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Construction Project Accounting Specialist

Company: Owen Ames Kimball
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Owen Ames Kimball Co. (O A K) is an employee-owned company and fixture in West Michigan, Southwest Florida, and Colorado commercial, educational, industrial, and heavy/civil construction landscape for over 130 years.We are currently seeking a Project Accounting Specialist - to join our Accounting Team in Grand Rapids.Responsibilities:Prepare Monthly Pay Applications using AIA G702/G703 and other Accounts Receivable Invoice Forms as required by Owner Contract.Ensure Subcontractor/Suppliers Waivers of Lien are received and correct.Ensure all Compliance requirements for W-9's, Insurance Certificates, EEO, and other documents are met by Subcontractors and Suppliers.Prepare Sworn Statements for billings as required.Assist in the follow-up on outstanding accounts receivable invoices and ensure positive cash flow for the company and its subcontractors/suppliers.Ensure contracts and change orders are processed accurately and timely.Analyze project variances and work with the project team to ensure corrective action is taken.Ensure Project Files are organized and follow project document guidelines.Work closely with our customers to ensure their reporting needs are met.Close out project accounts upon project completion.Assist with special projects as requested.The ideal candidate will possess:Education and experience: Candidates for the Billing Specialist should have 3+ years of experience, preferably in a construction project cost environment, a bachelor's degree in accounting or business, is preferred, but equivalent experience will be considered.Eye for Details: Accuracy is critical for success in this role. Candidate must have superior organizational, communication (both written and verbal) and decision-making skills.Tech know-how: A strong background in using all Microsoft Office programs, particularly Excel, as well as with an ability to become familiar with firm-specific programs and software (Accumatica)Trust:Our clients return to O A K because we are honest, genuine, and authentic; our sense of integrity guides our work. This is simply who we are, and this what we expect from each and every person at O A K. Candidate must be able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion in dealing with sensitive matters.Embodiment of our corporate values: Choosing what's right, every time; A can-do attitude; A personal sense of responsibility; People who value people.Apply today if you're looking for a great opportunity with a growing company that can offer:An attractive compensation and benefits package including competitive salary, 401k profit sharing arrangement and health care benefits.Working with great people. Our close-knit culture is one of the best parts about O A K. We have low turnover and we have a lot of fun.The ability to make a difference. Our size and culture encourages recognition and reward of the hard work that you'll do and the value you'll bring.Stable, reputable company. O A K was founded in Grand Rapids in 1891. We work with a wide variety of clients and markets throughout Michigan, Florida, and Colorado with approximately $400 million worth of construction projects each year.O-A-K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Owen Ames Kimball, Grand Rapids , Construction Project Accounting Specialist, Professions , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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