This position is fully responsible for the project billing process, weekly payroll processing, processing accounts payable, month end closing and reporting, union reporting, preparing certified payroll reports; in accordance with the established accounting standards, contract provisions, and company policies.
§ Effectively communicate with Project Managers and other project accountants, regarding contract documents, change orders, approvals, and any additional services-related to billing, payroll, and accounts payable.
§ Prepare monthly invoices for all billable projects, including all applicable backup.
§ Maintain the billing folders for all projects, with all the monthly invoices and appropriate supporting documentation.
§ Enter and record vendor and subcontractor invoices into the Sage accounts payable module.
§ Administer cash disbursement and cash receipt processes.
§ Generate and distribute bi-monthly receivables reports and monthly financial statement reports.
§ Prepare weekly payroll using Sage accounting software
§ Prepare and submit various payroll tax filings and deposits.
§ Prepare monthly trade union reports
§ Work with project managers to identify monthend accruals and record accruals in SAGE accounting software
§ Perform month end closing and prepare various financial reports for company management
§ Provide support for year end audits.
§ Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business preferred or 10 years experience.
§ Intermediate to advanced computer literacy, including experience in word processing, spreadsheets and SAGE or Timberline accounting software.
§ Experience in accounting and payroll duties associated with the construction industry.
§ Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities.
§ Good written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.
§ Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.
§ Employ problem-solving skills and analysis, and report problems to the company management, as necessary.