Financial Controller

Hargreaves Jones Landscape Architecture, an award-winning landscape architectural design firm, seeks a full-time, motivated Controller to play a crucial role in our company. This position will work with the CEO, Principals, Project Managers and Staff in our open studio, in a casual but highly energetic and productive setting.

This position reports directly to the CEO, with both supervisory and functional responsibilities the Professional Corporation. The firm has 25 employees and offices in three states (New York, California, and Massachusetts) with remote staff in other locations.

Please apply if you would like to work in our creative atmosphere, and have the opportunity to help a highly awarded, internationally known design firm continue to grow and prosper.

Responsibilities include:

Financial Reporting and maintenance of all financial records and related recordkeeping systems-Including Profit & Loss Statements, Balance Sheets, Quarterly Financial Reports, and other periodic reporting needs as may be required

Assure compliance with Federal, State, and Local Reporting Requirements

Knowledge of FAR Reporting Requirement

Manage and provide Support for Outside Tax Accountants

Coordinate Financial Audits with Outside CPA Accountants

Manage Banking, LOC and related cash flow needs

Manage Office and Equipment Financial Agreements

Oversee Professional Liability, General Commercial Liability and other Insurances

Oversee Professional Services Project Accounts and Invoicing, including Systems

Manage Payroll, HR and Health Benefits Program: FLEX, and HSA

Manage 401(k) Benefits Programs and coordinate with service providers for related tax and other reporting requirements


Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Accounting or Business

Minimum 5 years of experience, 2 years in a Managerial Capacity

Professional Services experience required, Architectural/Engineering Consultant experience preferred

Tax, Analysis and Compliance experience required

Experience with Deltek Vision and Microsoft Office products

Exceptional analytical, organizational and communication skills

Self-starter, problem solver, someone not afraid to tackle varying tasks

Please send your resume and cover letter to pr (at) hargreaves (dot) com detailing your qualifications and why you think you are a good fit to join our firm.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Physical Setting:

  • Office


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
COVID precautions in place include vaccination required for all staff.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • New York, NY 10004: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Deltek: 2 years (Preferred)
  • managerial: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Professional Service, preferably A/E: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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