Join the Long Electric Team

Our company has been recognized as one of the top-performing electrical contractors in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 30 years. Our success is driven largely by the loyalty of our customers.  We have been committed to developing the long-lasting relationships we share with our clients.  It is our constant drive to perform, to excel, and to serve that has led us to partner with some of the most renowned general contractors in California.

As a family-owned company, we strive to extend that sense of camaraderie to our employees through generous benefits packages, flexible work schedules, and competitive compensation. This is a fantastic opportunity for a professional who thrives in a busy workplace and is well-versed in working closely with senior management. 

We are actively hiring for the following positions:

Controller

This position, reporting to the CFO/President, is accountable for leading the Finance team in managing the financial and accounting policies, systems and processes, tax and regulatory requirements, payroll and ongoing financial modeling and annual business planning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Controller is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining sound accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.

The Controller is responsible for the definition and implementation of standard accounting methods and procedures throughout the company. This role analyzes actual costs versus contracted costs and prepares reports of variances; it also computes cost value of work in process, and complies cost data for the preparation of operating budgets.

This individual is responsible for the general ledger, job cost management, bank reconciliations, accounts payable, and account receivables. Additional responsibilities include performing monthly closings, maintenance of accounting files, and preparation/organization of various financial forms, reports, and financial analyses, and compliance. The position will help the organization achieve its strategic and financial objectives by executing on deliverables such as:

  • Monitor and accurately report Company profitability to include job profitability; unapplied contract-related costs; general and administrative expenses; and financing related expenses and investment income.
  • Liquidity analysis and management to include identifying future cash needs and planning to meet those needs, and forecasting the Company’s financial condition and financing requirements and providing periodic comparisons of such forecasts to actual conditions.
  • Maintain an adequate system of accounting records, implementing a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the Company’s reported financial results.
  • Ensure reported results comply with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and maintain the chart of accounts.
  • Match payables to job for costing determinations.
  • Review posted transactions for accuracy.
  • Review AIA billing as well as general invoicing.
  • Ensure client billing is accurate and processed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly.
  • Produce monthly percentage of completion reports for month-end close.
  • Communicate routinely with Owners and Project Managers on a variety of job-related topics including costs incurred to date, estimated costs to complete insurance, and contract agreements.
  • In collaboration with operations, develop a strong comprehensive cost accounting function team including AR/AP, Payroll, GL, and cost accounting.
  • Participate in the formation and implementation of Company financial plans.
  • Preparation of all monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
  • Manage Company and project cash flow.
  • Manage external audits including G/L liability, workers compensation, sales and use tax audits, the annual insurance renewal audit, and other on-demand external audits.
  • Support and lead internal and external reporting requirements as it related to the Board of Directors, Investors, and various federal industry required compliance.
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, financial/accounting principles, practices and standards as applied to government contracting environment
  • Develop written accounting procedures for the operations staff and work with the team to ensure proper compliance.
  • Assure the selection, appraisal, and development of accounting personnel consistent with Company values.

Outcomes

  • Increase profitability and drive operational costs down
  • Increase economies of scales and create efficiencies
  • Participate in the formation and implementation of Company financial plans.
  • Preparation of all financial reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Provide reporting and budgeting as required by Senior and upper Management.
  • Manage Company and project cash flow.
  • Furnish information and work with the Director of Operations to ensure that project managers are accountable to increase financial efficiencies and increase profit

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting plus 7 – 10+ years of accounting experience. Experience as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) supervising staff is highly desirable.
  • 7-10+ years of accounting experience, with at least 5 years of construction industry experience.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office, other Accounting Software, Crystal reports, and Databases.
  • Preferred knowledge in Spectrum Software
  • Ability to meet deadlines and remain positive under a demanding workload.
  • Ability to manage and protect confidential data, information, and strategic planning.
  • Exhibit a strong sense of urgency, initiative, and exceptional analytical skills.
  • Maintain absolute confidentiality in all business matters

Benefits Offered

  • Strong compensation package
  • Paid time off
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Retirement benefits – 401k plan

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply by sending their resume and cover letter to careers@longelectric.com.

Project Manager

Responsible for managing Long Electric projects in line with company goals, financial parameters, and within the project’s timeline and specification with the purpose of optimizing revenue growth, profitability, and customer satisfaction. This position will report to the Director of Operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties may be assigned

  • Schedule and coordinate all job activities including: subcontractors, contract labor force, documentation and tracking of labor hours, field paperwork, job site meetings with owners, architects, engineers to resolve problems and changes to the schedule.
  • Studies specifications to plan procedures for construction on basis of starting and completion times and staffing requirements for each phase of construction.
  • Assembles members of the organization (supervisory, clerical, engineering, and other workers) at the start of the project.
  • Responsible for the procurement of tools and materials to be delivered at specified times to conform to work schedules.
  • Confers with and directs supervisory personnel and subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work procedures, interpreting specifications, and coordinating various phases of construction to prevent delays.
  • Confers with supervisory and engineering personnel and inspectors and suppliers of tools and materials to resolve construction problems and improve construction methods.
  • Inspects work in progress to ensure that workmanship conforms to specifications and the adherence to construction schedules.
  • Prepares or reviews reports on progress, materials used and costs, and adjusts work schedules as indicated by reports.
  • Ensure quality of work upholds company standards.
  • Serve as representative of Long Electric Company with clients, subcontractors, and suppliers to develop positive, long- term relationships.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of contract and perform all work within contractual agreements.
  • Strictly enforce company safety.
  • Work as a team with Foremen to ensure maximum profitability and success of each project.
  • Reviews data to determine material and labor requirements and prepares itemized lists.
  • Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work, preparing bids, selecting vendors or subcontractors, and determining cost-effectiveness.

Requirements

  • Construction Management B.S. Degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of Electrical project management experience
  • Field experience as a Journeyman and/or Foreman is a plus
  • Professional written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office and Project, Bluebeam, Procore and Accubid Change Order
  • Proficiency using Spectrum Job Cost and Accounting Software a plus

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following key qualities:

  • Sound Judgement
  • Ability to Communicate Ideas
  • Self Discipline
  • Leadership
  • Foresight
  • Ability to Handle Several Tasks Simultaneously
  • Business Sense
  • Attention to Detail
  • Diplomacy
  • Basic Math
  • Good Reading and Writing

Benefits Offered

  • Strong compensation package
  • Paid time off
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Retirement benefits – 401k plan
  • Incentive programs
  • Company vehicle

How to Apply

We provide strong admin and company support as well as an exciting and challenging work environment. This is an amazing opportunity for a qualified candidate.

Interested candidates should apply by sending their resume and cover letter to careers@longelectric.com.


Interested in joining our team but don’t see a position that fits your set of skills? Email us: careers@longelectric.com. We always like to hear from smart, motivated people.

Long Electric provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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