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Construction Staff Accountant (Req #: 1213)

Company: O'Brien & Company
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Position Titlte: Construction Staff Accountant (Req #: 1213) Location: Portland, OR Application Instructions: At O'Brien, we are dedicated to redefining the way we build. Be part of a team merging ideas, technologies, and actions to help some of the best places in the Pacific Northwest move forward. We are a diverse group of craftspeople, makers, graphic artists, architects, accountants, business developers and marketers who thrive on collaboration. Our team is intentionally diverse and integrated. Our culture isenergetic, innovative, and inclusive - you can comfortably bring your whole self to work with people you trust. Our communities deserve higher performing buildings. And we have created a company around rethinking what we design and how we build it. So, we dive deep to understand each community's specific challenges and to help to shape its opportunities in a rapidly changing world. This unconventional approach is helping our clients and their communities become more resilient and optimistic as our projects come to life. Please click Apply to start entering in your information and begin your application process with O'Brien. We request that all applicants attach an updated resume.

Position Description: We promote a safe, open learning environment, and the Construction Staff Accountant will play a crucial role in our accounting department, overseeing Accounts Receivable, Job Cost and Reconciliations. In addition to main responsibilities, this individual will manage Construction and Architecture job cost related tasks while also working on processimprovement projects as available. Main Role & Responsibilities:
  • Work as a conduit between our accounting and project teams to review and process all progress and T&M billings.
  • Run monthly cost and revenue reports for review with project teams as they relate to project billing.
  • Prepare and present information gathered on company billings, costs, accounts receivable in monthly meetings with all divisions.
  • Work with Project Managers and Project Engineers from all divisions on billing, budgeting, job set-up, cost-related reviews, and reporting questions and issues.
  • Responsible for budget import and set-ups in Viewpoint software.
  • Assist CFO in reviewing WIP reports monthly with each division manager.
  • Process and review accounts receivable reports with each division and oversee client communications.
  • Manage cost adjustments.
  • Assist with month-end reconciliations for specific accounts.
  • Assist with implementing new processes and company-wide improvements related to accounting procedure. Success in this Role:
    • Ideal candidates will have an accounting degree/strong accounting background.
    • Experience working in Viewpoint Construction Software preferred.
    • Must possess a professional demeanor and a desire to learn as a team player.
    • Strong leadership qualities, self-motivated and a positive team player.
    • Strong problem-solving skills; Deadline and detail-oriented.
    • Possess an eagerness to make improvements and dive into the capabilities of the accounting software.
    • Must be comfortable being reactionary and be flexible jumping from various tasks on an as-needed basis.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills, ability to take initiative, be flexible, use good judgement, demonstrate a strong sense of urgency and follow up and carry multiple projects through completion.
    • Ability to master project-specific software systems including but not limited to: Microsoft Office 365 suite, Viewpoint, Keystyle, and Adobe. Job Category: Administrative Position Requirements:
      • Bachelor degree in Accounting (or similar)
      • A minimum of 2-4 years Accounting experience
      • Advanced experience in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe and Accounting Management Systems.
      • Train and become experienced in Vista/Trimble Project Management and Accounting programs
      • This position is eligible for a hybrid workplace schedule, with a 2 day in office requirement. EOE: O'Brien provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Inquiries will be handled confidentially.PERKS!
        • 401(k) with company match
        • Company Paid Health, Dental & Vision insurance
        • Company Paid Life insurance
        • Company Paid Long Term Disability
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Company Paid Holidays
        • Paid time off
        • Professional development assistance
        • Profit Sharing
        • Family building benefits
        • Paid Tool Allowance
        • Employee discounts
        • Fun events

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Keywords: O'Brien & Company, Portland , Construction Staff Accountant (Req #: 1213), Accounting, Auditing , Portland, Oregon

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