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AP Accountant

Company: KBE Building Corp
Location: Farmington
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT US:Regionally located in Farmington, Connecticut and Columbia, Maryland, KBE Building Corporation is a $300 million construction company serving New England and the Mid-Atlantic, Founded in 1959, KBE provides design-build, construction management, and general contracting services to federal, senior living, educational, corporate, institutional, and retail clients. Engineering News-Record ranks KBE among the top 400 U.S construction companies.CURRENT OPPORTUNITY: Full Time, M-F AP Accountant, Non-Exempt (Eligible for overtime with manager approval)This position isn't your typical AP role. You will be responsible for working with subcontractors, chasing down information and it will be heavily administrative as well as customer service focused. If you are an independent worker who can also work with project teams in the field, than this position is for you!Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned: Maintain established guidelines of organization for work area and job files in order to promote the highest level of efficiency Enter invoices and subcontractor requisitions into the accounting systemVerify, code invoices, and receive Project Manager approval of work completedEnsure that subcontractors and vendors have complied with all administrative requirements prior to payment being madeCurrent certified payroll is received and reviewed for accuracy;Current insurance is received and reviewed for accuracy;Federal Identification number is received;Necessary warranty and close out items are received.Is aware of special project requirements and ensures compliance.Communicate outstanding issues/items to the vendors and subcontractors - information also available for the subs on the portal and through automatic notifiers:Follow up by contacting vendors and subcontractors via phone calls or e-mails;.Document all communications;Involve management personnel when necessary;Handle phone calls regarding payment from vendors and subcontractors.Call to obtain any paperwork that is missing from each vendor.Select invoices to be paid weekly, releases checks, and collects lien waivers:Review job payment status from owners;Review open payables on all jobs to determine payment status to vendors and subcontractors; Update checks holding to reflect checks held for compliance paperwork.Assist with project closeout.Coordinate AP Activity with Billing/Cost Accountant as required:Provide copies of invoices to Billing/Cost Accountant on cost plus requisitions as needed;Collect necessary lien waivers for submission to owners on required projects.Participate in project team meetings:Meet with project team weekly as required;Coordinate participation with Billing/Cost Accountant;Prepare for meeting by following up on to-do items from previous meeting and then printing required reports and bringing them to the meeting for discussion and review.Minimum Qualifications:Associates Degree in Accounting (minimum of Accounting 101 and 102 courses) or 2+ years of payables bookkeeping experience;Construction experience with exposure to lien waivers, certified payrolls and AIA billings from subcontractors;Proficiency is the MS office suite with particular emphasis on MS Excel, a must;10 key calculator operation;Strong written and verbal communicationBENEFITS OFFERED:Vacation / Sick DaysVolunteer time during workdayCompany Holidays/ Floating Holidays (used at employee discretion)Medical, Dental and Vision InsuranceHealth Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsLife Insurance / Supplemental Life InsuranceShort & Long Term Disability Insurance401K Plan with company matchTuition ReimbursementEmployee Assistance ProgramLeadership Development ProgramsCorporate Outings and EventsEmployee Referral Bonus ProgramBusiness Casual Attire per Corporate Policies (denim Fridays)KBE Building Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran statusKBE is a VEVRAA Compliant Federal Contractor.

Keywords: KBE Building Corp, New England , AP Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Farmington, Northeast

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