Assistant Regional Controller

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Regular Full-Time



As a national leader in the construction industry, Suffolk is redefining what it means to build. We challenge the status quo every day by gathering the people, innovations, and partnerships that can explore and go after new ways to do our jobs. Our focus on high-performing teams and technology translates to groundbreaking solutions for all industry sectors and phases of building. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services alongside vertical service lines, an approach that is revolutionizing the industry and making a permanent mark on the world of business. Join us for a thrilling experience that will energize you, challenge you, and propel your career.


About Suffolk:

Suffolk is a national enterprise that invests, innovates, and builds. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services with vertical service lines that include real estate capital investment, design, self-perform construction services, technology start-up investment and innovation research and development. We have $4.5 billion in annual revenue, 2,400 employees, and main offices in Boston (headquarters), New York, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Estero, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. We serve clients in every major industry sector, including health care, science and technology, education, gaming, transportation and aviation, and commercial. Suffolk is privately held and is led by founder, chairman and CEO John Fish. We’re ranked #23 on the Engineering News Record list of “Top 400 Contractors.” And we’re proud to be a certified 2020 “Great Place to Work.” For more information, visit and follow Suffolk on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram. 


The Role: 

Suffolk is seeking people who are bold. Curious. Innovative. Caring. Looking for the career opportunity of a lifetime. We’ll challenge and inspire you to be your very best. We’ll embrace what makes you unique and lift you up as you take chances. Here, you’ll find a place where you can act with purpose and integrity, bringing intelligence and grit to every aspect of your job. Join us for the chance to leverage your inherent curiosity and proven capabilities to catapult you to the next level.


This position will assist the Regional Controller in accounting, finance and administration role with the primary responsibility of supporting the day-to-day accounting, financial and administrative activities of the Region. The individual must have a minimum of eight to ten years of relevant experience, preferably in the construction field. The individual will report directly to the Regional Controller. The successful candidate will have significant interaction with the Corporate Finance and Accounting Team as well as with other members of management.


  • Manage and supervise accounting staff to provide an efficient team to perform assigned tasks.
  • The Assistant Regional Controller will be knowledgeable about all aspects of Project Accounting and each job assigned to the team and be responsible for supervision of the following:
    • Prepare the monthly requisition to the owner,
    • Process budget updates,
    • Select invoices to be included in the weekly disbursement cycle,
    • Monitor and track the cash position of the project,
    • Process subcontractor requisitions and,
    • Ensure the subcontractor is complying with terms and conditions of the contract (i.e. insurance, billing procedures, etc.).
  • The person will work closely with the Project Managers and Project Executives on all facets of project accounting and administration.
  • Manage Regional cash collection activity as well as prepare cash forecasts.
  • Prepare annual G&A budgets and monitor the financial operations to insure compliance with budgets.
  • Assist the Regional Controller in the monthly preparation of the Rolling 8-Quarter P&L forecast.
  • Act as a liaison between the Corporate Risk Manager and the Regional Accounting Team. Assist the Corporate Risk Manager with the implementation of a Contractor Controlled Insurance Program (CCIP) and Contractor Default Insurance (SDI)
  • Monthly WIP review with Regional and Corp Accounting


  • Eight to ten years of accounting experience, preferably in the construction field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Advanced degree a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge of standard accounting policies and procedures.
  • Experience in the construction industry a plus.
  • CPA certification a plus.

Necessary Attributes:

  • Candidate must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: People Above All, Courageously Driven, Find A Way and Endlessly Curious
  • Ability to interact with various management levels within the organization.
  • Must be able to manage a team in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Outstanding team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter with good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Reliance on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Dedicated and loyal to the organization and teammates.
  • Strong leadership skills and qualities.
  • Organizational skills and the need to be timely and accurate.

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

EEO Statement

Suffolk provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.  This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Suffolk will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination toward, or harassment of, applicants or employees by anyone at Suffolk, or anyone working on behalf of Suffolk


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