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  • Houston, Texas, The Project Accountant is a high visibility, integral role that coordinates activities between accounting and operations for all construction accounting matters. In this role, you will focus on financial services including job cost analysis, construction reporting, project cash flows and compliance management. Reporting to the controller, you will also work directly with key members of the leadership, accounting and operations teams on monthly deliverables and other strategic initiatives. In this role your opportunities and responsibilities include: * Developing strong relationships with the leadership, accounting and operations team * Accountability for the end-to-end construction reporting process including project bookings, changes orders, billings, collections and project close out. * Lead administrative compliance efforts including coordination of prequalification documents, bonding requirements, proper filing of lien/bond notices and completeness of contract files. * Coordinate the monthly billing and collection process * Manage and report on monthly accounting results including a review of work-in-progress reports. Assess trends and proactively communicate unusual results to the proper accounting or operations resource.  * Participate in monthly financial and operations reviews and make recommendations for necessary actions to address identified gaps or issues.  * Maintain or develop key performance indicators for construction accounting activities Prior construction industry and/or project accounting experience   Benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, 401K, life, AD&D and LTD. We also provide paid vacation, holidays and sick time. We also have an on-site gym and other amenities.
  • Portland, Oregon, Neil Kelly Company is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to join our team. The ideal candidate has impeccable attention to detail, excellent problem-solving skills, advanced communication skills and the ability to balance and prioritize tasks. In 1947, Neil B. Kelly started a remodeling company with a $100 investment and a commitment to quality, value, and client satisfaction. During the next four decades, he built it into a nationally recognized business with a reputation for award-winning design, innovative practices, outstanding craftsmanship, and community engagement. Though we’re best known for award-winning home remodels, Neil Kelly also offers a comprehensive range of services. We care about our employees, our clients, our community and our planet. We are a Certified B Corporation, and have been ranked among the 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon. What your day will look like: A typical day will include completing accounting projects, conducting analysis, reconciliations and closing tasks. You will also spend time communicating with your team, attending meetings and assisting other departments with accounting issues. Much of your work will be self-directed, but consistent communication and coordination is critical. This position can be fully in person or hybrid in-person/remote. You will need to work in the Portland office at least 2 days per week. The benefits: Health insurance that includes, Medical, Dental, Vision, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Flexible spending account 401K retirement plan Holiday, sick and vacation pay Cell phone reimbursement Optional Benefits: Short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, and Legal Shield Skills you have: Knowledge and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Post-grad Accounting Certificate required 2-5 years of experience as staff accountant, general ledger accountant, or similar High competency in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications—experience in Sage Intacct preferred Strong attention to detail and ability to solve problems Ability to balance multiple time-sensitive tasks and maintain communication on progress Ability to act ethically and with integrity at all times and maintain confidentiality Things we can teach you: Construction accounting knowledge is preferred, but we can help strengthen your skills ADP Workforce Now proficiency is preferred, but training is available for the right candidate We will train you on Neil Kelly processes and protocols As a Senior Accountant at Neil Kelly you will be: Performing regular and timely reconciliations of bank accounts and other balance sheet accounts Creating general ledger journal entries Assisting with periodic financial reporting and ad-hoc reporting as requested by upper management Tracking fixed assets and leases and related reporting Assisting with audits, reviews, and tax preparation Supporting Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Payroll Analyzing period-over-period fluctuations in accounts Assisting in internal controls analysis and suggesting improvements Other duties as assigned To learn more about Neil Kelly, please visit our website:  https://www.neilkelly.com/ To learn more about B-Corporations visit their website: https://bcorporation.net/ Neil Kelly is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. To ensure the utmost safety and security for our clients and employees, we are a drug free workplace. Final candidates will be submitted for a background, reference check, and drug screen. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
  • CHICAGO, Illinois, Tyler Lane Construction Inc., a Chicago-based $60,000,000 privately held general contractor in the commercial/public sector, is seeking a hands-on CFO / Controller to work in our corporate offices located in the O’Hare area.  This is an ON-SITE position.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Accounting Human Resources IT Financial Statements Audit Oversight (CPA, Union, Insurance) Construction Job Profit Analysis Treasury Cash Management Tax Compliance Daily decision making on project cost exposure, effects on cash flow, legal exposure   As a key member of the executive team, the CFO / Controller reports directly to the President and manages a small accounting staff.  The company includes other entities that conduct business amongst each other.  Experience in preparing combined statements is essential. Minimum 10 years experience in the construction industry as a CFO, Controller or Assistant Controller Ability to manage staff BA or BS in Finance or Accounting CPA or CCIFP is preferred Knowledge of Sage 300 C&RE (Timberline) a major advantage Benefits Include: •401(k) / Profit Sharing •100% Company Paid Medical Insurance (for employee and dependents) •Liberal PTO Allotment •Free Health Club Membership on site
  • Kansas City, Kansas, Our client, Repairs Unlimited, Inc. (RUI) was founded in 1986 and provides fire and water restoration and reconstruction services for residential and commercial properties through  insurance adjusters or directly with home owners, and government and commercial customers. RUI's unique approach, in which account representatives oversee every project from estimation to completion, provides unparalleled accountability and customer satisfaction. Accordingly, RUI has ranked near the top of Qualified Remodeler's annual ranking of the nation's largest firms every year since 1996.   RUI has recently partnered with Kansas City-based private equity firm Great Range Capital (GRC) and are poised for growth. With headquarters in Kansas City and branch locations in Denver and Las Vegas, the new partnership will allow RUI to focus on expansion in new and existing markets.  Read the press release HERE .    RUI is seeking to recruit an operational oriented Chief Financial Officer to be a strategic parter to the CEO by providing process and performance driven financial and administrative direction to the entire organization.  Must be hands on, growth oriented, able to do month end close as well as create dashboards / KPI’s, track trends, provide projections to senior management and have experience with M&A and /or start up denovo locations.  A construction backgroumnd is ideal.  KEY RESPONSIBILITES: Supervising the company’s overall financial operations, as well as: Preparing budgets, forecasts and complex financial projections Maximizing cash flow Reviewing and analyzing monthly financial statements Establishing policies and standard operating procedures (SOP’s) to ensure the integrity and accuracy of management reports Understanding how finance and business operations interrelate and harmonize the two Developing and maintaining an effective capital structure Negotiate with lenders and other funding sources, and maintain relationships with banks and sureties. Provide input on technology purchasing decisions. Performing accounting, bookkeeping and basic cash-flow tasks Preparing daily, weekly or monthly financial reports Overseeing payroll Supervising accounts receivable and payable Closing the books and preparing month-end financials Overseeing tax reporting and compliance Upholding internal controls to guard against financial misreporting and fraud, and most be the go-to expert on the companies’ accounting software.   KEY QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUCCESS: Multi-site construction accounting to include work in progress and percent completion GAAP Accounting Demonstrated strategy development experience Operations experience a plus Private equity experience a plus CPA a plus Depending upon experience
  • Charlo, New Brunswick, Canada, LCL Excavations is a municipal infrastructure contractor that services the Maritime Provinces. LCL Excavations work with land developers’ and owners, municipalities and government to deliver highly efficient municipal infrastructure projects. LCL Excavations is searching for a controller to join their head office in Charlo NB, Canada. Reporting to the General Manager, the Controller will manage and lead a team that is responsible for all accounting and finance systems and processes for the company. The successful candidate will play a role on the leadership team providing insight on all financial matters. Responsibilities Oversee the accounting team with all account payables, account receivables and payroll in determining proper coding and timeliness. Forecast cash over the following weeks and months with reasonable accuracy. Implement practical procedure changes to increase forecast accuracy. Oversee and optimize fixed asset depreciation strategy. Ensure assets cost allocations to projects and subaccounts. Maintain strategically appropriate relationships, negotiate terms, and present reports. Optimize loans & leases for cashflow. Assist and advise on investment decisions. Work along with third parties’ software suppliers to progressively eliminate any dual entries or otherwise inefficient data entry processes. Pull data from multiple sources including HubSpot CRM, Acumatica ERP and HCSS Project Management software and simplify data to a few relevant numbers Oversee multi-company accounting to ensure proper overhead allocation and tax optimization. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of accounting experience. The candidate will work with their team to provide and maintain accurate and timely financial reporting. The Controller will work closely with all business units managers in supporting the overall corporate strategy while supporting the achievement of business unit goals. The ideal candidate will be a proven leader of people, great communication skills and a self starter and must be bilingual. This is a great career opportunity with lots of opportunity to grow with the company. Job Type: Full-time Salary: Negociable Ability to commute/relocate: Charlo, NB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required) Experience: Accounting: 5 years (required) Language: English French (Functional)
  • Roseville, California, The Contract Administrator/Manager (‘CA”) is responsible for the administration of all MGE’s contracts and subcontracts, including related activities, such as requesting and maintaining MGE insurance certificates as well as subcontractor compliance items.  This position will also be responsible for filing preliminary notices on behalf of the company, preparing preliminary information to send to vendors and subcontractors, and communicating with payroll regarding certified payroll requirements.  Specific duties and responsibilities include: Owner/Revenue Contracts: Tracking and routing owner contracts to completion, ensuring all jobs have fully executed contracts prior to MGE starting work on a job, following up on outstanding contracts periodically. Requesting job-specific insurance certificates from MGE insurance broker and providing certificates to owners prior to MGE starting work on a job. Requesting necessary bonds from MGE bonding broker and maintaining copies of the bonds in the electronic job records. Compiling preliminary notice information from the MGE contract and providing it to vendors and subcontractors, as requested/needed, working closely with the procurement group to ensure prelim information is provided timely, but not too early to vendors/subs. Filing preliminary notices to owners/lenders/other related parties within required timeframe (filed no later than 20 days after the start of work, but as a best practice, prelim notices should be filed immediately upon receipt of a contract) On an annual basis, review the list of insurance certificates needed and provide a completed list to our brokers for MGE insurance certs to be received and provided to owners prior to expiration of existing insurance (10/1 is MGE’s insurance renewal date). Track OCIP insurance certificates and assist finance team in providing required information during GL insurance audit. Attend job transition meetings with Estimating/Ops/Finance team. Responsible for accurately setting up each job in the accounting software including Revenue / Schedule of Values (SOV) and Job (Phase Code) budgets. Maintain backlog report and send to executive team monthly. Subcontract Management: Prepare and Maintain Master Subcontract Agreements (MSA) with pre-selected MGE subcontractors. Coordinate with Estimating to update Master Subcontract Status report for use by MGE Operations team. Prepare and issue subcontracts or subcontractor work authorizations, managing them to completion, ensuring we have fully executed agreements prior to subcontractors starting work on an MGE job. Upon receipt of completed contract, subcontract will be entered into the accounting software timely, allowing for subcontractors to submit invoices. In the accounting software, the CA will track and upload all required subcontractor documents, such as executed agreements, preliminary notices and insurance certificates to ensure full compliance prior to making payments to subs. Other: Ensure all vendors have provided an annual insurance certificate with required limits covering all MGE operations. As this job description is a general guide to understand the CA’s general tasks, the CA may be requested to complete other job-related tasks on a case-by-case basis. Requirements: Experience reviewing technical contracts. Construction industry experience highly preferred. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, and Outlook. Must possess a high level of attention to detail and accuracy. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Not afraid to ask questions, working with others, as needed. Ability to effectively interact with multiple internal and external resources. Time-management and organization skills are a must. Ability to adhere to deadlines and properly prioritize work. Must be a motivated individual that is constantly looking for ways to be more efficient an improve current processes. Must be a self-starter and can perform tasks with little direction. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions and have excellent problem solving and analytical skills. In-office preferred, but telecommuting will be considered for the right candidate; salary is negotiable depending on experience
  • Montrose, Colorado, This position will be responsible for managing and performing the day to day accounting functions, including leading a team of two, organizing and maintaining accurate financial records, monitoring the company's profitability, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting, and making sure that the company has established and maintains an effective set of internal accounting controls, accounting principles and procedures. Responsibilities: • Oversee all finance and accounting operations and report all financials to the President and Vice President • Coach, train, and supervise 3 accounting employees and serve as backup for AP, AR, and Payroll as needed • Manage the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close process • Issue timely and accurate financial statements • Monitor and confirm financial condition by conducting GL reconciliations • Provide periodic financial flash reports for company ownership to determine overall company financial health • Research technical accounting issues for compliance • Complete account and bank reconciliations and record deposits and payments • Maintain chart of accounts and financial controls • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings • Protect operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential Requirements: • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting or Finance • CPA or CMA designation is a plus • Minimum of 5 to 10 years’ of well-rounded accounting experience • Small to mid-sized company experience preferred • Construction / General Contracting • Experience with financial reporting requirements Salary range is open, determined based on experience level.
  • Buffalo, New York, The CFO role at ARC Building Partners is an incredible opportunity for a visionary leader to work at a well regarded, financially strong company that aims to revolutionitize the construction industry. The person in this position needs to be forward-thinking and have the ability to identify new revenue streams. Reporting directly to the CEO, it is important for the person in this role to be able to help translate the vision of the CEO from an operational and financial perspective, and oversee execution across the organization. Candidates for the CFO role will need to have a strong background in finance, and some experience managing IT. The CFO position at ARC is ideal for a natural leader, strong communicator, and great relationship builder. The position calls for someone who is both a deep thinker and able to think strategically about the future, but also someone who is willing to jump in to lend a hand when needed. Primary Responsibilities Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting Oversee the production of periodic financial report including presenting monthly financial budgeting reports with monthly profit and loss, forecast vs. budget and weekly cash flow reporting. Prepare and present monthly Working in Progress (WIP) schedule. Provide recommendations for improvement. Recommend benchmarks that will be used to measure company performance. Develop and maintain monthly and annual operating budgets and forecasts; report significant budget differences to management. Provide financial analysis, with emphasis on capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations. Develop and monitor project cost charge rates for insurance costs (GL, Umbrella, CPPI, etc) and direct personnel expenses. Serve as key point of contact with the Bank and secondary point of contact with the sureties and our broker. Manage financial planning and analysis department. Supervise creation of reports, software implementation, and tools for budgeting and forecasting. Accounting, General Ledger, Administration and Operations Oversee the operations of the Accounting Department, which include accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, and budget preparation. Ensure the proper functioning of all systems, databases and financial software. Utilize data analytics, forward-looking models and activity-based analyses to provide financial insight into the organization’s plans and operating budgets. Provide regular maintenance and backup of all accounting systems and supervise financial staff. Review and implement appropriate internal control policies, compliance and financial procedures for all financial activities. Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting data. Produce labor utilizations reports weekly to monitor absorption of the shared resources on projects vs BD opportunities vs pure G&A. Oversee the preparation and communication of weekly, monthly and annual financial statements. Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all local, state and federal tax returns. Manage and oversee all month-end closing activities including general ledger accounts, balance sheet accounts and overhead cost allocation. Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems. Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage preparation and support of all external audits. Oversee cash, investments and asset management area. Monitor Aged Receivables monthly. Explore new investment opportunities and provide recommendations on potential returns and risks. Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements. Performs other related duties, as necessary or assigned. Qualifications Excellent management and supervisory skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Proficient in accounting and tax preparation software. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration required. Ten years or more of related experience required. Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation preferred. Personal & Leadership Characteristics Strategic thinker Visionary Natural leader Create a positive team culture Hire top talent and ensure they are in the right seat on the bus Coach and develop staff Use Arc’s Performance Management System and EOS to hold staff accountable and to reward and celebrate success Believe in and foster ARC’s corporate values – Humility, Excellence, Stewardship, Ingenuity, Care, Community, Reliability, Fearlessness Bonus 20-25%
  • Houston, Texas, A dynamic Industrial and Commercial General Contractor company is seeking a qualified applicant as an Accountant to work under the VP of Finance and Administration and Sr. Accountant. This is a rapid growth company with a high energy team of dedicated employees. In addition, there are several smaller companies with common ownership that either support or operate independently of the General Contracting company. The Corporate office is located in north Houston, near Beltway 8 and I-45, with basic office hours of 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. PTO, medical, dental, vision insurance and 401k benefits are available upon meeting eligibility requirements. Accountant Duties and Responsibilities: Enters and assists with full cycle accounts payable, including job costing, by following internal processes. Properly records accounts receivable and retainage receivable for all projects based on AIA pay applications. Applies payments received to accounts and retainages receivable and reconciles for accuracy. Reconciles multiple bank accounts on a monthly and interim basis. Understands and implements GAAP accounting. Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information. Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information. Prepares and submits credit applications to vendors. Enters, maintains and reconciles subcontracts in ERP system. Enters change orders in ERP system based on information provided by Operations. Accountant Job Qualifications/Skills: Accounting/Corporate Finance Reporting Skills Attention to Detail Deadline-Oriented Confidentiality Time Management Data Entry Management General Math Skills Team Player Available outside of office hours as needed, within reason Preferred Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting Knowledge of ERP system accounting Knowledge and applicable experience in Construction industry dependent on skill level
  • Boston, Massachusetts, The primary focus of this position will be on the overall financial aspects of a large divisional construction operation and include management and coordination of the month-end close, work in process preparation, financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting. The position also requires proven strategic planning and analysis skills with the ability to drive profit maximization as well as cost control and monitoring. This position presents a unique opportunity to partner with the division leaders and also has the potential for advancement into other areas of management as the company continues to grow. Management of approximately 3-5 individuals in the divisional construction and finance operations Ensure thorough monthly, quarterly and year end close of the division Oversight of the preparation of work in process reports as well as all divisional financial reports Hands-on management of the billing process, including development of controls to maximize efficiencies Coordination of contract audits by various owners In-depth participation and review of monthly estimate to complete meetings Management and ownership of the divisional budgeting, forecasting, billing and owner contract reconciliations Partner as a key financial leader with divisional executives and providing responses to various inquiries from management for financial results, special reporting requests, etc. Assist with improving various policies, procedures, and processes surrounding the month end close process, including cost to complete monitoring, billing, and collections.   4 year college degree (B.A. or B.S.) with an emphasis on Business, Accounting or Finance Experience as a Senior Finance Manager or similar type position in construction Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required (advanced Excel skills are a must), Experience in ERP Systems and Business Intelligence tools is preferred.
  • Selma, Texas, As our Division Controller, you will have overall responsibility for the effective, efficient, and ethical administration of the Division’s day-to-day business affairs, in accordance with SpawGlass policy. Every day we will rely on your oversight of all divisional accounting and financial reporting matters, along with your ability to manage and reduce the Division’s exposure to risk arising from the execution of contractual obligations. To thrive in this role, you will need to leverage your ability to quickly form new relationships within an organization for the purpose of being able to effectively work cross-functionally both within your division and across the entire company of SpawGlass.   What you'll do Lead the San Antonio division accounting team Direct and coordinate the accounting, forecasting, and other financial operations of the San Antonio Division Partner with the Corporate Controller, Chief Financial Officer, and Division President to prepare financial and business reports Work closely with the Division President, Project Managers, Superintendents, and other project team members to conduct monthly reviews of all projects in progress Assess, develop and maintain a strong focus on risk management, including interrelated areas of contract language, financing, bonding, insurance, etc. Provide practical advice to our operations teams aimed at maximizing profit of the San Antonio Division balanced with minimizing the business risk assumed in pursuit of profit What you bring to the team Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with related experience in financial and managerial reporting as well as technical knowledge; MBA and/or CPA preferred Strong understanding and thorough knowledge of general accounting principles with an emphasis on construction accounting methods, including the application of general accounting theory and GAAP Microsoft Office proficiency (emphasis on Excel), experience with various accounting systems, and a strong aptitude to learn new systems