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Finance Manager

Posted on May 3, 2024

Finance Manager


Join Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. a leader in the construction industry with over a century of service supporting America’s most important infrastructure projects in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.  Riggs Distler has a reputation as an employer of choice in the industry and promotes a safe, exciting, and team-oriented work environment, empowering people to grow and evolve with our business.

As the Finance Manager, you will lead and manage the Finance & Accounting functions to ensure that all financial reporting and analyses is generated for management and operations in a timely and accurate manner so they can effectively and successfully manage the business.


  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company sponsored Healthcare Plan including Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage
  • HSA Account with Company Contribution
  • 401k Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Student Loan Payment & 529 College Saving Program
  • Company Paid:
    • Life & AD&D Insurance
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Identity Theft Protection
    • Employee Assistance Program


  • Manages the Accounting processes, as it relates to general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial reporting and other tasks, ensuring accurate and on-time processing and results
  • Manages the payroll function and related tax reporting, ensuring accuracy in processing, reporting and compliance with multi-state regulations
  • Oversees and prepares all month-end processes, to include all business unit WIPs, journal entries, accruals, depreciation, and prepaids, ensuring accuracy and timeliness
  • Manages the monthly closing and financial reporting, ensuring accuracy of data and alignment to the financial reporting schedule
  • Records and reconciles all financial transactions on a monthly basis to ensure revenue is recognized properly, and all transactions are properly and timely recorded.
  • Manages the financial analysis of the business; reports on budget variances, provides variance analysis and suggestions to the management team to ensure budgetary goals are achieved
  • Provides leadership and mentoring to the team to continually enhance the competency of the department
  • Manages the treasury function of the business, along with all related lender reporting and covenant compliance, to ensure the business is maintaining sufficient liquidity to effectively operate
  • Manages the annual financial audit process to ensure U.S. GAAP reporting compliance, along with implementing corrective actions to eliminate or improve areas of weakness
  • Stays up to date on all compliance matters and U.S. GAAP standards to ensure best practice & compliance with procedures and internal controls within the department

Education, Skills, Experience Needed:

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting required
  • 7+ years of progressive experience in Financial and Accounting management and leadership, within a construction, engineering, or related industry
  • CPA Preferred
  • Excellent math and technical accounting skills required; excellent planning, prioritization, organization, and execution skills; high attention to details and ability to analyze large amounts of data; analytical and logical thinker who can problem-solve and implement solutions; excellent with time management
  • Advanced ERP system, processes, and validation skills required; experience with JD Edwards is required; Expert in Excel, with advanced knowledge in the other Microsoft Office products. Willingness to learn and utilize other software systems in this role
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills; able to present to groups and educate/train others
  • Strong customer (internal and external) focus, excellent leadership and change-management skills, with the ability to listen, motivate, and influence others to action; high integrity and compliance mindset, with the ability to handle confidential matters with discretion; flexible and adaptable to change

Work Environment & Travel

  • This position is primarily exposed to a normal office environment with moderate noise
  • Must be able to read documents, use a computer, communicate verbally and in writing
  • Limited travel may be required
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 15 pounds

This job description is subject to change at any time.  It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested

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