Accounting Manager/Assistant Controller
San Francisco Bay Area
January 5, 2022

Herrero Builders is seeking an Accounting Manager/Assistant Controller with a minimum of five years of construction accounting experience. The individual will support the Controller on operational duties and manage the Accounts Payable function.


·       Manage Accounts Payable staff

·       Training and development

·       A/P automated workflow implementation

·       Continuous process improvement and documentation of processes and procedures

·       Manage weekly check run (including vendors to pay)

·       New vendor setup

·       Monthly A/P close

·       A/P Sub ledger reconciliation to GL

·       Business Licenses renewals and set up of new accounts as needed

·       Sales and use tax filings

·       Review account reconciliations prepared by Senior Accountant and Payroll Manager to determine if adjusting journal entries are required

·       Review and sign off on monthly bank reconciliations

·       Identify“stale” checks and if they need to be reissued

·       Confirm validity of all open/uncleared items

·       Update monthly budget to actual files, identify variances, provide necessary detail, distribute to appropriate managers for explanation of variances.  

·       Organize and analyze feedback to communicate with Controller.

·       Monthly reconciliation of A/R Sub ledger to GL

·       Semi-annual analysis of Fixed Bill Rate templates by job and update

·       Prepare monthly labor recovery analysis

·       Actively contribute to all types of audits:

·       Interim and annual financial audits

·       Insurance audits

·       Vendor and Customer A/R and A/P confirmations

·       Annual preparation and submission of 571L (Business Property Tax)

·       Assist Controller and CFO with internal controls and policies by recommending accounting practices in accordance with legal guidelines and generally accepted accounting principles

·       Support/backup Controller on Job Setup, maintenance of Jobs In Progress (JIP) workbook

·       Complete other responsibilities as assigned.


·       Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance.

·       Minimum 5 years relevant experience in a similar role within the Architectural/Engineering/Construction(A/E/C) industry.

·       Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced work environment.

·       Understanding on how to track, pay, manage, and work with subcontractors

·       Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Suite Expertise (i.e., SharePoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams)

·       Knowledgeable on Construction based accounting software applications (Preferably CMiC & Viewpoint)

·       Flexible, reliable,collaborative, positive, detail-oriented, problem-solver, critical-thinker, independent,comfortable shifting priorities, responding to short term deadlines and carrying a heavy and diverse workload.

·       Works closely with Project Teams on budgets, monthly billings, change orders, contracts, lien waivers, and insurance.

·       Ability to work under high pressure deadline/deliverable driven environments.


·   Timeliness in completing assignments

·   Accurate work product

·   Adherence to Company policies and Corporate Procedures manual

·   Confidentiality and fiscal integrity

·   Positive team attitude

·   Taking initiative and ability to work independently

·   Customer/Client satisfaction

·   Ability to communicate clearly and effectively – verbal, written, & listening

·   Reliability, and availability to support both owner and project team needs


At Herrero, we are obsessed with finding great people to help us lead and transform the construction industry. We are all about LEAN and we've made it our mission to discover and deliver value better than anyone—we are in fact obsessed with it. If this excites you more than it scares you, we definitely want to hear from you. Our hiring is based first and foremost on our core values. Yes, experience matters too but not at the expense of our core values. Alignment with our culture and core values is the first step in building a success career at Herrero. Below you'll find a list of our current positions. If you don’t see a role that fits your background, we still want to hear from you! Please submit a General Application.  

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