Senior Staff Accountant
Company: Allen Construction
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Senior Staff Accountant - hybrid
Job Location: Santa Barbara Office - Santa Barbara, CA
Position Type: Full Time
Education Level: 4 Year Degree
Travel Percentage: None
Job Shift: Day
Job Category: Accounting
As one of the nation's top green builders, Allen Construction
specializes in building high-end, new construction and remodeling
projects throughout the greater Santa Barbara area. We have won
numerous project awards regionally and nationally, and we were
named 2016 Company of the Year for employee-owned businesses in the
Western States region. We are at the forefront of sustainable,
quality building and are looking to expand our team with
enthusiastic people who take pride in their craft.
We are looking for a Senior Staff Accountant to join our finance
team in our Santa Barbara office. This position will be responsible
for all facets of day-to-day general ledger accounting. We are
looking for someone who wants to grow with the Company and enjoys
continually learning. The ideal candidate will have meticulous
attention to detail, strong analytical skills, and commitment to
excellence. Opetional hybrid or full-remote for right
Allen Construction offers competitive base salaries and a robust
benefit package including but not limited to:
Paid Time Off
Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
And many other supplemental benefits
POSITION TITLE: Senior Staff Accountant
PRIMARY PLACE OF WORK: Executive office
REPORTS TO: Controller
POSITION SUMMARY: The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for
maintaining all accounting records and preparing internal and
external financial reports. Prepare and review financial statements
and follow General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Reconciliation of all general ledger accounts, including bank
accounts, prepaid expenses, and deferred revenue reconciliations.
Responsible for the completion of monthly close and the preparation
of financial statements. Assist in reporting and monitoring of
backlog. Assist in evaluation and development of internal control
processes and documentation. Assist in cashflow forecasting and
production revenue projections. Coordination with external auditors
and other third parties for requests and inquiries.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS for Senior Staff Accountant:
Meets accounting operational standards by contributing financial
information to strategic plans and reviews
Monitor expenditures regularly, identifying variances in expenses
and budgets, implementing corrective actions
Manage bank account setup and account preferences
Approve cash disbursements by verifying check amounts against
invoices, authorizing checks and wire transfers
Maintain financial security by adhering to internal controls
. Assist in generating analytical reports, and month end financial
Prepare monthly and annual general ledger reconciliations and
workpapers, this includes preparation and recording of
corresponding general ledger and cash management journal
Assist with project accounting responsibilities and duties
Assist with Accounts Payable processes and improvements
Recommend enhancements to general accounting activities, ensuring
procedures compliance, and efficient operations
Prepare and maintain cash flow forecasting and production revenue
Provide and occasionally present to management team with financial
reports and analytics as needed
Assist in coordination with external auditors and other third
parties for requests and inquiries
Assist with preparing and monitoring company budgets.
Assist Controller in various projects and implementations
Provide support to Information Technology and Office Management
B. Additional Duties
Follow-up as needed to ensure a thorough understanding of each
Maintain cordial, professional relationships with colleagues,
management, client and the public
Respond to phone calls and requests promptly
Complete special projects and other duties as assigned
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS for Senior Staff Accountant:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum of 3-5 years of accounting/finance
Understanding of GAAP principles and accounting concepts
Advanced Excel skills.
Experience with ERP systems.
Positive and team-oriented attitude.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work in a team or independently as required.
Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, commitment to
Passion for problem-solving, strong analytical skills.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize and meet
Experience with Sage 300 or Viewpoint by Spectrum
Previous experience working for construction company.
Experience supervising other accounting staff.
Able to type and enter data accurately and quickly
Able to enforce Allen Construction standards, policies and
Able to prioritize and organize work assignments and follow-up as
necessary to achieve desired results
Be a clear thinker, analyze and resolve problems while exercising
Able to communicate well and clearly present financial data and
Strong attention to details
Able to interact positively with colleagues, clients,
subcontractors and others
Able to complete daily duties
Able to ensure security and confidentiality of client and company
Must be able to: stand, sit, squat, turn, bend, operate telephone
and computer, see, speak, hear, write, and lift up to 25
STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS : Requirements are representative of
minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform
this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or
aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may
exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to
the health and safety of themselves, other employees, and/or
Job Code: PM20
Allen Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages
diversity in our workforce. Allen Construction will consider all
qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner
consistence with ban the box laws and regulations.
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