Resilient Infrastructure Group invests in the development, construction, and management of water and wastewater infrastructure assets, across North America. Resilient is a portfolio company of Partners Group, a leading global private markets firm with over $145 billion invested across private equity, private real estate, private debt and private infrastructure on behalf of its clients globally.
Resilient is growing and we are strengthening our internal accounting team with a Controller that will have significant upward mobility opportunities and that is based in our headquarters in Portland, Oregon.
The Controller will report to the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). The Controller will be responsible for all aspects of accounting management, including accounts payable and accounts receivable, month-end and year-end close processes, technical guidance, key vendor management, and annual audits. The position will be supported by a fully staffed outsourced accounting team so that the Controller is able to manage the accounting in a strategic manner while planning for the long-term development of internal staff over time.
She/he will oversee the monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting including the consolidation of multiple affiliated entities completed by accounting staff. The position will be directly responsible for annual budgeting, planning, forecasting, and cash management.
The position will also be responsible for all vendor management including outsourced accounting, bookkeeping, tax, and audit resources to meet the Company’s goals and timelines in an efficient manner.
Working closely with the CFO, the Controller will provide input to the valuation of assets and preparation for any acquisitions or dispositions. This position will support the development of all reporting requirements for management, the board, and our investors, as well as supporting the debt management and servicing working with the CFO.
She/he will be expected to adhere to the Company’s accounting and financial management policies as well as to recommend improvements and setup new accounting practices working closely with external and internal accounting staff.
Additionally, the Controller will constantly be working to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.
The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 10 years of experience in project accounting, construction accounting, or the infrastructure industry with an emphasis on utilities such as water, wastewater, natural gas, or electricity.
She/he will have the opportunity to setup the systems, procedures, and internal controls for a new company backed by a strong financial sponsor. The position has important upward mobility opportunities to assume more responsibilities and to take on a leadership role over time that may incorporate other operational duties and responsibilities.
Ideal candidates will be comfortable working in a new company environment and in a hands-on manner with all accounting processes and systems.
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Work Environment & Compensation
This is a full-time, salaried position with competitive salary, bonus, and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision and a 401K program. Resilient is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a diverse workforce.
Due to the current global Covid-19 pandemic and restrictions, we expect that initial work may be performed remotely and in the office while following the guidance of the local health authorities.