Walton Enterprises is seeking a skilled, highly motivated and entrepreneurial individual to join the team as a Construction Accountant. The ideal teammate will have the demonstrated ability to manage the accounting operations of the construction and property management division of Walton Enterprises.
About the Position
Youll join a top-notch team and handle the accounting for construction projects in a geographically diverse company. You will also be responsible for introducing new procedures and policies related to accounting in the property management department.
What you will do
You will utilize software packages to accurate record construction costs and manage cash flows and budgeting for several projects at a time.
Responsible for supporting the accounting operations of the construction and property management divisions of the company to support construction and property management activities
Communicate routinely with and support construction management and property management on a variety of job-related topics including pay application reviews, retainage, internal reports, bonding, insurance, contract agreements. Process lien releases, final lien releases and project budget close out
Participate in the formation and implementation of company financial plans for project accounting needs, record keeping, lease payments and the annual budgeting process
Preparation of all monthly project reports with construction management
Work with internal accounting/financial departments on monthly reconciliation procedures
Provide reporting and budgeting as required by Management
Manage company entity and projected project cash flows
Interact with accounts payable and accounts receivable staff and functions
Develop written accounting procedures for the operations staff and work with team to ensure proper implementation and compliance
Creating new accounting/operations procedures to prepare and help manage a rapidly growing entity and the evolving business structure
Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information
Assist in collecting and maintaining construction cost metrics and trends
Other duties as assigned
Who we are looking for
Personal attributes that support your success
Ability to act as a trusted advisor to principals and colleagues while demonstrating expertise and integrity
You are helpful, a team player, and show respect while collaborating with others
You are results oriented and exercise sound judgment in your work
A lifelong learner, who is inquisitive and solves problems with bold thinking and innovation
A visionary who plans for the future with imagination and wisdom
You are dedicated to achieving excellence and work with others to tackle the tasks at hand
Additional Helpful Experience Includes
Bachelors Degree in accounting and/or finance preferred
2+ years of Construction Management or General Contracting or Subcontractor industry experience
About the Property Management Department
The Property Management team assists the family members with all property related activities including acquisition, design, and development. They manage a variety of properties including both personal and commercial real estate, vehicles, equipment, and other property related assets throughout the country. The Property Management team also supports the Walton Family Foundation and Walton Enterprises office buildings.
About Walton Enterprises
Walton Enterprises (WEI) is a family office serving the personal and financial needs of multiple generations of the Walton family. Guided by Sam Waltons values, WEIs mission is to enable all family members to reach their personal, philanthropic, and business aspirations.
As the familys wealth grows and a new generation takes on more meaningful roles, WEI is expanding the scope, depth and sophistication of its services, which include wealth management, legal, accounting, tax, risk management/insurance, technology, HR, construction, facilities management, as well as oversight of external resources and services for family members and their related entities. This is an exciting time to be part of this world class team.
Walton Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status of protected veteran, among other things or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
3+ years of progressive construction accounting experience
Experience in job cost accounting and financial reporting
Understanding of commercial insurance
Experience in enterprise accounting software such as SAP, Oracle/PeopleSoft, etc.
Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel including use of pivot tables, charts and graphs, and knowledgeable about other Microsoft suite products
Highly proficient in AIA suite of documents
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience with the creation, upkeep, and management of databases