Assistant Controller
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Assistant Controller
Location US-NY-Albany | US-IN-Indianapolis | US-GA-Atlanta | US-FL-Doral | US-MA-Boston | US-NY-Brooklyn | US-orlando | US-FL-Melbourne
Job ID 5859 # Positions 1 Category Administrative

Responsibility connects us, empowers us, binds us to our community, and challenges us to do what is right. Clean water, safe roads, efficient energy, resilient power sources, and buildings that enhance their surroundings - these are significant responsibilities we take to heart.

At CHA, we believe in responsibly improving the world we live in, and we ask our team to aspire to that ideal every day. At the foundation of our responsibility is our commitment to inclusion and diversity and choosing to treat everyone with dignity and equality. We also take accountability for making decisions that promote sustainability in our business and our designs. We are on a mission to reduce our environmental footprint and bring greener solutions to our clients. We believe it is our responsibility and work to do that each day.

CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking an Assistant Controller to join our Finance Team from either Boston, MA; Albany, NY; Brooklyn, NY; Indianapolis, IN; Atlanta, GA; Orlando, FL; Miami, FL; or Melbourne, FL.

CHA believes our employees should have the time and flexibility to balance work and personal commitments. We offer most employees the option of a hybrid schedule with a work week that includes both office and work from home days.


CHA's corporate groups support our technical sectors and market teams with financial, legal, business development and marketing, human resources, information technology and operational services to meet our clients' evolving needs.

The Assistant Controller has primary responsibility to build strong cross functional business partnerships with senior leaders in their sector through the development and implementation of financial modeling concepts or techniques and the interpretation of results related to planning, budgeting, and forecasting, to drive positive business results.

Together with Business Line leadership teams, the Assistant Controller develops the controls and processes essential to ensuring profitability projections are regularly met. This key role is also responsible for serving as a liaison with the Finance team and leading the financial budget process for their Business Lines to include important information such as revenue and gross margin budget overhead expense budget, etc. The Assistant Controller is also expected to serve as a liaison between the Project Accounting team to ensure projects are set up in a manner that properly reflects the contractual requirements.

Additionally, this individual is expected to maintain a comprehensive understanding of the different allocations impacting Business Line performance. The Assistant Controller maintains, develops, and implements processes that enhance cash management and expense management.

At CHA, you can build a career and find your passion across our diverse business lines and project teams. Being part of CHA means being part of a team of talented professionals, where you'll find support for your career growth and the opportunity to impact our industry and our communities. Find your "why" at CHA!

    Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or related field required; MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in progressive finance leadership roles
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing processes that support financial performance and predictability
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience required
  • Experience working in a project accounting environment required
  • Progressive responsibility in finance roles required
  • Ability to coach individuals with little financial background
  • Team player and ability to lead change in a positive manner
  • Strategic thinker capable of discerning how tactical moves will impact the organization's long-term sustainability and growth
  • Highly driven with the ability to provide solid judgement and analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to present complex issues in a simple, logical, and succinct manner
  • Experience with corporate budgeting/accounting systems
  • Deltek, Power BI, SharePoint experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written presentation skills including ability to communicate analyses and recommendations to senior management
  • Ability to travel (less than 5% of the time)

At CHA, we are helping to build a world where thought leadership, social responsibility, and diversity thrive, and we are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining a highly talented and diverse team of individuals to help us do it. Our aspiration to responsibly improve the world we live in - combined with hiring practices, training opportunities, and engagement with our communities - reflect a company culture that is progressive and forward leaning.

We as an organization celebrate the values of inclusion and equality, and advocate for the full participation of all people in an environment free of discrimination. To support these values, we invite all qualified applicants to be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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