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New Job Opening in Accounting

9.17.21

Project Cost Accountant I-III

 

Location

Centennial, CO

 

WORK FOR THE BEST – BE TREATED THE BEST!

Successful electricians at Weifield can become foremen, supervisors, estimators, project managers — or move into upper management positions; your drive and abilities determine how far you go!

Weifield is a national leader in cutting-edge construction — more than 70% of the General Contractors in CO & WY rely on our expertise to provide quality electrical projects. And we’re seeking the best talent to build an unstoppable team! We have 400+ employees & offer industry-leading training programs that enhance safety and innovation — and we foster a positive company culture through fun events and parties throughout the year for our employees and their families. We also have a strong community focus – partnering with numerous non-profit organizations to give back to the communities in which we live and work. As evidenced by our Denver Post ‘Top Workplaces’ recognition for 9 years running, we offer a fantastic, family-oriented work culture!

We also offer our employees unparalleled benefits:

Numerous opportunities to be recognized for individual achievements

Competitive compensation

Opportunities for career advancement

Utilization of the best technology and tools the industry has to offer to make your life easy

WEIFIELD: THE RIGHT PLACE

Our team members go above and beyond at Weifield, every day – and we show our appreciation by offering much more than just a competitive salary. People are Weifield’s #1 valuable asset and we ensure our team feels valued, appreciated, and included at our company – not just occasionally, but always. With that in mind, we’ve designed the common elements of our benefits package to extend well beyond the paycheck and incorporate the following priorities of our team members:

Enjoy My Work—An engaging and rewarding company culture that allows our team to thrive

Learn, Grow, Innovate—Ongoing paid training and development to spark career growth

Time to Recharge—Paid time off and paid holidays for quality time with friends & family

Be Rewarded—Bonus opportunities and monthly/yearly employee cash awards to reward quality work

Be Heard—An open-door policy by Weifield management to listen to our team’s ideas and opinions, 24/7/365

Stay Well—A suite of healthcare benefits to maintain the wellness of our teammates/ their families

Have Fun—Continual fun company events so our team can get out with family & friends

Chart My Course—No limits to the performance-based career growth and advancement opportunities for our team, at Weifield

Be Supported—A full-service Employee Assistance Program to help with the business of life (health, finances, resources, & more — for team members and their families)

 

At the end of the day, our goal is simple: to continually improve our employees’ work experience to help them be happy, healthy, and well…every day!

Weifield Group Contracting is a national leader in cutting edge electrical construction and is currently seeking a Project Accountant, Project Cost Accountant.  We combine the professional expertise of our employees with the most cutting edge technology to make some of the world’s most energy efficient buildings.  We are proven leaders in our field, since 2002, with our awarding winning installations.

 

General Job Description

The Project Accountant/Project Cost Accountant is responsible for accounts payable entry, sales/use tax entry, research of PO/Subcontract invoice issues, vendor communication, reconciliation, and statement review for all Weifield companies while implementing measures to increase the company’s effectiveness and efficiency.

Level 1 – Basic AP entry, ability to quickly grasp sales/use tax entry, basic project reporting (ie. Pulling GMP invoices)

Level 2 – Add subcontract AP entry and research, intermediate project reporting (GMP monthly reporting), vendor/subcontractor lien waiver processing,

Level 3 – Training peers, assist AP Supervisor with higher level needs, advanced project reporting (go to resource for questions).

 

General Responsibilities

Business Process Analysis and Documentation: Research, analyze, and document the finance process at Weifield, finding ways to be more efficient and profitable.

Identify Solutions for Improvement in the Organization: Through process analysis, this individual shall determine areas of improvement in terms of efficiency and company effectiveness, developing appropriate solutions.

Information Dissemination: Develop and facilitate high-quality and high-frequency communications throughout the company.  Investigate and implement tools to achieve these goals.

Company “Handyman”: Act as an internal consultant to help multiple persons and departments within the organization develop finance programs and solutions to enhance efficient and/or effectiveness.

Training/Mentoring: Promote the professional growth of the team. Continually pursue opportunities for personal career/training development.

 

Job Specific Responsibilities

FINANCIAL

Level 1:

Enter vendor invoices

Cross review/audit peer AP batches before posting

Research and process vendor (non-subcontract) claims for invoice payments, disputes, and statements. Research PO documents.

Compile, sort and organize documents

Assist in maintaining organized finance files in archive room

Compliance with use tax rules established by Accounting Supervisor and assisting with audits

Compile basic project reporting, typically, pulling invoices for a GMP project.

Backup for Accounting Assistant role

Ad hoc reporting as required.

Work with confidential data, which if disclosed, may have significant consequences.

Various accounting projects as assigned based on business needs

Level 2:

Includes Level 1 responsibilities

Process lien releases: vendor, subcontractor and customer

Verify paperwork is submitted for subcontractor progress payments

Research and process subcontractor claims for invoice payments and disputes, research subcontract documents.

Compile intermediate project reporting, typically, creating backup billing reports for GMP.

Level 3:

Includes Level 1 and 2 responsibilities

Compile advanced project reporting, typically, interpretation of report requests from others and a resource “go to” for internal/external contacts.

 

Qualifications/Skills Required

Role-specific required qualifications:

Experience in AP preferred.

Have basic understanding of accounting, GL and Job Costing

Accepts assistance and ideas from others for understanding and growth within company

Ability to learn and comprehend sales/use tax requirements.

Level 2 –

AIA subcontract management

In addition, all accounting individuals basic required qualifications:

Must be dependable

Ability to work autonomously as appropriate within role

Effective time management

Critical thinking and ability to troubleshoot/problem solve

Honesty and transparency

Organized management of email.

Cooperates and collaborates with other staff.

Proactive, able to set priorities, good with meeting deadlines.

Organized, detailed-oriented and professional.

Capable of accurate data entry.

Willing to be “hands on” with all aspects of accounting and finance.

Timeliness, and excellence in written and oral communication.

Motivated, detail oriented and will not accept second best.

Possess strong interpersonal skills in order to work in a diverse, dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Self-motivated and flexible to accommodate changes in Weifield Group’s business strategies.

Accountable for personal actions as well as department decisions and actions.

Proficient in MS Office products and ability to learn Microsoft Dynamics SL and affiliated software.

Efficient typing skills, WPM and 10-key.

Able to use office equipment such as computer terminal, calculator, copier and fax machine.

 

Job Specific Accountabilities

All levels:

P.A.C.T.

AP Entry

Vendor Reconciliation

Project specific reporting and compliance

Tax verification (Project Compliance)

Level 2:

Subcontracts

Intermediate project reporting

Level 3:

Peer training

Advanced project reporting and AP “go to”

 

Reporting

The Project Accountant, Project Cost Accountant reports to the AP Supervisor.

 

Measurements

The Project Accountant, Project Cost Accountant’s success is measured by the following criteria:

Quantity and Quality of AP entry

Timely entry of AP entry to meet payment requirements and capitalize on discounts.

Ability to meet month end deadlines to allow for successful financial reporting.

Timely resolution of problem invoices.

Avoidance of vendor accounts from being placed on hold by successful management of statement reviews.

In addition, all accounting individual’s success is measured by the following criteria:

Ability to start and manage projects without guidance

Development of processes and tools that streamline operations and control costs

Able to bring answers to the table and implement solutions quickly

Quarterly conversation meetings

Yearly evaluation

 

Physical Demands

Stand, walk and sit; use hands to finger, handle, and maneuver or feel objects, tools, or controls.

Reach with hands and arms; be able to talk and to hear.

See well, either naturally or with correction.

Hear well either naturally or with correction.

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Working Conditions

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as in a typical office setting.

Ability to work flexible hours; may be required for audits or to meet a deadline

Weifield Group Contracting LLC is a drug free working environment.

 

 

Compensation Package

 

Start Date TBD
Status Full-time
Pay Rate Varies by tier; tier DOE:

Tier I-II Non Exempt Status; Pay Range $22-28 per hour

Tier III Exempt Status; Pay Range $50,000 – 62,500

Employee Health Insurance Healthcare 100% of the employee medical “Base Plan” by WGC 1st of the month following date of hire.
Voluntary Dental/Vision Insurance Paid by employee based on coverage selection 1st of the month following date of hire.
Disability & Accident Insurance Paid by employee based on coverage selection 1st of the month following date of hire.
Life Insurance 50K Life and ADD policy for employee only, paid by employer 1st of the month following date of hire.
HSA Plan Employee can set aside $3600 pre-tax dollars /$7200 for Family 1st of the month following the date of hire.
HSA Company Contribution Up to a max of $600 annually, contributed through four quarterly contributions. The employee must have active work hours on the week of assistance to be eligible. This amount is inclusive in the calculation of the max contributions allowable under an HSA plan.
PTO Accrued 10 days per year 1-2 years, 12 days per year 2-5 years, 14 days per year 5-7 years, 16 days per year 7-10 years and 20 days per year 10+ years.  Seven paid holidays per year.
401k/Safe Harbor Participate after 60 days. Weifield matches 100% of investment up to 4% after one year of consistent employment.
Cell Phone No
Car Allowance Non
Background Check/ Drug Test Required Yes
Work Schedule 7AM- 5PM Monday through Thursday and 7AM to 3PM on Friday.

 

Due to the nature of this position additional time may be needed in order to complete work activities with no additional compensation.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by management as deemed appropriate. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Weifield Group Contracting Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.