Job Description

CornerStone’s Professional Placement seeks a hands-on CPA Controller with Government or Municipality experience for a direct hire opportunity with a valued client. Ideal CPA Controller will be hands-on, be a collaborator, have a calm demeanor, be supportive, and provide clear guidance to a staff of twelve which includes two direct reports. Financial responsibilities include managing more than 2 billion in assets, 175+ million in expenses, and liabilities of 1.5 billion. Come to work for a company that offers exceptional benefits including a retirement plan heavily funded by the employer and is passionate about work/life balance to prove that, this company starts you out with 24 days of PTO.


Title: CPA Controller

City: Arlington

State: Texas

Zip: 76018



* Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field

* CPA required

* Five or more years of progressive responsibilities in accouting within a government or municipality setting

* Hands-on experience in quarterly financial reporting and rate calculations

* Deep understanding of local, state, and federal government reporting requirements, especially those of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)

* Extensive experience in management and production of annual budget

* Strong Excel and Accounting Software skills, Lawson a plus!


Desired Skills:

* Construction in Progress

* Capital Assets

* Bond money tracking and completion



* Manage the preparation of quarterly financial statements

* Funds Accounting

* General Ledger

* Manage long-term debt

* Compute statistical financial data

* Manage bond fund accounting and reconciliations

* Manage calculation of contract revenue requirements

* Provide financial analyses as needed for operations and rate calculations

* Oversee External Audits

* Create and manage annual budget


Compensation: 115k-165k DOE

Employment Type: Direct Hire with full-benefits

Schedule: Flexible work schedule

Benefits: Retirement Plan with 12% contribution from employer, , Retirement Health Benefits, 24 PTO days to start, 11 Paid Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Term Life, AD&D, Tuition Reimbursement, Wellness Incentives, Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development Programs, and much more.

Application Instructions

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