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Full-Time Controller

Reports to:        President

Department:     Accounting

Classification:    Full-Time/Regular (Exempt)

Date:    2023

Compensation: Commensurate with experience



Clearwater Landscaping is a leading provider of landscaping services to high-end residential customers in Sun Valley, Idaho.  Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Bellevue, ID, Clearwater provides comprehensive landscaping services, including maintenance, enhancement, landscaping projects, and snow removal. The company is experiencing rapid growth and looking to expand its team to help lead it through this next phase of expansion.


Job Summary:

The Controller will be responsible for:

  • Oversight of accounting, reporting, forecasting, bank relationships, and risk management functions for the company
  • Compilation of the monthly board reporting package in tandem with the CEO
  • Analytics to drive business performance
  • Strategic system implementation over the coming months

This is an exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated, detail-oriented accounting professional who is looking to take their career to the next level. The controller will report directly to the Clearwater CEO and will interact with the company’s Board of Directors and shareholders.



  • Oversee accounting operations of the company
  • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, polices, and procedures
  • Work diligently to mentor, train and develop subordinates
  • Prepare and review month-end account reconciliations
  • Ensure timely and accurate month-end financial reporting
  • Manage business license renewals, state registrations, and tax returns for property, sales, other taxes
  • Assist with extracting, analyzing, interpreting and reporting financial data for financial and operational performances, including performance against budgets and key performance indicators
  • Prepare and update budgets/projections and forecasts
  • Oversee group insurance coverage and prepare insurance renewals
  • Prepare and complete ad hoc projects for the Executive Team as needed
  • Interact and lead the company relationships with bank lender



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Highly motivated and results-oriented
  • 7+ years’ experience in corporate accounting; 3+ years in a management capacity with supervisory responsibilities required
  • Landscaping industry experience (preferred)
  • CPA designation (preferred)
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel computer skills
  • Must possess a proficient understanding of US GAAP
  • Ability to multi-task and communicate effectively and professionally
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