and Associate Project Accountants if applicable
  • Represent the company in owner and JV meetings and relations.
  • Manage all job and subcontractor-related duties listed below on mega projects:
    • Heavy involvement in cost forecasting
    • Coordination of owner billing
    • Develops strong relationship with project staff
  • Detailed review of all line items of cost report
  • Provide analytical information to project Operations team on individual jobs (Program Manager/Regional Operations Manager level)
  • Report issues and findings to Business Group Accounting Manager and project staff
  • Review to ensure all cost and billings are booked in the proper months
  • Run and review report of outstanding accounts receivable and contact Program Manager/Regional Operations Manager for collection
  • Finalize job closeout, including providing final documentation to owner and handling any open issues
  • Coordination of documentation on legal issues
  • Journal entry cost as necessary for confidential items
  • Track and forecast JV and other project cash monthly
  • Insure proper accounting controls are implemented and maintained on projects
  • Provide support for project payroll process


  • Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of construction accounting experience required
  • Experience in CMiC or other ERP systems preferred
  • Experience in reading or interpreting financial statements
  • Strong verbal and written skills needed to communicate with external subcontractors and internal mid to upper level management
  • Some light travel involved

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran