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Controller - LaPlace, LA

LaPlace, LA, US, 70068

Barriere Construction



Job ID:  438099

Barriere Construction, a CRH Company, is the Louisiana-based infrastructure contractor of choice for our Gulf South employees and customers. For 70+ years, we have continuously created value through our Culture of Care while safely and reliably delivering quality construction projects and materials under budget and on time, every time - this is our B Guarantee. Infrastructure and heavy civil construction services include asphalt and concrete paving, site preparation, structural, mechanical, and turnkey services. Materials sales are also available for all projects including your own, from residential to industrial. We are one of the largest asphalt producers in Louisiana with the largest asphalt plant in the state along with two others. Our award-winning Construction Group is constantly expanding the scope of its capabilities. It currently specializes in transportation, petrochemical, power, commercial, residential, and ports and rail projects.



Position Overview:


The Financial Controller is a professional position that oversees and coordinates the day-to-day activities of the accounting department.  Financial Controllers are primarily responsible for providing accurate and timely company records by managing accounting functions, financial close processes, and producing statements and reports to guide decision-making.



  • Manage all finance and accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting, and Revenue Recognition.

  • Coordinating and directing the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances.

  • Provides administrative direction and leadership for the financial operations of the company.

  • Provides administrative and technical direction to project and subsidiary financial operations to ensure corporate financial data is as accurate as possible.

  • Participates as a member of the executive team.

  • Analyzes and provides financial data and analysis as required.

  • Oversees the preparation and management review of monthly financial statements, annual budgets, and re-forecasts.




  • Plans objectives, methods, and resources of short- and long-range financial operations of the company.

  • Coordinates processing and dissemination of financial data required by managers, to establish and maintain operating budgets and related controls procedures.

  • Communicates with all Project Managers, Groups Managers, and Vice-Presidents to ensure administrative requirements are met.

  • Investigates and oversees any financial/accounting-related problems and resolves them timely.

  • Assist CEO with operational processes.

  • Develop accounting policies and procedures.


  • Coordinates with internal and external auditors in annual and special audits.

  • Provides financial data to all external agencies and corporations as required to determine levels of bonding, insurance, etc.

  • Ensures compliance with all policies, procedures, and internal controls.


Business relations

  • Establish and maintain business relationships with banks and other institutions.

  • Maintain relationships with senior leaders across the organization concerning long-term and short-term business strategies.



  • 5+ years of experience as an accounting supervisor or financial controller 

  • Bachelors Degree

  • CPA 

  • Experience with SuccessFactors / Viewpoint



What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Barriere Construction, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Aug 1, 2022

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans