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Weifield Group Contracting Project Cost Accountant / Accounts Payable in Centennial, Colorado

Project Accountant, Project Cost Accountant

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).

Location Centennial, CO

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


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?


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


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

Employee Health Insurance: Healthcare 100% of the ?Base Plan? by WGC 1st of the month following 60 days

Family Health Insurance: Paid by employee if elected

Voluntary Dental/Vision Insurance: Paid by employee based on coverage selection 1st of the month following 60 days

Disability & Accident Insurance: Paid by employee based on coverage selection 1st of the month following 60 days

Life Insurance: Paid by employer based on coverage of $50,000.

Flex Pan: Employee can set aside $2650 pre-tax dollars for health/$5000 for daycare after 60 days n

PTO & Holiday: 10 days per year 1-5; 15 days per year after 5 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 employment.

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions and position responsibilities. 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. reserves all rights to alter or discontinue any item listed under ?compensation package? without notice.

Weifield Group Contracting Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.