Accounting Assistant

Seattle Permanent USD110,000 - USD145,000 per year
  • An opportunity to work as an Accounting Assistant
  • Working for a Construction General Contractor

About Our Client

My client are a successful and growing general contractor with a strong reputation in the industry. Their focus is on retail, medical, office and industrial

Job Description

The core responsibilities of the Construction Accounting Assistant include:

  • Input initial job project budgets, schedule of values, subcontractor commitments and subsequent change orders to and from owners and subcontractors.
  • Review all job cost postings for accuracy and proper coding making any necessary adjustments. Support Construction Team on coding related issues and questions reducing miscoding and increasing data accuracy.
  • Collect monthly required forms from subcontractors including Pay Application, Conditional, and Unconditional Lien Releases.
  • Review and reconcile Subcontractor Invoices / Draw Requests matching percentage complete with percentage billed.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly Owner Pay Applications.
  • Work with Project Manager's to generate and input estimated costs to complete on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciliation of Project Cost Management System with Accounting Software.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly Work-In-Process Schedule and Financial Statements.
  • Provide support to all accounting positions by cross-training and understanding how each process ties together; provide fill-in support during vacations for these positions.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be/have:

  • 3 years of progressive accounting experience or a degree in accounting.
  • Construction industry experience is highly desired.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to work with and communicate clearly with all internal and external contacts
  • Prior experience using construction accounting software such as Sage, Timberline, Spectrum
  • Solid knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office 365 Suite of software

What's on Offer

$110,000-$150,000 depending on experience

Bonus up to 12.5%

3 weeks vacation accrued

Kate Cameron
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Job summary

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Finance Manager
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Kate Cameron
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