Controller/Finance Lead


Tulsa OK


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Job ID: EB-1523453938
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: Tulsa, OK

An industrial services company with a focus on the energy industry and now expanding into new verticals and markets.
Backed by growth private equity, they have pulled together several great, complementary businesses in the infrastructure services space and are looking for a Finance Leader to join one of their business units.

Based in Houston, TX with operations in Tulsa, OK as well, this Controller / Head of Finance can be in either location.

• Support to the Business Leader in delivering the Business/Division’s financial performance through provision of sound financial advice to support key decisions.
• Responsible over the overall financial management, financial reporting and compliance to ensure accuracy & integrity of Financial Information & Systems.
• To be familiar with and to adhere to all PT/Site QHSE project related procedures
• To carry out duties in a safe & efficient manner in line with the Company QHSE policies & report any unsafe conditions or incidents in the workplace including damaged equipment or facilities.
• Planning, directing, and coordinating all finance and accounting functions
• Financial Analysis and Reporting
• Lead the Month End Financial Reporting explaining key variances vs. forecast, budget and prior year across the P&L, Balance Sheet, Cashflow & KPIs.
• Pulse monthly profitability reviews to understand key drivers of actual and expected project margin variances, identify and action as appropriate.
• Drive key financial & business to evaluate & advise on areas of risk/opportunity
• Drive financial accountability throughout the organization
• Accountable for timely and accurate balance sheet account reconciliations.
• Lead Forecasting & the Annual Budget Process
• Weekly cashflow forecasting.
• Monthly Pulsing & Presenting the latest forecast (P&L, CAPEX & WC).
• Preparation & Presentation of Annual Budgets.
• Commercial Finance Support
• Provide guidance to sales team with respect to bidding complex/unusual contracts.
• Operational Finance Support
• Develop & implement actions to drive efficiency in overall working capital.
• Evaluate Capex proposals through preparation of financial business cases.
• Develop & maintain processes to keep up to date accurate Standard Cost across materials, labour and equipment.
• Manage the Resource & Equipment utilisation & overall cost control.
• Compliance, Process and Controls
• Evaluate, apply, and refine policies, procedures, controls.
• Ensure organization & divisions are within compliance of policy & controls
• Main point of contact for compliance issues with regards to the division.
• Planning, management & execution of the external audit processes.
• Co-ordination of accounting, treasury & tax matters on an ad hoc basis.
• Develop A High Performing Finance Team
• Build, lead and develop the team and create a succession plan as appropriate.


• A Bachelor’s Degree.
• Qualified Accountant, ACA/CPA or CIMA preferred, min 5 years PQE.
• Or qualified by 10 years relevant work experience.

Work Experience

• Previous financial control and management reporting experience.
• Experience working with long term contracts with POC accounting.
• High proficiency of IT Skills, experience of SAP or related & driving automation
• In Depth experience in financial reporting, forecasting and budgeting including deep diving financial analysis and interpretation
• Broad knowledge of technical accounting principles
• Ability to anticipate, identify and resolve complex financial issues

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