Construction Project Management Services, Inc.


Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - General Construction - Detroit MI

Employer: Construction Project Management Services, Inc.

Detroit , MI


We are seeking a Chief Financial Officer to oversee our Midwestern operations who will be based in Detroit, Michigan. Although we prefer a current CFO we are willing to consider a Controller who is ready to take his or her career to the next level. Candidates must have at least 5 years of construction finance or account experience. We are willing to relocate from anywhere.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a key member of the Executive Management Team and the strategic planning process. The CFO is a role model for high performance, and an outspoken advocate for vision, and our strategy to achieve that vision. The CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing, and controlling financial-related activities of the company. This includes actively playing a role in the growth of company revenue and profitability, which will deliver incentive compensation to employees, executives, and shareholders. The CFO is responsible for leading, developing, and mentoring Accounting Department team members to ensure the accuracy and efficiency of the team’s work.


Participate in developing, administering, and achieving Strategic Plan, organizational goals, and company policies.
Coordinate functions and operations across departments to ensure activities align with strategic goals and meet internal and external customers’ expectations.
Steward of financial strength and profitability by directing and overseeing company’s accounting and finance functions.
Proactively monitor and provide timely and accurate reports to company Principals on current financial status and financial trends and forecasts of Company and its divisions.
Provide advice and recommendations on the financial implication of business activities.
Develop and implement goals, policies, priorities, and procedures relating to financial management, budget, accounting, and payroll.
Assist Operations and Estimating in developing fees and/or profit margins on the various projects the company is pursuing. Then, if awarded a contract, continue to monitor our results versus the original expectations.
Oversee the implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of a comprehensive job cost system.
Monitor, report on, and make recommendations based on employee overhead and utilization projections.
Direct internal audits, reviewing accounting, and administrative controls.
Coordinate preparation of external audit materials and external financial reporting.
Analyze employee benefit program and make recommendations based on cost and added value to employees.
Conduct wage surveys to determine competitive compensation.
Train and ensure assigned employees are aware of and comply with company policies and procedures.
Assist Human Resources with staffing and hiring by monitoring workload and manpower needs and participating in interview process, making hiring recommendations.
Effectively manage subordinate team members’ activities, providing regular feedback, developing their skills, and encouraging growth.