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This 100+-year-old client of ours is seeking a Controller to oversee the operations of their accounting department. This company has been building a strong, continued reputation, and they need someone with at least eight years of experience to help them continue to grow. Interested in learning more? Apply today!


  • Work to continuously improve, maintain, and enforce documented systems of accounting policies and procedures
  • Utilize technology advancements for efficiency and automation
  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department with the Chief Financial Officer
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of ERP and supporting database
  • Prepare, process, or ensure daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual employee benefits account reconciliation
  • Monitor, value, and track assets
  • Oversee payroll and accounts payable processing
  • Manage billings and accounts receivable collections
  • Prepare or ensure daily and monthly bank and account reconciliations
  • Improving efficiencies by maintaining and modifying the chart of accounts
  • Maintain an orderly accounting electronic file system
  • Ensure appropriate cash balances among multiple accounts and entities
  • Maintain appropriate internal controls over accounting transactions
  • Hire, train, and develop skilled accounting staff


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 8+ years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation preferred
  • Strong process improvement and problem-solving skills
  • Experience leading and managing a team
  • Construction industry knowledge is a plus
  • Experience working with multiple entities is preferred
  • Previous experience managing payroll is a bonus 

Work Model:

  • On-Site

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Palmer Group at (515) 225-7000 or email

Ref: JOB-44732

Palmer Group Financial

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:
      $100,000 - $115,000 per Year