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Now Recruiting Controller Harrisburg PA

Now Recruiting: Controller Harrisburg PA

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Hershocks Inc. is committed to understanding, meeting and exceeding their customer’s expectations. As one of the largest glazing subcontractors in Central Pennsylvania, providing a comprehensive and technically expert range of services related to the design, installation, and service of windows, glass, architectural panels, and more. Hershocks has been a market leader committed to safety, quality, integrity, family, and community since 1935.

Still family-owned and operated, Hershocks is a winner in the small company category for “Best Places to Work in PA 2023” Come join them as they approach their 90 year milestone!

The Position

We have been retained to seek a controller to oversee all the accounting functions, accounting staff and provide financial reporting to the Hershocks Management Team. As a management team member, this position reports to the President. The ideal candidate will have experience as an accountant, controller or financial manager in the construction industry, preferably in a senior role. They will also provide financial direction and support to operational divisions to aid in their continued growth. 

The controller will lead in alignment with Hershocks’ Mission-Vision-Values statements and facilitate an atmosphere where the talents and abilities of the employees are put to the best use and support the industry-leading service Hershocks is known for.

Essential Duties

  • Lead the accounting staff to ensure adherence to GAAP, strong internal controls, and adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Direct the accounting team with leadership that creates an environment of trust and productivity. Provide continuous coaching with regard to functional and leadership standards (technical skills and behaviors).
  • Create and maintain the annual company-wide budget.
  • Deliver weekly Work-In-Progress (WIP) analysis and report; review cash flow and cash position reports as provided by accounting staff.
  • Provide financial direction and support at weekly Hershocks Management Team meetings, Large Contract Division meeting and Service Division meeting. Initiate and execute all month-end processes, reconciliation and updates.
  • Record all monthly Work-In-Progress entries. Deliver monthly balance sheet and income statement. Responsible for the monthly update to the Management Team and Owners on the budget, backlog analysis, key financial indicators and ratios.
  • Build and maintain a relationship with their CPA firm throughout the year to prepare for the year-end audit and taxes.
  • Procure all financing and maintain banking and insurance relationships.
    Oversee the pension plan and maintain relationships with plan providers.
  • Work with legal partners to manage legal risks.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting (or equivalent in related field).
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in public and/or corporate accounting as a senior-level accounting or finance manager.
  • Complete support of and willing adherence to Hershocks’ mission, vision and core values; applicants must hold these standards as his/her own.
  • Exemplary history of financial project management
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Accounting experience at a construction company or experience serving construction clients is highly preferred.
  • Professional certification, such as CPA (certified public accountant) or CA (chartered accountant) is nice to have.


  • Health Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Paid Vacation / Holidays

This Is Not A Remote Position 

Office Location:

Hershocks Commercial Glass and Glazing
3501 N. 6th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17011

Hershocks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer

All qualified individuals may submit a resume and letter of interest to:

Email HR Team

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