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Job Opportunity · Controller

  • Geeding Construction, Inc · Troy, MO
  • $100,000/yr – $150,000/yr · Full-time · Mid-Senior level
  • 51-200 employees · Construction

About the Opportunity

As a leading nationwide ISO-9001 certified provider of pipeline construction and maintenance, Geeding Construction, Inc., (“Geeding”) continues its unwavering commitment to the oil and gas pipeline industry. From new construction and pipeline capacity increases to station upgrades, emergency responses and horizontal directional drilling services, Geeding’s leadership, project management, and field ops teams are dedicated to delivering responsive client services on time and on budget.

Poised for continued growth and new strategic service lines, Geeding is now seeking a Controller who thrives on helping to bring the next chapter of an organization’s vision to life. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller will serve as a senior leader on the accounting team, driving process improvement and operational excellence and motivating a small yet mighty team of accounting professionals to support company growth and its client-centric mission.

Family-owned and operated since 1982 in Troy, Missouri, Geeding’s team operates between two offices yet remains guided by the same set of founding core values. To learn more about Geeding’s team, capabilities, equipment, active projects and safety training, visit

Your Mission as Controller

LEAD A HIGH-PERFORMING ACCOUNTING TEAM – Lead and align a talented team of 3-4+ accounting professionals. Create a collaborative culture that promotes teamwork, trust, transparency, accountability, and client-centric service. Foster professional development and evaluate performance while encouraging the team to lean into strengths and interests.

PREPARE GAAP FINANCIAL STATEMENTS & SUPPORT CONSOLIDATED MONTHLY CLOSE – Prepare monthly consolidated GAAP-based financial statements. Provide oversight for all billing, accounts payable, payroll, and tax reporting. Ensure corporate income tax compliance is accurate; report 1099s, W2s and 1095-C compliance. Oversee bank account reconciliations and manage cash flow with accuracy and precision. Generate and review monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to gauge progress toward strategic initiatives.

OVERSEE FIXED ASSET TRACKING & JOB COSTING – Oversee fixed asset tracking for equipment and other key assets, including additions, disposals, entries, reconciliation, and related communications with insurance companies. Identify and implement best practices and improvements in the job costing process. Build and develop strong relationships and positive cross-functional partnerships with colleagues and team members in project management and field operations.

DRIVE BEST PRACTICES & SPEARHEAD PROCESS IMPROVEMENT – Identify and implement best practices in accounting management and share an external perspective to lead process improvements. Protect assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing all internal controls and financial policies and procedures. Comply with federal, state, and local legal and tax requirements, including state registrations as necessary.

Is this a Match for You?

You have a passion for driving operational excellence, continuous improvement in financial functions and best practices in accounting management. Familiarity with a consolidated monthly close process and job costing methodologies is a plus.

You have gained 5-7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including direct or indirect team leadership. Experience must include either a prior team lead role, indirect or cross-functional team leadership, or direct team management experience, including an aptitude for fostering a collaborative and inclusive team culture.

Your experience includes an aptitude and/or ability to navigate a multi-state landscape and union environment for payroll and state tax purposes. Familiarity with required union filings and master service agreements is also a plus.

Your experience includes strong technical competencies across all relevant software and platforms. You are proficient in Microsoft Applications and familiar with ERP and CRM systems and fixed asset software. Familiarity with Viewpoint ERP and CCH ProSystem Fixed Assets is a plus yet is not required.

You are well-versed in proactively communicating cross-functionally with both internal and external stakeholders. You confidently interact with team members and customers at all levels and react with diplomacy and tact. You bring experience in communicating accounting reports, priorities, and results to ownership, clients, and team members alike.

You are willing to serve as a hands-on leader with the ability and desire to flex between the strategic and tactical priorities required. Superior project management skills and a proactive mindset are required.

You have solid business acumen and are a quick study with a desire for continued professional development. Any prior experience gained in a family-owned or fast-growing entrepreneurial business, the construction industry, and or union environment a plus.

Your education includes the completion of a 4-year college degree. Advanced degree and or CPA a plus, yet not required.

Why Join Us?

WE ARE DEFINING OUR NEXT CHAPTER AS AN ORGANIZATION – We are excited about our next chapter of growth! We are seeking a Controller who is passionate about process improvements and strategizing for future growth.

EXPERIENCED & DEDICATED TEAM MEMBERS – You will join an accounting team ready for growth, innovation, and process improvement. The team is poised to use its talents in accounting and reporting in support of Geeding’s mission.

OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD & INNOVATE WITH BEST PRACTICES – You will lead with the ability to actively engage in building, innovating, and guiding Geeding’s accounting procedures with creativity and best practices to achieve success and ensure accuracy.

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS & COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION – Geeding Construction, Inc., offers a comprehensive employee benefits package along with a competitive base salary with an annual bonus opportunity. Benefits include employer-paid medical and life insurance for all employees; FSA (Flexible Spending and Dependent Care), HRA, and Section 125 plans; voluntary dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, and accident insurance; 401(k) plan with company match; educational assistance program; paid time off and paid holidays.

Work Location & Travel

This position will be based at our Headquarters in Troy, Missouri. Travel outside of the home office will be limited.

Ready to Apply?

Take the next step and share your resume with our recruiting partner at Occhio Search. Visit and contact Sarah Krueger or Hannah Phillips at for more information. All resumes, referrals and general inquiries will be held strictly confidential. We ask that you direct all questions, referrals, and applications to our retained search consultant at Occhio. No direct inquiries with Geeding, please.

Geeding Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome differences in form of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, geography, socioeconomic status, age, politics, religion, philosophy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!